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  CNN.com - World's only albino gorilla dies - Nov. 24, 2003
Snowflake, an extremely rare albino gorilla and the most popular resident of Barcelona Zoo, died of skin cancer early Monday morning, zoo officials said.
Snowflake, or Copito de Nieve in Spanish, was taken to the zoo's veterinary department for an autopsy.
Snowflake was diagnosed with skin cancer in 2001.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/11/24/albino.gorilla.death.ap/index.html   (210 words)

  
 NATURE. Snowflake: The White Gorilla. Snowflake's Legacy | PBS
After nearly 40 years, Snowflake the white gorilla -- who was the zoo's most famous resident -- was nearing death.
"Snowflake has lost his desire to play around with the rest of the family," said one, sighing; "he prefers to sit alone, out of sight." The keeper mentioned that caretakers were giving the gorilla painkillers.
Ndengue was always his favorite, and Snowflake showed much distress after her death" a few years before his own.
www.pbs.org /wnet/nature/snowflake/snowflake.html   (288 words)

  
 Snowflake, Arizona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snowflake is nestled in the cedar tree and grass-covered foothills of Arizona's White Mountains, which gradually give way to the windswept Colorado Plateau just north of town.
Snowflake celebrates "Pioneer Days" the weekend on or before the 24th of July each year, the date that Mormon settlers, led by Brigham Young entered the Salt Lake Valley.
Snowflake is a part of the Snowflake Unified School District.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Snowflake,_Arizona   (825 words)

  
 Attractions
Visitors to Snowflake's historic homes and tree-lined streets are captivated by its hometown charm and inspiring location.
Snowflake is a pleasant 3 hour drive from Phoenix, through either the scenic "Rim Road" or through the heart of Arizona's copper country, the Cobre Valley.
While in Snowflake, you may wish to take one of the Southwests premier walking tours of the restored scenic homes from the early pioneer days.
www.ci.snowflake.az.us /visitors-main.htm   (315 words)

  
 Snowflake's page
Some of these pictures show Snowflake with pink and yellow medicine stains under his beak He hated medicine time, which we had to administer twice a day, and he squirmed around like a little worm when we tried to give it to him.
Snowflake's hobbies included freaking the other birds out with loud shrieking warning sounds (which sent the other birds flying) and chopping all the leaves off the Ficus tree.
But if Snowflake is free and has adapted to living in the wild, I hope he is enjoying his freedom as a "wild" parakeet, flying with the sparrows and doves, eating from the neighborhood bird feeders.
www.geocities.com /monicaarnouk/Snowflake.html   (1056 words)

  
 Snowflake, Arizona White Mountains
Snowflake is in east-central Arizona 30 miles south of Holbrook on state Route 77.
Snowflake lies in an area of great contrasts - barren desert to the north and mountain ranges to the south.
Many small lakes, perfect for trout fishing and swimming, are scattered throughout these mountains.
www.wmonline.com /cities/snowflak.htm   (177 words)

  
 Freeware Snowflake by Alexander Milukov :)
Snowflake is probably most compact Win32 application I ever wrote.
Snowflake is a simple webpage backgrounds creation tool.
HINT: to change snowflake using Colors button, do not forget to click "Add to custom colors" button (two leftmost custom palette colors, blue and white, are the snowflake colors).
www.am-soft.ru /snowflake.html   (120 words)

  
 Snowflake Curve   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The snowflake curve is connected in the sense that it does not have any breaks or gaps in it.
But it's not smooth (jagged, even), because it has an infinite number of sharp corners in it that are packed together more closely than pebbles on a beach.
The snowflake never escapes the dashed square you see in figures 1-4, so it encloses a finite amount of area no larger than a credit card.
scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu /Math/Snowflake.html   (315 words)

  
 Elections
The Town of Snowflake is governed by a council of 6 members and a Mayor, with staggered elections held every 2 years (3 members elected the first two years, 4 members elected the next two years).
Snowflake has a rich heritage of active citizen participation in the government of the Town, and encourages residents to consider serving in an elected capacity.
For local elections, registered voters may cast their ballot at the LDS Social Hall, located at 78 West Center, and the Snowflake Intermediate School, located at 62 West 2nd South.
www.ci.snowflake.az.us /town_hall-council-elections.htm   (135 words)

  
 Koch Snowflake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Koch Snowflake is the limiting image of the construction.
The boundary of the snowflake consists of three copies of the Koch curve placed around the three sides of the initial equilateral triangle.
The Curve of the Snowflake, W. Norton and Co. Inc., NY, 1956 (science fiction novel).
ecademy.agnesscott.edu /~lriddle/ifs/ksnow/ksnow.htm   (334 words)

