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2014-08-11 23:01:03

This year's photo shoot goes native at the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation; August 26-29 at Billie Swamp Safari on Big Cypress Seminole Reservation. Florida (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 This year's photo shoot goes native at the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation; August 26-29 at Billie Swamp Safari on Big Cypress Seminole Reservation. WHAT: Grand scale photo shoot for the 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Tampa Calendar in South Florida WHO: Twenty (20) Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &...

Reintroduction Efforts Save Florida Panther Population From Extinction
2012-12-18 11:38:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the early 1990s, Florida´s panther population was on the verge on being completely wiped out, with an estimated 20 to 25 of the big cats left in the state. To reverse the trends of this dire situation, Florida conservationists introduced eight female Texas pumas in an effort to mate them with local panthers in 1995. The result has been deemed a success as the big cats have rebounded in a big way over the past 17 years,...

2010-09-07 06:45:00

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is inviting Floridians and others on a multiple-day exploration of native wildlife as well as wilderness habitats within the diversity of Collier County's state and national parks and refuges including the globally unique ecosystem of the Everglades. Discounted rates at accommodations packaged with a Florida Resident 50% off Naples Zoo ticket combined with the benefits of visiting outside tourist season make this an...

2010-02-17 15:47:00

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Collier Enterprises today announced that it will delay permitting for the Town of Big Cypress in order to participate in a new Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) being created by a coalition of conservation organizations and Collier County landowners. The HCP will provide protection for multiple species in eastern Collier's Rural Lands Stewardship area, including the endangered Florida panther. The idea for a Habitat Conservation Plan for eastern...

2009-01-30 11:19:00

BIG CYPRESS, Fla., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Building Corp. has completed the design and construction of the new 50,000-square-foot, $16 million Public Safety Complex at the Big Cypress Seminole Community, said John Scherer, Partner and Vice President of Construction. Located in the heart of the Big Cypress Community on Josie Billie Highway, the new complex will house more than two-dozen members of the Seminole Tribe's Public Safety Department and equipment for both police and...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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