Travel Geeks online: mountains, moonshine and barbecue in North Carolina — 9 March 2021

Join us from 19:00 to 20:00 on Tuesday 9 March to hear from a panel of expert guests who will be discussing all things North Carolina. 

Why Hurricane Florence Is Such a Dangerous Storm

The category four hurricane is expected to hit with intense winds and cause major flooding.

Love Honey? Make a Beeline to These Cities

Get a taste of the hive on holiday.

See 'Frozen' Alligators Breathing Through Ice to Survive

These North Carolina alligators have adapted to survive in a frozen pond. In response to the cold, they are using a survival technique called brumation. Alligators brumate by slowing down their metabolism and becoming lethargic. Brumating allows alligators to regulate their body temperature and survive all kinds of weather. During extremely cold years, they can stay still for much of the season. As the season ends, the alligators will go through thermoregulation and their bodies will return to normal temperatures.

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