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2005-10-31 12:31:30

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - Police seized a lion in poor health from a private home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after scared neighbors squawked about the beast's roar, police said on Friday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.