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2014-08-12 16:25:11

-- Killing Keiko, available August 14, recounts heartbreaking abuse and death of whale who inspired the world -- ORLANDO, Fla., Aug.

2009-08-31 18:36:53

Officials with the Oregon Coast Aquarium said they have found a potent fundraiser in paintings created by a pair of sea lions. Jen DeGroot, a marine mammalogist at the Newport facility, said she taught sea lion Lea to paint and make flipper prints two years ago as a means of keeping the mammal occupied, and she soon found fellow aquarium workers and animal lovers were willing to pay for the flipper art, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Monday. We thought, 'This is a popular thing.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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