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The REAL Lost World Movie



I thought all of us dino lovers would enjoy this story and the URL at the
bottom:

> from AP Wire page:
>  ----------------------------
>   04/21/1997 17:46 EST 
>  
>   Web Site Offers Rare Look at Birds 
>  
>   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The state Division of Wildlife has created a site
>  on the Internet for viewing one of Ohio's four nesting pairs of peregrine
falcons. 
  
>   The falcons are nesting on the 41st floor of the Rhodes State Office
Tower 
>   in Columbus. Four eggs in the nest are expected to hatch about May 9. 
>  
>   The division each year installs a video camera at the nest that feeds a
>   signal to a television monitor in the lobby of the downtown office
building. 
>  
>   The agency has expanded the viewing to the World Wide Web where pictures
>   of the falcons' activities are updated every 10 seconds. 
>  
>   Wildlife biologist Donna Daniel said the site provides a unique
>    opportunity for Internet users to watch falcon chicks hatching and
feeding. 
>  
>   ``Peregrines are elusive birds of prey. They typically nest in places
>   where they can't be seen easily such as tall buildings or rock cliffs,''
Daniel said           Monday.   
>   The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the state of Ohio have placed the
>   birds on the endangered species list. 
>  
>   The Web address for viewing the peregrine falcons is:
>   www.dnr.state.oh.us/odnr/wildlife/falcon/peregrine.html 
>

...this is either totally fascinating or incredibly boring, depending on
one's view of the world...I think it's the coolest!!

MITCH  ~/^o