I have started a quest to familiarise myself with wildfowl”. When I receive hate mail from those who disagree with my snake killing techniques I take in consideration the part of the country these people live, especially those residing in relatively snake free residential and other urban sections of many states.
A 2006 assessment by the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Environment assisted by conservation non-governmental organizations, notably the UK World Wildlife Federation, estimates that oil spilled in the Niger Delta over the past fifty years is in the range of nine million to thirteen million barrels, about fifty times the volume spilled by the Exxon Valdez in Alaska in 1989.
It is said that the original replica canada goose was a Bostonian wife of an Issac Goose, either named Elizabeth Foster Goose (1665-1758) of Mary Goose (d. 1690 age 42) who is buried at the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street and shown to tourists today.
Born singing gospel with the family group, the Echoes of Joy, Wright began switching to R&B music in 1965 when she was only 11. In 1968, she released her first album, My First Time Around, at the age of 15, and scored her first hit, Girls Can’t Do What Guys Can Do”.
The people who read my books these days such as my novels like Portofino or my books on military families like Keeping Faith (that Oprah helped turn into an NYT bestseller) have mostly never heard of my dad let alone of me when I was – as if in a different life – a right wing evangelical nut.
John Newbery, also, was once believed to have published a compilation of English nursery rhymes entitled Mother Goose’s Melody some time in the 1760’s, but the first edition was probably published in 1780 or ’81 by Thomas Carnan, one of Newbery’s successors.
Of the true geese” (i.e. the genera Anser, Branta or Chen), the Canada goose is on average the largest living species, although some other species that are geese in name, if not of close relation to these genera, are on average heavier such as the spur-winged goose and Cape Barren goose.