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2005-06-10 17:29:02

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Federal wildlife officials say they plan to propose ending Endangered Species Act protection for grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service could make the proposal as early as next month, said Chris Servheen, grizzly recovery coordinator with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He said delisting is being considered because the bear population has been growing steadily and adequate protections are in place for the bears and their...

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2005-06-04 10:44:28

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Roads groomed for snowmobiles and snowcoaches in Yellowstone National Park are not the key factor influencing bison distribution and numbers in the park, a researcher said Friday. "The roads very definitely make it easier for bison to move along the landscape, but we didn't see an overall effect on distribution or population increases," said Cormack Gates, director of the Environmental Science Program in the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary....


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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