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The Game Warden apologizes for not keeping this site active lately.
Too much to do, but that's a good thing.
New safaris will be added eventually. Keep checking back. [4/2/05]



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The [bracketed] words are often misused or confused. Know them well.

Tip: When searching for your quarry, search on
the root of the word to find alternate forms (ex. dithyramb)

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