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The Atlantic
Willy Wonka, Technology Criticmore poignant, given that the author’s first descriptions of the Oompa Loompas,
Willy Wonka, Technology Critic
The Atlantic / Posted an hour ago
more poignant, given that the author’s first descriptions of the Oompa Loompas, in his original text, were of African Pygmy people, rather than the green-haired, orange-faced beings seen in the film. (Wonka’s not the only capitalist magnate... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Jeep celebrates 75 yearscame up with the BRC (Bantam Reconnaissance Car). Ford came to the party a bit
Jeep celebrates 75 years
Wheels.ca / Posted 3 days ago
came up with the BRC (Bantam Reconnaissance Car). Ford came to the party a bit later with its General Purpose ‘Pygmy.’ The American Bantam design came closest to meeting the specs, but concerns about the company’s ability to produce... Read more
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express
Another animal honour for David Attenborough as he names ancient miniature lionattenboroughi, a goblin spider • Polioptila attenboroughi, a gnatcatcher bird
Another animal honour for David Attenborough as he names ancient miniature lion
express / Posted 4 days ago
attenboroughi, a goblin spider • Polioptila attenboroughi, a gnatcatcher bird • Electrotettix attenboroughi, an extinct pygmy locust • Trigonopterus attenboroughi, a flightless weevil • Sirdavidia, a genus of flowering plants • Hieracium... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Smart partnership boosts forest managementof Rare, Threatened and Endangered (RTE) species in Sabah. It is home to at le
Smart partnership boosts forest management
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
of Rare, Threatened and Endangered (RTE) species in Sabah. It is home to at least 75 species of mammals including Borneo pygmy elephants, orangutan and tembadau, as well as over 220 species of birds. Through its well-formulated FMP, a... Read more
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ajc.com
Biodiverse destination offers the best for birders and scuba...on to the Kinabatangan River, home to monkeys, elephants and crocodiles. There
Biodiverse destination offers the best for birders and scuba...
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
on to the Kinabatangan River, home to monkeys, elephants and crocodiles. There had been reports of a herd of rare Bornean pygmy elephants, of which there are only about 200 left in the area, moving upriver. On our first day, we got lucky: a group... Read more
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The Courier
'Sweetest' pygmy hippo Petre dies at Melbourne ZooThe first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his
'Sweetest' pygmy hippo Petre dies at Melbourne Zoo
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
The first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his mum. The first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his mother. Petre died on Monday at age 32 after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage. A... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Sweetest' pygmy hippo Petre dies at Melbourne ZooThe first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his
'Sweetest' pygmy hippo Petre dies at Melbourne Zoo
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his mum. The first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his mother. Petre died on Monday at age 32 after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage. A... Read more
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The Age
'Sweetest' pygmy hippo Petre dies at Melbourne ZooThe first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his
'Sweetest' pygmy hippo Petre dies at Melbourne Zoo
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
The first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his mother. Petre died on Monday at age 32 after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage. Petre with her two-week-old baby Obi in June 2015. Photo: Joe Armao A CT scan identified... Read more
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International Business Times
Adorable pygmy-possums sense danger and escape fire even during hibernationbeen ravaged by bush fires, and they wanted to understand whether some of the c
Adorable pygmy-possums sense danger and escape fire even during hibernation
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
been ravaged by bush fires, and they wanted to understand whether some of the countries' hibernating species, such as pygmy-possums, were able to wake up and escape the flames. Pygmy-possums are generally found on the south-east coast of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Melbourne Zoo mourns death of pygmy hippoMelbourne Zoo's pygmy hippopotamus Petre dies after brain haemorrhage A female
