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Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted
reflection; meditation; contemplation.
Kirt [kert] – proper noun: RF Cafe webmaster.
Two Squeaky Clean Seals: $200,000. Watching an Orca
Eat Them: Priceless
The average cost of rehabilitating
a seal after the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska was $80,000. At a
special ceremony, two of the most expensively saved animals were released
back into the wild amid cheers and applause from onlookers. A minute
later they were both eaten by a killer whale.