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pe luh kuhn

  • n  large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish

  • Other predators, such as the osprey and peregrine falcon, are gradually vanishing, as are the brown pelican and the extremely rare Bermuda petrel.
  • To a frog snagging a fly or a pelican nabbing a fish, food is fuel and nothing more.
  • To a frog snagging a fly or a pelican nabbing a fish, food is fuel and nothing more.
News & Articles

  • Pelican statue stolen in Rock Hill
    Clearly, this pelican did not fly away.
    June 15, 2013 - The Rock Hill Herald
  • Voters go back to polls to settle runoffs today
    Voters in Fort Worth, Crowley and Pelican Bay head back to the polls today to settle several City Council and school board runoffs that were forced when nobody got a majority of the vote in the May 11 elections.
    June 15, 2013 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Pelican Bay officials accused of abuse of office
    NEWS 8 INVESTIGATES PELICAN BAY — Pelican Bay City Council member Robin Finstad alleges that she was arrested after questioning the community’s ballooning municipal budget. Finstad asked Mayor Clifford Tynes some tough questions regarding the budget back in March: Why did city expenses more than double last year? Who approved the purchase of new police cars? What about the upgraded furnishings ...
    June 12, 2013 - WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

  • Dirk Kempthorne in FOXNews
    The pelican has pulled off an amazing recovery after a steep plunge toward extinction,Kempthorne said.
  • Abigail Breslin in Reuters
    It was so much fun. I got to work with sea lions and bearded dragon lizards and the pelican. I trained them and had to feed them and learned how to make them do tricks,Breslin told Reuters in an interview.
  • Ken Salazar in United Press International
    At a time when so many species of wildlife are threatened, we once in a while have an opportunity to celebrate an amazing success story,Salazar said. "Today is such a day. The brown pelican is back!"

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