Melbourne Zoo mourns death of pygmy hippo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Melbourne Zoo's pygmy hippopotamus Petre dies after brain haemorrhage A female pygmy hippopotamus has died at Melbourne Zoo after suffering partial paralysis following a cerebral haemorrhage. Melbourne Zoo official Marcia Salverson said anything... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Tiny Pygmy-Possums Can Smell Smoke And Move While Dormantbushfire. To investigate whether dormant animals can detect and evade fires, th
Tiny Pygmy-Possums Can Smell Smoke And Move While Dormant
Popular Science Australia / Posted 7 days ago
bushfire. To investigate whether dormant animals can detect and evade fires, the scientists rounded up five eastern pygmy-possums (Cercartetus nanus), nocturnal marsupials found in trees along Australia's southeast coast. Pygmy-possums... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Mum from Melton named Britain’s Strongest Womanand Ben Gray. A powerhouse mother-of-two from Melton has been crowned Britain’
Mum from Melton named Britain’s Strongest Woman
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
and Ben Gray. A powerhouse mother-of-two from Melton has been crowned Britain’s strongest woman - deadlifting as much as a pygmy hippopotamus on her way to the title. Mother-of-two Andrea Thompson, 33, from Melton, has been crowned Britain's... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hibernating pygmy-possums can sense danger even while dormantPygmy-possum. Credit: Gerhard Koertner What happens to hibernating or torpid an
Hibernating pygmy-possums can sense danger even while dormant
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Pygmy-possum. Credit: Gerhard Koertner What happens to hibernating or torpid animals when a bushfire rages? Are they able to sense danger and wake up from their energy-saving sleep to move to safety? Yes, says Julia Nowack of the University of New... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why Borneo could be paradise for allon to the Kinabatangan River, home to monkeys, elephants and crocodiles. There
Why Borneo could be paradise for all
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
on to the Kinabatangan River, home to monkeys, elephants and crocodiles. There had been reports of a herd of rare Bornean pygmy elephants, of which there are only about 200 left in the area, moving upriver. On our first day, we got lucky: a group... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Partial to Home: Prankster fails to get Harper's goatand sheep" are a popular item. The Aug. 15 issue has 17 listings, including thi
Partial to Home: Prankster fails to get Harper's goat
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
and sheep" are a popular item. The Aug. 15 issue has 17 listings, including this one from Lowndes County: "Pygmy, Nubian & Nigerian Dwarf goats, all ages, wormed & vaccinated, selling out, $25-$75." And then, there is a phone... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Birder, scuba diver - or both? This biodiverse destination offers the best of both worldson to the Kinabatangan River, home to monkeys, elephants and crocodiles. There
Birder, scuba diver - or both? This biodiverse destination offers the best of both worlds
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
on to the Kinabatangan River, home to monkeys, elephants and crocodiles. There had been reports of a herd of rare Bornean pygmy elephants, of which there are only about 200 left in the area, moving upriver. On our first day, we got lucky: a group... Read more
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FOX News
Why losing my Olympic dream was the best thing that ever happened to mevoid in my life. I would never have known the peace that comes from a relations
Why losing my Olympic dream was the best thing that ever happened to me
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
void in my life. I would never have known the peace that comes from a relationship with God, and I would have never met my Pygmy family deep in the jungles of the Congo. Wrestling for my country would have been a great honor, but God’s plan for me... Read more
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express
Slow loris' eyesight SAVED thanks to double cataract surgeryGloria the slow loris was saved by emergency eye surgery Gloria the pygmy slow
Slow loris' eyesight SAVED thanks to double cataract surgery
express / Posted 12 days ago
Gloria the slow loris was saved by emergency eye surgery Gloria the pygmy slow loris has undergone double cataract surgery due to her failing eyesight, which has meant she has struggled to find food to eat. The primate, who lives at Paignton Zoo... Read more
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express
Rare white gazelle rescued after suffering terrible injuries caused by barbed wire- in a critical condition, with both his forelegs and neck badly injured with d
Rare white gazelle rescued after suffering terrible injuries caused by barbed wire
express / Posted 14 days ago
