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Archive for December 15, 2010

Atlanta, GA

I picked these cards up for myself on a layover in Atlanta, GA on my way to Oklahoma City.

 

Turner Field during the 2000 All Star Game
Giant Pandas
On August 30th Lun Lun gave birth to her second cub, the only giant panda born in the US in 2008, a male named Xi Lan (pronounced shee lahn) which means “Atlanta’s Joy”.  The tiny arrival is a sumbol of hope to Zoo Atlanta for the future of this endangered species.
The cimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) is a monkey-like ape with no tail or facial hair. People find chimpanzees fascinating to watch, as they closely resemble humans and have the ability to develop lifelong relationships, as well as use facial expressions, vocalization and body language.