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The Truth About Lions | Science & Nature | Smithsonian Magazine

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He has persisted through cholera outbreaks, bouts of malaria and a 1994 canine distemper epidemic that killed off a third of the 300 lions he’d been following. He has collected lion blood, milk, feces and semen. He has honed his distressed wildebeest calf call to get his subjects’ attention. He has learned to lob a defrosted ox heart full of medicine toward a hungry lion for a study of intestinal parasites. And he has braved the boredom of studying a creature that slumbers roughly 20 hours a day and has a face as inscrutable as a sphinx’s.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/The-Truth-About-Lions.html

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Best of tech. NYT: The 5th Annual Pogie Awards fo

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http://mobile.nytimes.com/article?a=521656&f=24

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Afghan & Iraq wars with Obama. NYT: Army Historians Document Early

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“In the Graveyard of Empires” by Seth G. Jones and “Descent Into Chaos” by Ahmed Rashid, cover similar territory, the manuscript of “A Different Kind of War” offers new details and is notable for carrying the imprimatur of the Army itself, which will use the history to train http://mobile.nytimes.com/article?a=521672&f=21

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Tamil writing moves off the net and into print. The Times of India on Mobile

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http://m.timesofindia.com/PDATOI/articleshow/5396991.cms

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“shovel ready,” . CBS News Mobile Once-presidential Phrase Casualty Of Word War

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