- in a critical condition, with both his forelegs and neck badly injured with deep cuts. Related articles Oldest living pygmy goat in the UK becomes great-grandmother WATCH: Dog weeps when she realises she has been SAVED from well I just dream... Read more
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New York Post
The luxe eco-lodge where you can sleep in a cloud forestof wine on the roof deck. On hikes through their rugged trails, your guide’s e
The luxe eco-lodge where you can sleep in a cloud forest
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
of wine on the roof deck. On hikes through their rugged trails, your guide’s expert eyes will come across rare birds, like pygmy owls and the Andean cock-of-the-rock, or spy frogs that are almost entirely transparent. There’s an otter-like tayra... Read more
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The Manila Times
Elephant with ‘saber-tooth’ tusks found in MalaysiaAugust 13, 2016 7:44 pm KUALA LUMPUR: A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing
Elephant with ‘saber-tooth’ tusks found in Malaysia
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
August 13, 2016 7:44 pm KUALA LUMPUR: A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a saber-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia, a wildlife official... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rare find! Malayan pygmy elephant found with tusks growing inwards‘Sabre-tooth’ elephant is discovered in Malaysia with its tusks facing the wron
Rare find! Malayan pygmy elephant found with tusks growing inwards
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
‘Sabre-tooth’ elephant is discovered in Malaysia with its tusks facing the wrong way The rare pygmy elephant has tusks that grow inward instead of up It could be a result of in breeding or a congenital defect There are plans to send the animal to... Read more
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ABC News
Rare Pygmy Elephant With 'Saber-Tooth' Tusks Spotted in MalaysiaA team of wildlife experts spotted a rare pygmy elephant with "saber-tooth"-lik
Rare Pygmy Elephant With 'Saber-Tooth' Tusks Spotted in Malaysia
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
A team of wildlife experts spotted a rare pygmy elephant with "saber-tooth"-like tusks in the Malaysian state of Sabah on Borneo island, according to the Sabah Wildlife Department. The baby-faced elephant with large ears, a long tail and tusks... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rare elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in MalaysiaKUALA LUMPUR: A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up
Rare elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia, a wildlife official told AFP on Friday (Aug 12). The unusual looking animal was found by a team... Read more
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Boston Globe
For some, roosters are something to crow aboutespecially horses and chickens. Rosenfield has had various animals on his thre
For some, roosters are something to crow about
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
especially horses and chickens. Rosenfield has had various animals on his three-acre property -- he currently has five pygmy goats -- and said animal complaints should be handled like any other neighborhood dispute: by “talking and working it... Read more
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iafrica.com
Sabre-toothed elephant?A file image of an Asian elephant. Credit: pixabay.com A rare pygmy elephant w
Sabre-toothed elephant?
iafrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
A file image of an Asian elephant. Credit: pixabay.com A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia, a wildlife official told AFP on Friday. The unusual... Read more
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Salem News
Fair ResultsLone Rangers 3rd Hannah N Hephner Leetonia, OH Country Hands 4th Kyle J Frenc
Fair Results
Salem News / Posted 18 days ago
Lone Rangers 3rd Hannah N Hephner Leetonia, OH Country Hands 4th Kyle J French Lisbon, OH Lisbon Junior Farmers Lot P - Pygmy Goats Class 1 - Does born May 1- July 1 2015 1st Amanda L French Lisbon, OH Lisbon Junior Farmers 2nd Kelly J See... Read more
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Business Standard India
India has only 3% share in world mobile revenueNo wonder, every sixth subscriber of mobile device across the world is an India
India has only 3% share in world mobile revenue
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
No wonder, every sixth subscriber of mobile device across the world is an Indian. But when it comes to revenues, India is a pygmy, with average monthly spends of $4 per user or 2.7 per cent of the world’s. Mobile rates in India are among the lowest... Read more
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Business Standard India
India, second largest mobile market, contributes less than 3% revenueswonder, every sixth subscriber of mobile device across the world is an Indian.
