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2009-04-11 07:10:00

Friday, Slovenian authorities said that they are going to cull 70 brown bears and 10 wolves this year to help maintain a balanced wildlife population, but the hunting quota was markedly less than past records. "The current population of both species in Slovenia is rather favorable. They have enough living space and appropriate living conditions without any natural enemies," Environment Minister Karl Erjavec said. According to the environment ministry, Slovenia's bear population is thought to...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.