MAE PEARL

Age: 1 year old
Gender: Female
Weight: 30 pounds Breed: Pit Bull Mix
Temperament: Energetic. Playful. Sweet dog. Picky about whom she likes.

SIGNIFICANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY MADE AT MITCHELVILLE

BY CLAY BONNYMAN EVANS | PHOTOS SUPPLIED

Katherine “Katie” Seeber first came to Hilton Head Island in 2015 as a graduate student of archaeology at New York’s Binghamton University, to assist one of her professors with the excavation of indigenous shell rings.

It was, you might say, the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

WHICH ONES ARE FRIENDLY, WHICH ONES ARE BEST LEFT ALONE

BY CLAY BONNYMAN EVANS | PHOTO SUPPLIED

Of South Carolina’s 38 snake species, six are venomous. Though all six occur in the Lowcountry, only two are relatively common in or around Hilton Head Island and Bluffton. And there’s one simple rule to avoid being bitten: Leave them be. “We have good stats showing that people are usually bitten while trying to kill or handle them.

FRED

Age: 10 months old
Gender: Male
Weight: 45-50 pounds
Breed: Mixed
Temperament: Fred was hit by a car at 4 months old; he is paralyzed on his backend but does not let that slow him down. He rides in style in his wheelchair and can scoot around when he is not in his chair. He will make a wonderful and special addition to any family.

ODIN

Age: 2 ½ years old
Gender: Male
Weight: 57 pounds
Breed: Terrier Mix
Temperament: Laid back, affectionate, a little independent, athletic.