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2008-07-11 09:00:32

By Devin Rose, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 11--Carol Infalt keeps about 75 raccoons at her rural Jefferson County home, and can even be seen in the trees teaching the babies how to climb. Linda Bethke spent $2,000 on 4,000 mice to feed the birds of prey she cares for around Sauk City after the tough winter made it hard for birds to hunt. Ken and Barbara Bowman kept 145 rescued bats in their Sun Prairie basement this winter. Infalt, Bethke and the Bowmans are wildlife...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.