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CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2008) - Zapata Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ZCO) is pleased to provide an update on its operations and drilling activities in the first half of 2008. The majority of capital late in the second quarter was spent on completion and tie in of wells.
The Zapata Rail is the only member of the monotypic genus Cyanolimnus. It is overall a dark-colored rail bird. It has grayish-blue underparts, a red-based yellow bill, brown upperparts, white under tail coverts, and red eyes and legs. Their short wings make it almost unable to fly. It is endemic to the wetlands of the Zapata Peninsula in southern Cuba, where its only known nest was discovered in saw grass tussocks. There is not much known about its diet or its reproductive behavior, and its...
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