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The Male Barbary Lion and his 18 lioness are hunting you in Open Savanna, you got $8000 on your card. which animal would you spend to protect you?

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Spotted Hyena: $180 Leopard: $205 Giraffe: $1400 Baboon: $80 Ostrich: $160 Cape Buffalo: $1500 Silverback Gorilla: $550 Black Rhino: $2000 Hippopotamus: $2000 Nile Crocodile: $800 Black Mamba: $250 Mozambique Spitting Cobra: $300 Honey Badger: $180 Chimpanzee: $120 Crowned Eagle: $140 Siberian Tiger: $500 Grizzly Bear: $740 which of these species would (..)

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Guide to the Birds of China

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To say that an update of John MacKinnon’s “A Field Guide to the Birds of China” (2000) has been highly anticipated by birders interested in Chinese birds is almost an understatement. In fact, many of the illustrations seem to have been taken from the 2000 edition without substantial changes.

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A Fierce Cartoon Bird: Steller’s Sea Eagle on Hokkaido

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The species is listed as Vulnerable – the estimated number of individuals is 4600-5100 (HBW), of which about 2000 winter on Hokkaido. Maybe the latter is because the bird is so plump, or maybe it is because (at least to me) the head looks like it has been created by a somewhat amateurish wood carver.

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A few more Pied Oystercatchers start to breed

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We know Pied Oystercatchers have used the area since 2000 and most likely for many years before that. The pair of Pied Oystercatchers that nest about 2 kilometres south of the Surf Club have a particular rocky outcrop that they like to nest on. The rocky outcrop changes slightly each year as the sand moves around with the wind.

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A few hours of birding on Mauritius Island

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conservation success, with the free-living population in Mauritius rising from 77 individuals in1994 to more than 300 individuals since 2000. The species is a good example of a peristeronic (!) Things look better now, with 400 individuals in 400, but the species is still listed as Endangered.

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GUYANA–Simply Delicious Birding!

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Guyana is probably most famous in birding circles for the unlikely discovery of a population of critically endangered Red Siskins in early 2000. In the year 2000, the world held their breath as ornithologists from the Smithsonian and the University of Kansas led an expedition into the southern Rupununi region.

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What’s Going On

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At the same time, I found myself surrounded by an equally numerous group of Happy Wrens only a short distance downhill, in spite of that tropical species supposedly topping out at 2000 m (6550 ft). This is not the first time el Temascal has surprised me with its combination of high and low species.

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