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Monkeys - Experiment

For Howler monkeys, eating their veggies is more than just a health issue.
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-- Jul 22, 2016




Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.



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This week's word in the news: CHAPARRAL

DEFINITION:
An area covered by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The fire, burning mostly through timber, heavy logging slash and chaparral, was first reported on July 8.
The Denver Post -- 07/18/2016