  
 - HOME / SUSD5 < Snowflake Taylor Public Schools
The mission of Snowflake Unified School District is to prepare students to become productive and responsible members of society, who have a sound academic foundation by providing opportunities to develop skills and acquire knowledge mentored by a professional, caring staff in partnership with home and community.
The Snowflake Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.
Electronic messages sent to or from the superintendent, governing board members, district administrators or any Snowflake employees are generally considered a public record and are released upon appropriate request pursuant to the Arizona Public Records Law.
www.snowflake.k12.az.us   (304 words)

  
 Camp Sunshine & Camp Snowflake, Inc.
Camp Snowflake was opened in 1970 to provide a needed social outlet for many of the campers who attend Camp Sunshine in the summer.
Snowflake meets once per week, on Saturday afternoons from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. This year, Camp Snowflake will open on September 16, 2006, and run until June 2, 2007, except for holidays.
Camp Sunshine and Camp Snowflake is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization committed to providing Northern New Jersey's most engaging, most diverse programs available to children and young adults with multiple disabilities.
www.sunshine-snowflake.org   (278 words)

  
 Snowflake Chocolates - Online Ordering
Our Snowflake Bentley commemorative box is combined with the official 2004 pewter snowflake and matted snowflake print.
Snowflake Chocolates has teamed with our friends and neighbors at Vermont Snowflakes to create the perfect gift for the Holiday Season.
The mold for the central snowflake in this collection was designed from an original Wilson A. Bentley photomicrograph from the archives of the Jericho Historical Society.
snowflake.vermontspecialtyfoods.net /products   (308 words)

  
 NATURE. Snowflake: The White Gorilla | PBS
For nearly 40 years an albino gorilla named Snowflake was adored by people around the world.
NATURE's SNOWFLAKE: THE WHITE GORILLA tells the story of this remarkable animal, from his loving upbringing by humans to his eventual death from skin cancer in 2003.
Since 1956, when the first baby gorilla was born in captivity at an Ohio zoo, zoos have developed new and better ways to nurture gorilla families.
www.pbs.org /wnet/nature/snowflake   (307 words)

  
 2m Snowflake Plans
The constructional details in these plans are entirely original, but the design is based on a picture of a snowflake on the cover of Morgan's book.
I used straight stitches on the edge binding which is not meant to stretch, and a small zigzag stitch on sewing parallel to the central spar, to allow a little stretch.
The snowflake is normally a very stable flyer but may veer to one side if the sail is unbalanced or slack.
www.geocities.com /p_leriche/snowflak/snowflak.html   (4504 words)

  
 Snowflake
There's some constants that define the screen area, scaling and offset of the initial snowflake, and the angle that we use to construct the equilateral triangle out of the middle segment.
After a set limit (which in the demo I have set to 2), the first snowflake in the list is removed (rendering starts to really bog down if we keep all the snowflakes).
The working snowflake segment collection is cleared and a new pen and starting point for the next snowflake is randomly determined.
www.marcclifton.com /tabid/128/Default.aspx   (646 words)

  
 EEK! - Let It Snow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Actually, the chances of two snowflakes being exactly alike are about one million trillion (that is a 10 followed by 17 zeros-try writing this out).
When many ice crystals stick together and fall, they are called "snow crystals." This is what we call a "snowflake." As it falls from one cloud, it will pass through other clouds with a different temperature or moisture level and change shape and size of the snowflake.
There are 7 main types of ice crystal shapes but as we know, they can change shape as temperatures change in the air, or if they combine with other ice crystals of another shape.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/nature/snow.htm   (572 words)

  
 Wilson Snowflake Bentley - Photographer of Snowflakes
This discovery was made in the small rural town of Jericho, Vermont by Wilson A. Bentley (1865-1931).
By adapting a microscope to a bellows camera, and years of trial and error, he became the first person to photograph a single snow crystal in 1885.
Visit the "Snowflake" Bentley Exhibit at the Old Red Mill, in Jericho, to take a test run of the program at the newly completed, touch screen kiosk (or check the Bentley Website at http://snowflakebentley.com/).
www.snowflakebentley.com   (704 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Snowflake Bentley (Caldecott Medal Book): Books: Jacqueline Briggs Martin,Mary Azarian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A trio of Bentley's ground-breaking fl-and-white photographs of snowflakes, along with a picture and quote from him about his love for his work, is the icing that tops off this attractive volume.
Snowflake Bentley tells the delightful story of Wilson Bentley, a man who spent his entire life photographing snowflakes.
Snowflake Bentley is an exceptional biography about a young man, Wilson Bentley, whose aspiration was capturing nature's beauty on film.
www.amazon.com /Snowflake-Bentley-Caldecott-Medal-Book/dp/0395861624   (2731 words)

