Tag Archive: Mysterious

Mysterious Growths on Bald Cypress

Cypress twig galls on bald cypress leaves. Photo: J_McConnell, UF/IFAS Bald cypress Taxodium distichum is a native tree that is commonly planted in landscapes because it is adaptable to many sites and grows quickly. It is an interesting tree because it has soft flat leaves that fall off in the winter like other deciduous shade …

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Mysterious 6 Legged Calf born in Jackson County Explained

Dr. Owen Rae, DVM, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, said “The condition is called polymelia or, an easier description, parasitic limbs. Willard Yeomans said, “I have been milking cows for 58 years and have never seen anything like this!” Willard Yeomans, who owns Oak Ridge Dairy┬álocated┬ájust north of Grand Ridge, discovered a very …

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