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|Quote (keiths @ Dec. 02 2008,14:30)|
|Quote (dogdidit @ Dec. 02 2008,09:12)|
|2. "Repatriating" is the term one uses to describe the return of an animal to it's natural habitat...or to another aquarium. A properly-run North American* aquarium, to be precise. |
* North America = Canada and US.
Kinda reminds me of 'rendition' as a euphemism for outsourcing torture.
Funny, I made the exact same connection. And "rendition" slides my imagination oh so easily to "render", as in Nazi death camps and bars of soap made from...
"Humans carry plants and animals all over the globe, thus introducing them to places they could never have reached on their own. That certainly increases biodiversity." - D'OL