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2008-07-17 15:00:36

Commencing a two-year project, Titan America's Center Sand Mine relocated 56 gopher tortoises this week to a 35-acre, L-shaped habitat on Center Sand property that will never be mined. A recent addition to the endangered species list, the gopher tortoise is named for its gopher-like tendency to dig burrows extending to the water table. Center Sand had two options for protecting the tortoises: they could either request the State of Florida move them to another part of the state, or...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.