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  Mona, Puerto Rico
Mona is often compared to Galápagos, the island teems with giant iguanas, among them the Mona Iguana (certified as threatened by the Endangered Species Act of 1973) and the Geco Oriundo, three species of endangered sea turtles (the Hawksbill and the Leatherback sea turtle), red-footed boobies and countless other sea birds.
The Mona Iguana found nowhere else in the world, is considered the most spectacular single form of life on the island.
Mona has a lighthouse, built 1900 was one of the first two lighthouses built by the U.S Government in Puerto Rico.
welcome.topuertorico.org /city/mona.shtml   (496 words)

  Mona Lisa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pattern on Mona Lisa's dark green dress, Vogt-L├╝erssen believes, indicates that she is a member of the house of Visconti-Sforza.
Her theory is that the Mona Lisa was the first official portrait of the new Duchess of Milan, which requires that it was painted in spring or summer 1489 (and not 1503).
"Mona Lisa", a song by the German electro-rock band Unheilig suggests her smile is the result of the singer's hand underneath her skirt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mona_Lisa   (3390 words)

 Learn more about Mona Lisa in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Mona Lisa (also known as the Monna Lisa; Italian La Gioconda; French La Joconde), is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci showing a woman with an introspective expression, smiling very slightly.
In general, it can be stated that the vividness and ambiguity of the facial expression is due to Leonardo's use of sfumato, blurring the most expressive portions of the face (the corners of the eyes and mouth) to give the picture greater mystery.
However, greed got the better of him and the Mona Lisa was recovered when he attempted to sell it to a Florence art dealer; it was exhibited all over Italy and returned to the Louvre in 1913.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /m/mo/mona_lisa.html   (814 words)

 Mona (ASCII art) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mona is distinguished by his pointed ears, and a face consisting of the universal quantifier symbol (upside-down capital "A") for a mouth, flanked by an apostrophe and grave accent for eyes.
Mona was invented very early on in the history of 2channel.
In fall 2005, Avex Group Holdings has come under fire from fans and supporters of Mona and the variants for promoting and commercialising their own Shift-JIS art character, named Noma neko, which probably first appeared in the music video for "Koi no Maiahi", a Japanese release of the Moldovan band O-Zone's "Dragostea Din Tei".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mona_(ASCII_art)   (403 words)

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