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  • Flower Hat Jelly

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    My! Jellies come and go so quickly around here! Not the Jellies special exhibit—that will be around through next spring.

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  • Lakefront Recreational Season Begins

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    Spring offers many more opportunities to enjoy the Great Lakes, whether it is boating, fishing or going to the beach!

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  • A jelly by any other name is just as amazing

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    They don’t have the trailing, stinging tentacles that characterize so many jelly species. They do have rows of comblike structures running lengthwise on their bell-shaped bodies. They can eat 10 times their weight in zooplankton and other prey a day. True, these animals are microweights, but that’s still an impressive feat of gourmandism.

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  • Cure-ageous in Pink

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    The 5,000-square-foot garden features three plantings of the Darwin Hybrid tulip Van Eijk in the Susan G. Komen for the Cure logo, a runner formed from the iconic pink ribbon design, connected by a curving swath of yellow tulips. 

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  • Right Bite Fish of the Month: Pacific Halibut

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    Do you ever feel like life is a little sideways? No need to worry, Pacific halibut can relate. As larvae, halibut swim right-side up like other fish. 

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