They say, “Write what you know!” But they forget to add, “Learn what you don’t!” For writers, thorough research is absolutely integral. Sometimes I catch myself needing to become an expert on something I didn’t even know existed! Maybe my bizarre explorations of our world can help your writing, too.
Today, karst and caves!
Karst & Caves
- Introduction to caves and karst – National Park Service
- Karst – Encyclopaedia Britannica
- Karst ecosystems – The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Midwest Region)
Flora & Fauna
- Karst cave habitats – Alaska Department of Fish & Game
- Pelophryne api – Api dwarf toad
- Pilea guizhouensis – New species in the nettle family
- Proteus anguinus – Cave salamander
- Texella reddelli – The Bee Creek cave harvestman
- Cave cross section – Encyclopaedia Britannica
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