India, second largest mobile market, contributes less than 3% revenues
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
wonder, every sixth subscriber of mobile device across the world is an Indian. But, when it comes to revenues, India is a pygmy with average monthly spends of $4 per user. India’s revenue share is only 2.7 per cent of the world’s mobile... Read more
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The Hill
To curb climate change, looking beyond carbon dioxide to your ACGlobal emissions of HFCs are about 30,000 times less than those for carbon diox
To curb climate change, looking beyond carbon dioxide to your AC
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
Global emissions of HFCs are about 30,000 times less than those for carbon dioxide. That's roughly the ratio between a pygmy mouse and a lion. HFCs play a small role in warming today. However, as air conditioning use grows, so too will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In America, Africa's Oldest Republic History Celebrated43 percent of the remaining rain forest in the West African sub-region, with un
In America, Africa's Oldest Republic History Celebrated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
43 percent of the remaining rain forest in the West African sub-region, with unique plant and animal species, including the pygmy hippopotamus. With a population of 4.5 million, Liberia is well endowed with natural resources, including rubber,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
130 experts to converge for Danum Valley studyof primates and the critically endangered Bornean Orang Utan," said Sapawi. "O
130 experts to converge for Danum Valley study
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 19 days ago
of primates and the critically endangered Bornean Orang Utan," said Sapawi. "Other large mammals include the Bornean Pygmy Elephant, Banteng, Malayan Sun Bear, Clouded Leopard, Bay cat, Binturong and many species of deer. It is also home to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Rescued animal zoo helps heal hurting people, toojust progresses,” Diane said. Now, they take care of nine sheep, six llamas, f
Rescued animal zoo helps heal hurting people, too
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
just progresses,” Diane said. Now, they take care of nine sheep, six llamas, five mini-horses, five whitetail deer, four pygmy goats, four dwarf Nigerian goats, three mixed-breed goats, three potbellied pigs, two donkeys and a growing assortment... Read more
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walesonline
Mechanic gets a surprise when he finds a Royal Python in his new carhave been brought into the country by someone. “They are brown and gold. They
Mechanic gets a surprise when he finds a Royal Python in his new car
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
have been brought into the country by someone. “They are brown and gold. They are from Africa and are sometimes called Pygmy Pythons or Ball Pythons because they roll themselves up in a ball. It is harmless. "It is not venomous. You might get... Read more
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Salem News
Fair Results- Dairy Goat - Wethers 1 - John D Miller, Homeworth 2 - Haley Brieck, Kensing
Fair Results
Salem News / Posted 21 days ago
- Dairy Goat - Wethers 1 - John D Miller, Homeworth 2 - Haley Brieck, Kensington 3 - Cathy French, Lisbon Goats - Pygmy - Junior Doe kids-5/1 to present 1 - Katie Houk, Poland 2 - Garrett Timmons, Salem Goats - Pygmy - Intrmt Doe Kids -... Read more
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Salem News
Fair Results1 - Alli Hall, Lisbon 2 - Breanna Hall, East Liverpool 3 - Courtney Banks, Sa
Fair Results
Salem News / Posted 21 days ago
1 - Alli Hall, Lisbon 2 - Breanna Hall, East Liverpool 3 - Courtney Banks, Salem Goats - Pygmy - Does 6 yrs.and over 1 - Katie Houk, Poland 2 - Angela Mossor, Rogers 3 - Cathy French, Lisbon Goats - Pygmy - Milking Doe 1 - Katie Houk,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Richland Township Community Day becomes family traditionPetting Zoo typically brings nearly 100 animals to Richland Township Community
Richland Township Community Day becomes family tradition
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Petting Zoo typically brings nearly 100 animals to Richland Township Community Park, including Sicilian donkeys, African pygmy goats and Katahdin sheep, plus, turkeys, ducks, chickens and llamas. Festival-goers will be able to buy small... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Pygmy goats join in the costume contest fun at the fairafternoon. By Jeremy Foster, Special to The Star Inspired by the new Ghostbus
Pygmy goats join in the costume contest fun at the fair
Ventura County Star / Posted 22 days ago
afternoon. By Jeremy Foster, Special to The Star Inspired by the new Ghostbusters movie, Shira Cohen-Sitt, 15, and her Pygmy goat, Athena, donned "Goatbuster" jackets on Sunday afternoon for the small livestock costume contest at the Ventura... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, Aug. 6Lying, Infidelity. I thought he was talking about Trump. Not a fan of name cal
The Buzz, Aug. 6
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
