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4 posts between August 1, 2006 and August 31, 2006

Oak Tree Waters Itself, Baffles Everyone

A San Antonio "red oak tree has baffled tree experts, water specialists and nursery professionals" because water is squirting out of the trunk.
Who is baffled: tree experts, water specialists and nursery professionals
Posted 11.2 years ago (136 months) • Monday, August 14, 2006 • Permalink

Yellow jacket nests the size of a car. I'd say that's perplexing.

Insect experts are baffled, as well as perplexed by the gigantic yellow jacket nests that are being discovered in "old barns, unoccupied houses, cars and underground cavities".

Or rather, gigantic nests of yellow jackets. When we get nests of gigantic yellow jackets I'm going to run screaming.
Who is baffled: insect experts
Posted 11.2 years ago (135 months) • Tuesday, August 22, 2006 • Permalink

Fish dead. Perplexity ensues.

The mysterious sudden deaths of more than a thousand fish along the Ottawa River continue to baffle government officials.

"It's like a jigsaw puzzle." Except the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle are dead fish.
Who is baffled: government officials
Posted 11.2 years ago (135 months) • Tuesday, August 22, 2006 • Permalink

Muck blamed for horrific plague of flies

"Muck spreading on nearby fields has been put forward as a possible cause" for the "horrific" swarm of common flies. "But experts say there is no proof to back up this theory."

What proof do you need? We're talking muck here.
Who is baffled: environmental health officers
Posted 11.2 years ago (135 months) • Tuesday, August 22, 2006 • Permalink
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