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Anatolian leopards, a kind of Caucasian leopard native to southwestern Turkey, went extinct in the 1970s, and now there are less than 1,300 Caucasian leopards left in the wild, with a dozen or so known to reside in Armenia.
Keen grew up in Cassville in southwestern Missouri and worked seven days a week on his parents’ livestock farm.
This southwestern corner of Ethiopia is home to seven primary tribes who coexist with varying degrees of peace.
Chen rose from governor of the impoverished backwater Guizhou to party secretary of the southwestern metropolis of Chongqing.
Southern communities have long complained about coal-ash waste from the plant, and in 2016 environmental activists in the southwestern community of Peñuelas were successful in blocking coal-ash dumping there.
The event started in 2011 in Hawthorne, a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, as a way for police officers and community members to get together and get acquainted.
Mexico in a Bottle, an annual event that celebrates Mexican culture by exploring the increasingly popular spirits of our southwestern neighbor, will give you a chance to try them.
And southwestern Florida, which is prone to surges, saw the opposite at first: a strange-looking negative surge that sucked the water off the sea floor quickly enough to maroon several manatees.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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