SciFriday: Giant Swamp Rats, Fleas, and Exploding Whales

Los Angeles is dealing with an outbreak of flea-borne typhus, while northern California has been invaded by giant semi-aquatic rodents called nutria. Meanwhile, Hawaii tries to get rid of a whale carcass that’s drawing tiger and great white sharks close to shore.

Big news for the SkyWatchTV Israel Tour in May! Jim Barfield of the Copper Scroll Project has agreed to take our group on a tour of Qumran, which is where he believes the Copper Scroll points to the burial sites of the treasures of Solomon’s Temple! To join us in Israel, log on to LipkinTours.com.

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