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Black bears were once distributed throughout Nevada, but subsequently vanished in the early 1900s. Due in a great part to conservation and management efforts, the bear population is increasing and rapidly reoccupying its former range.
Word of the Day
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".