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2008-07-15 06:00:00

By Rick Ruggles, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 15--The primate would move when he pleased. Lied Jungle zookeeper Jennifer Giessinger needed to clean his cage. She tossed small chunks of sweet potato into an adjacent cage to entice the primate from his own enclosure into the other.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.