A Last Dash
Saluter is a winner. His story is a classic one...bought on a lark by a local Maryland trainer, Saluter now goes for a last dash at point-to-point glory. The thoroughbred, who's won 21 steeplechase races, now goes for the big one: the Virginia Gold Cup.
Bats in Pennsylvania have been found to holler echolocation screeches that seem to sound different than, say, Western Maryland bats, even though they're "saying" the same thing. One scientist's conclusion: It's not quite Baltimorese, but bats may speak in distinct dialects. Also: the state of bats and research to learn how different Maryland species are faring.
A Story of Slime
For some creatures, slime is an absolute necessity. For others, like Maryland Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Ed Thompson, it provides a fascinating look into the lives of sticky, gooey Maryland fauna.