Archive for the 'Animals' Category

16
Dec
09

What is a troika?

Troika, according to merriam-webster dictionary, means

“1 : a Russian vehicle drawn by three horses abreast; also : a team for such a vehicle. 2 : a group of three; especially : an administrative or ruling body of three.”

Watch a Troika Clip: http://www.youtube.com

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30
Nov
09

Brown Bear, Kamchatka Peninsula

  • These bears are found in the Kamchatka peninsula.
  • Their weight is usually 800 pounds.
  • They primarily eat salmon.
  • Their monetary value is high, therefore they get hunted down often.



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