Friday, December 11, 2009
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The American Coot is a medium sized waterbird with black plumage. The American Coot is often called a duck, but then in fact belong to members of the rail family. The are easily spotted because they are generally seen swimming in open water. Coots are classified as omnivores and while they primarily eat plants, they also eat small animals and eggs.
Humor for the day - Jane was carrying a ukulele when her friend Jill asked her what she had. Jane said she got the ukulele for her husband. Jill replied by saying she thought it was a good trade.