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That the northern mockingbird is the state bird of Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas attests to its popularity. Although its coloring is fairly nondescript, the boisterous song of this avian entertainer is anything but ordinary.
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0000: Today's Hortiscope: Is it one of those days when everything feels a little off-kilter? Take it as a sign to postpone sharpening your lawn mower blade, opt for sturdy shoes, and slather on a little sunscreen before heading outdoors. Better safe than sorry.
1652: Augustus Quirinus Rivinus, German physician and botanist, was born at Leipzig. He would become curator of the University of Leipzig medical garden and author many books on plants. He nearly blinded himself by looking at sunspots.
1735: John Lightfoot, English botanist and conchologist, was born at Newent, Gloucestershire. He would write Flora Scotica and botanized under the patronage of the Duchess of Portland.
1886: Clarence Birdseye, American naturalist, was born. While working in the Arctic, he would observe how ice, wind and extreme cold quickly froze fish, preserving the taste and texture. He began national distribution of frozen vegetables in 1944.