The Giant Flea Hunt – NY TImes


While it’s in the NY Times, this story is actually from Gig Harbor. A funny tale about how to catch one of the worlds’ largest fleas, which happens to live around here! Thanks to Jerry Gorsline for forwarding this on to me.

GIG HARBOR, Wash. — In the Pacific Northwest, we live among behemoths — snowcapped volcanoes, towering trees, great splashing salmon and lattes as big as a child’s head. Yet one of the region’s undeniably superlative titans has slipped beneath everyone’s radar.

Read the whole story here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/29/science/the-great-giant-flea-hunt.html?module=Search&mabReward=relbias%3As%2C%7B%221%22%3A%22RI%3A7%22%7D&_r=1

 

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