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(Earth Views): England Isle of Wight Sandown Zoo porcupine crested African AKA Hystrix africaeaustralis near cafe where children can get up close 3 DHD.jpg
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Key: D= file date of exhibit; S= size in bytes, XxY pixels, etc; T= type of exhibit; L= location/time or viewpoint of exhibit (if known).
- england = .uk, Inglaterra, Angleterre, Inghilterra, Albion, 英国, Royaume-Uni, UK, 51st State = Member of the UK (United Kingdom) and thus the EU (European Union). Adjective "English" or sometimes "British" or "Brit" or "pom" or "tommy" or "limey".
- england isle of wight = Vectis, Wiht-land, Wicht, Wict, Whyht, Wyght, Wit = A county, the largest island of England (in the English Channel), with a population of about 140,000 as of 2008. Visit the offical Web site. Residents have been known as Vectensians or Vectians (from Latin name for the island, Vectis) or Caulkheads/Corkheads.
- england isle of wight sandown zoo = This small and family-friendly zoo, a very short walk from the beach, has a special interest in tigers and lemurs. It is built within the ruins of a Victorian fort, and improbably has a tiger statue poised on the ramparts! During WWII, the Zoo stealthily housed thirteen of the sixteen Sandown PLUTO pumps used to pump fuel to France. Visit the Isle of Wight Zoo Web site.
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