I love seeing the coots, pelican, and gull all swimming around together. In the same area, but too far apart to be in the picture, we saw several great blue herons, egrets, Canada goose, and a double-crested cormorant.
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From the Washington Post:
Survey Finds ‘Bleak Picture’ for World’s Mammals
By Juliet Eilperin
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, October 6, 2008; 8:00 AM
BARCELONA — A quarter of the world’s wild mammal species are at risk of extinction, according to a comprehensive global survey released here this morning.