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Geologists are now convinced that ancient, monstrous earthquakes and tsunami waves have battered the Oregon coast again and again. Given its violent past, the big question is, "can it happen again?" And squirrels, take a look a the animal we all take for granted!

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Coastal Tsunami

Tsunami waves have battered the Oregon coast in the past, so will it happen again?

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A look at the tree squirrel, one of our most familiar and least studied wild animals.

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