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Ferguson: From a white, educated, middle class woman's perspective

I have debated if I should write this post or not. I am sure some people will agree, some will think I am a nut case. 2,274 more words

Life

Rafflesia

Common Name:  Corpse Flower

Scientific Name:  Rafflesia

Rafflesia (there are 17 different species) are the largest flowers in the world, sometimes reaching 3 feet across.  But these aren’t your typical flowers.  153 more words

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Gorilla

Common Name:  Gorilla (Eastern, Western, Mountain, Western Lowland)

Scientific Name:  Gorilla beringei and Gorilla gorilla, Gorilla beringei beringei

Gorillas are the largest of the apes, and live in family groups led by a mature male known as a silverback (for the silvery hair on their back).  218 more words

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