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2014-01-22 23:02:30

EarthCam, the experts in partnering with businesses around the world to showcase their destinations, has teamed up with The Friends of Algonquin Park to deliver spectacular views of the Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 EarthCam, the experts in partnering with businesses around the world to showcase their destinations, has teamed up with The Friends of Algonquin Park to deliver spectacular views of the Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario,...

2011-10-07 13:36:37

A new University of Guelph study shows that gray jays hoping to survive and reproduce through Canada´s harsh winters need to be able to store food in the right kinds of trees. The study appears in Oecologia and was co-authored by Prof. Ryan Norris, Department of Integrative Biology; Brian Kielstra, an undergraduate student in the Department of Geography; and Dan Strickland, retired chief naturalist of Algonquin Park in Ontario. Unlike most birds that migrate for winter, gray jays...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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