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Universal Mobility, Incorporated

In 1960, a man by the name of Hendrik “Hank” Pater founded a new corporation in his hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah: Advanced Welding Engineers (AWE). 1,117 more words


Habegger Maschinenfabrik AG

Habegger Maschinenfabrik AG is a company in Thun, Switzerland. It was founded by Willy Habegger in 1943. They began manufacturing a type of monorail they were calling a “minirail” sometime in the early 1960s. 853 more words


Family Zoo Overnight

Who: MN Army National Guard Families with Children ages 5-18. We have enough space for up to families of 5. Other families will be put on a wait list. 111 more words

Colo, The Oldest Gorilla In US, Turns 60

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — She is a mother of three, grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 12 and great-great-grandmother of three. She recently had surgery to remove a malignant tumor, but doctors say she’s doing well. 744 more words


Minnesota Zoo - November 2016

Photos from last month’s trip to the Minnesota Zoo. It was an unusually warm early November day and perfect zoo going weather. Click any image to view larger.


Oldest Tiger At Minnesota Zoo Dies At 16

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The oldest tiger at the Minnesota Zoo has died.

Molniy was 16. That’s about 80 in human years.

Zoo officials said the Amur tiger surpassed the expected lifetime of a wild tiger. 35 more words


Walking with tigers... and bears and otters

The grandkids got up close and personal with some of the Minnesota Zoo animals that were feeling quite social on our last visit.

Amur Tigers are the top predators in temperate forests of eastern Asia, but are threatened in their native habitat because of loss their wild hunting grounds, human competition for their favored prey (deer and boar), and removal due to their potential for predation of livestock.   426 more words