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2013-07-05 23:03:54

William Mattar Law Offices made a donation to the Buffalo Zoo to benefit a rescued polar bear cub named Kali. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 William Mattar Law Offices has expanded on their motto “Helping people, it’s what we do” by reaching out to a baby polar bear this month. The bear cub, Kali, was rescued in Alaska earlier this year and is now at the Buffalo Zoo. The personal injury firm made a cash donation to the zoo for the bear. Prior to Kali’s arrival in...

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2010-03-15 07:15:00

In an effort to save many endangered species in their country, Rio de Janeiro's zoo has been taking in a collection of animals in order to become a maternity ward for many of them that have never been born in captivity. Among the rare animals that are finding refuge at the zoo: the black-collared anteater and the Ararajuba Golden Parakeet. These are just two of the many unique animals threatened by extinction. The zoo is now home to more than 500 mammals, 900 reptiles, and 1,000 birds,...


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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