Lying, Infidelity. I thought he was talking about Trump. Not a fan of name calling but David Brooks calling Trump a "moral pygmy" is too good not to appreciate. If this election we had a Lincoln or Reagan vs Trump maybe you could dis Trump. But... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DENR chief calls for review of mining law in PHalso look into mining operations that threatened two protected areas in Davao O
DENR chief calls for review of mining law in PH
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
also look into mining operations that threatened two protected areas in Davao Oriental province, including Mt. Hamiguitan’s pygmy forest. “A mine in between two protected areas? That’s crazy,” she said. “I will not wait for even an hour, they’ll... Read more
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Greenville Advocate
Tale of a donkey: Sanctuary houses more than dogs, catseggs Shaffer finds around the property. “I’m on egg duty every morning,” Shaff
Tale of a donkey: Sanctuary houses more than dogs, cats
Greenville Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
eggs Shaffer finds around the property. “I’m on egg duty every morning,” Shaffer said. Over the years, she also has had a Pygmy goat named Grace that she rescued and took care of for 13 years; multiple rabbits; a box turtle she found in her back... Read more
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PhysOrg
Earth-Kind plants 'prosper' as environmentally sound choicestypes of shrubs planted were dwarf yaupon holly, dwarf Chinese holly, Carissa h
Earth-Kind plants 'prosper' as environmentally sound choices
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
types of shrubs planted were dwarf yaupon holly, dwarf Chinese holly, Carissa holly, 'Gulfstream' dwarf nandina, 'Crimson Pygmy' barberry, 'Rose Creek' abelia , 'Purple Pixie' fringe flower, 'Olivia' Indian Hawthorn, 'Cherry Dazzle' crape myrtle,... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AU’s nursing camp gives high schoolers a glimpse into healthcare professionsnaming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for
AU’s nursing camp gives high schoolers a glimpse into healthcare professions
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
naming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male pygmy hippopotamus calf is coming to a close. The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The stars always shine at the Civicoriginal ceiling stars were swapped out for the more modern display that today'
The stars always shine at the Civic
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
original ceiling stars were swapped out for the more modern display that today's visitors enjoy. "The original stars were pygmy lamps shining through small holes in the ceiling. Over time, many burnt out, leaving blank patches," Bryce says. "The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Hoover man burned in accident 5 months ago home from hospitalnaming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for
Hoover man burned in accident 5 months ago home from hospital
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
naming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male pygmy hippopotamus calf is coming to a close. The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Man fatally shot outside nightclub in Dothannaming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for
Man fatally shot outside nightclub in Dothan
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
naming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male pygmy hippopotamus calf is coming to a close. The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Single-vehicle crash claims life of Decatur mannaming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for
Single-vehicle crash claims life of Decatur man
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
naming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male pygmy hippopotamus calf is coming to a close. The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Little boy who became honorary Center Point firefighter passes awaynaming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for
Little boy who became honorary Center Point firefighter passes away
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
naming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male pygmy hippopotamus calf is coming to a close. The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Missing Decatur teens found, investigation ongoingnaming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for
Missing Decatur teens found, investigation ongoing
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
naming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male pygmy hippopotamus calf is coming to a close. The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Two dead in 7th Ward shootingnaming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for
Two dead in 7th Ward shooting
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
naming Montgomery Zoo's baby hippo ends Sunday The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male pygmy hippopotamus calf is coming to a close. The chance to submit a name for the Montgomery Zoo's newly introduced male... Read more
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