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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Samara, The Camel.

In today's news, the Minnesota Zoo's newest camels are named Samara and Sarah.

...The female calves — named Samara and Sarah — will debut on the Northern
Trail this morning.

Samara was born March 13 and weighed 98 pounds. Sarah was born April 2
and also weighed 98 pounds. Zookeepers have kept them out of the public
spotlight until they gained enough weight, could nurse properly and maneuver
around their exhibit. ...

It's funny enough that one is named Samara, it makes it even more ironic considering I have a sister named Sarah too.

One plus, at least I get to be the oldest since I've spent my life being the (oh so deprived) middle child. (I kid. I was not so deprived.)

And in my camel-life, I'm only 98 pounds. Who can complain about that?

Thanks, Kim, for pointing this out to me.

4 Comments:

Blogger charish said...

How funny. We should go and see them and have our picture taken in front of them . It would be a good family day for us all. Love you

April 9, 2009 at 6:30 PM  
Blogger Jon, Sara, Tyler, and Sophie said...

When the kids and I sing while they are in the bath, I'll be changing the lyrics to the "Sally the Camel" song.

Samara the camel has one hump, Samara the camel has one hump...

April 9, 2009 at 7:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ha-Ha !! How funny is that ?? You and Sarah should have your picture's taken with the camel's !! You should call the press.. LOL
98lb's lucky you...

Love You all
Auntie Laurie

April 10, 2009 at 8:48 AM  
Blogger The Lindahl News said...

Oh, my!

I will never look at a camel in the same way, knowing there's one out there with your name!

April 10, 2009 at 1:19 PM  

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