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2008-07-17 18:00:28

Statistics from the 2008 spring sharp-tailed grouse census indicate an increase in the number of male grouse counted compared to last year. Statewide, 6,861 sharptails were observed on spring dancing grounds this year compared to 6,035 in 2007.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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