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The World’s Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City, Kansas.
Image: GrrlScientist, 2008. [larger size].
At lest you won’t get lost in a labyrinth. And neither will the 92 porters needed to carry the thing.
A plaything for Sinbad the liger perhaps?
Well, GrrlScientist made it to the airport on time this morning, and hopefully all of her flights are on time and bump-free. We had a great time showing her all the sights (including the lovely ball-o-twine above), and she should have a decent bird list to share with all of you soon.
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[Mystery bird] Magnificent Frigatebird,…
Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est (And thus knowledge itself is power)
– Sir Francis Bacon.
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