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A look at the destructive mountain beaver commonly known as the "Boomer". See how fourteeen year old Elizabeth Thomas has spent years documenting the Rufous Hummingbird. And look closer at the microscopic insects live in an amazing but violent world.

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Boomers

A look at the destructive mountain beaver commonly known as the "Boomer".

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Rufous Hummingbirds

Fourteeen year old Elizabeth Thomas has spent years documenting these birds.

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Tiny Bugs

Microscopic insects live in an amazing but violent world.

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Major Support Provided By:
Carol and Velma Saling Foundation
William K. Blount Family

Additional Support Provided By:
Coit Family Foundation
Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
Christine and David Vernier
Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy.

Special thanks for support by:
The Roundhouse Foundation, Barbara Emily Knudsen Charitable Foundation, Bonnie and Peter Reagan, Lee and Marcia Stevenson and Elaine Whitley