A wacky Welcome

October 2016
Wacky But True;Oct2016, Issue 42, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses articles within the issue on topics including Migaloo white humpback whale, keeping lions as pets by South African Kevin, and wood working of artist Paul Grundbacher.


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