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2009-09-23 06:30:00

Scientists have reported that the giant sable antelope, which is Angola's national symbol, has dropped in population to less than 100 creatures. The five foot tall antelope is put on bank notes and company logos, but only a handful of people have actually seen the animal. The giant sable antelope's numbers began to drop during the 27-year civil war, which ended in 2002.  Many of the surviving antelope stopped breeding or began cross breeding with roan antelopes, creating a new hybrid...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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