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Cougar Resurgence In The US Midwest
2012-06-14 13:08:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Perhaps spurred on by the success of the ABC sitcom Cougar Town, American mountain lions, also known as cougars, are making a comeback and spreading across the Midwest. Hunting in the early 20th century decimated the once prolific creature, but a report published this week in the Journal of Wildlife Management, not only said the animal has re-populated and expanded its habitat from enclaves in the American west; it also raised questions on how man will live...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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