About zoos & wildlife. (In my 27th year w/ NC Zoo Society)
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...at Riverbanks Zoo.
The highly regarded Columbus (Ohio) Zoo gets just 15 percent of its annual budget from Franklin County, ["The rest comes from admissions, rentals and other sources of income."] but the Zoo therefore really depends on government for capital improvements (up to 90 percent).So, County voters in May will decide if they will provide $975 million over the next 30 years, including $612.5 million for elements of a capital master plan which would much change the already successful Columbus Zoo. […]
The elephant louse is only found on elephants (African or Asian) and only moves on one elephant or by transferring from one elephant to another when two come into contact.So...since elephants are endangered, it goes without saying...[The post is "inspired" by my 2010 post on the same theme; lot fewer elephants four years on, I'm sorry to say.]
"Don't eat fruit bat & monkey meat." Promise @nprscottsimon! #ebola #Guinea— russwilliamsiii (@russwilliamsiii) April 12, 2014
Also heard on the #AT: "going to have some good pizza!" Met here. pic.twitter.com/OfQDSgskY3— russwilliamsiii (@russwilliamsiii) April 11, 2014This was from a young woman also through hiking the AT from south to north. Pretty sure she was referring to this place, where I also planned to have my lunch, after I'd turned around. Found her, her companion and my "fella" from the prior post already enjoying their pizza. (It must be a "must do" on the AT itinerary!) Ann and I love the […]
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