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There she was in the library. About four. Wearing a red tutu with little shoes that had lace socks frothing over the top. Her brown hair hanging straight down from her center part. 352 more words
Imagine this — everything on your date has gone perfectly. Dinner was delicious, the conversation was great, and the drinks weren’t too debilitating. So you and your date decide to leave the public eye for a more private rendezvous. 69 more words
When Lonesome George — the last Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni (Pinta Island Giant Tortoise) — died in 2012, I wrote
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As the last of his kind, Lonesome George was a living symbol of the struggle to protect the Gálapagos — and other fragile environments — from the destruction wrought through human activity.