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Ontario Fats and Figures
Ontario Facts and Figures
Area 412,582 sq mi (2nd largest province). Population 13.6 million. Capital Toronto. Date Entered Confederation July 1, 1867. Origin of Name from an Iroquois word meaning either "beautiful lake" or "rocks standing near the river."
Official Symbols of Utah
Official Symbols of Utah
The Beehive became the official State Emblem on March 4, 1959. Utahns relate the beehive symbol to industry and the pioneer virtues of thrift and perseverance. It was chosen as the emblem for the provisional State of Deseret in 1848 and was maintained on the seal of the State of Utah when Utah became a state in 1896.
Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
The Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
is the only canid capable of climbing trees. It ranges from southern Canada to Venezuela and Columbia, excluding portions of the Great Plains and mountainous regions of the northwestern United States and the eastern coast of Central America.
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
With a length of up to 36 inches and weight of up to 24 pounds, this is the largest fox in the world. The red fox has the widest distribution of any wild carnivore, being found throughout most of the northern hemisphere from the Arctic circle to Central America, the steppes of central Asia, and northern Africa.
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis)
The Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis)
is found only in six or seven mountain ranges of Ethiopia. The most threatened canid in the world, the total population in the wild is thought to number as few as 500, with around 250 breeding individuals.
Richard Owen
Richard Owen
was responsible for identifying and cataloging the 13,000 human and animal anatomical specimens in the Hunter Museum, a job that made him a very well respected comparative anatomist. He was also known for being able to use a few bones to determine what an extinct animal looked like. And, it was he who coined the word "dinosaur."

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