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pelican

large aquatic piscivorous birds with large bills and commodious sub-bill pouches, and white or gray plumage. Belong to the genus Pelecanus in the family Pelecanidae.
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Hip hop music from the 1980s and 1990s, otherwise known as "old school hip hop," will play throughout the ballpark for the event, and Pelicans staff will dress in typical 1980s and early 1990s fashions from the era.
The eastern white pelicans caused quite a stir among the youngsters as they tried out their new walkthrough enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo.
The find takes to 27 the dead bodies of pelicans found in the nature reserve, a World Heritage Site located on a freshwater lake of 900 hectares on the border with Romania.
The Pelicans got six points each from in the first quarter Luke Babbitt and Jrue Holiday to take a 26-24 lead over the Pacers, which got seven point from Miles and six from West.
The film starts with video footage of Gigi, a young brown pelican who in 2008 held up traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge, eventually being taken away by the cops.
But that's substantial for these teensy dramas, and enough space to let a group called pelican spiders bring down their wary and dangerous prey: other spiders.
Summary: Three young pelicans have been settling in at St James' Park near Buckingham Palace.
Once endangered by the chemical DDT, brown pelicans on the Oregon Coast now face a new threat: the human food they are increasingly begging and scavenging for.
Pelicans were introduced into the park in the 17th century as a gift from the Russian ambassador.
Four pelicans sit atop a light pole at the sleepy Goose Island State Park campground, scanning the water for the silvery flicker of fish jumping from St.
In a recent blog post for Defenders of Wildlife, environmental photographer Krista Schlyer looked at the case of brown pelicans in Louisiana--a species particularly vulnerable to the spill, especially now as they are caring for their young.
This is a well-meaning book and the author obviously loves pelicans but somehow it doesn't really work as a whole.