  
 Save a Snowflake for Decades - Popular Science
This is a photograph of a snowflake that fell in January 1979, but it isn’t a 27-year-old photo.
It is a recent shot of a snowflake that’s been sitting in chemist Tryggvi Emilsson’s desk for 27 years, locked in a drop of that miracle of modern chemistry we call superglue.
The tendencies of superglue to seep into the tiniest nooks and crannies, harden on contact with water, and solidify rapidly make it perfect for taking an impression of something that is very small, made of water, and ephemeral, a fact that struck Emilsson during the winter of ’79.
popsci.com /popsci/how20/e5fb1e4e0fca9010vgnvcm1000004eecbccdrcrd.html   (504 words)

  
 Snowflake Bentley
But from the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley thinks of the icy crystals as small miracles and he determines that one day his camera will capture for others their extraordinary beauty.
Each snowflake has six branches and no one design is ever repeated.The direction of a storm produces a predominant type of snowflake.
Air temperature determines the form of a snowflake.Changes within a snowflake are caused by the differing air temperatures it passes through.The largest raindrops are a quarter of an inch in diameter.
www.nancypolette.com /LitGuidesText/snowflake.htm   (721 words)

  
 Snowflakes - Learn about snowflakes at Activity Village!
Print out our snowflake number cards and use them for number recognition and counting practice for little kids, or for a memory or snap game for older children.
Here's a little snowflake rhyme for little ones and some “finger puppets” to accompany it.
Snowflakes falling from the sky, from the sky, from the sky,
www.activityvillage.co.uk /snowflakes.htm   (390 words)

  
 Snowflakes (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-1.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Wilson ‘Snowflake’ Bentley took over 6,000 photographs of individual flakes between the early 1880’s and his death in 1931.
Some snowflakes resemble Dorian columns; some look like oak leaves; some are shaped like dinner plates; and thousands are almost perfectly symmetrical six-armed intricate snowflakes that look like frozen lace.
The snowflake’s six-sided shape comes from the hexagonal lattice structure of an ice molecule.
www.macatawa.org.cob-web.org:8888 /~oias/snowflak.htm   (910 words)

  
 Snowflake Software
The team at Snowflake are dedicated and focussed on making XML easy to use.
Snowflake has been instrumental in the GIS industry by helping drive the adoption of open standards.
Snowflake has been working with government clients - such as DEFRA, ODPM, and Ordnance Survey - and corporate clients - such as IBM, Accenture, BT and QinetiQ - since 2001.
www.snowflakesoft.co.uk   (348 words)

  
 The UNICEF Snowflake :: U.S. Fund for UNICEF - UNICEF USA
The UNICEF Snowflake is a dazzling, illuminated crystal ornament that graces the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York City and Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills each holiday season as a beacon of hope, peace and compassion for vulnerable children around the world.
More than a symbol, the UNICEF Snowflake is the centerpiece of an ambitious campaign to raise millions of dollars in support of health, immunization, nutrition, clean water and sanitation, education and protection for children in developing nations.
Join us at the third annual Snowflake Ball in New York City, attend one of the Snowflake lightings, or "Shop Snowflake" to be a part of the UNICEF Snowflake campaign and help UNICEF save children's lives.
www.unicefusa.org /site/pp.asp?c=duLRI8O0H&b=45578   (218 words)

  
 Snowflake Bentley written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin & illustrated by Mary Azarian
Snowflake Bentley written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian
Snowflake Bentley is a perfect example of this.
Students combine the art of cutting snowflakes with a lesson in writing similes.
www.vickiblackwell.com /lit/bentley.html   (743 words)

  
 Snowflake Baking Inspirations
Snowflake was established in 1877 and it has upheld its premium quality for over 100 years.
It is with this assurance that Snowflake has become the trusted brand that guarantees successful baking results every time!
Snowflake has a wide range of premixes that offers convenience, easy and quick preparation and it tastes good.
www.snowflake.co.za /default.asp   (336 words)

  
 Koch Snowflake -- from Wolfram MathWorld
The Koch snowflake can be simply encoded as a Lindenmayer system with initial string
Some beautiful tilings, a few examples of which are illustrated above, can be made with iterations toward Koch snowflakes.
Another beautiful modification of the Koch snowflake involves inscribing the constituent triangles with filled-in triangles, possibly rotated at some angle.
mathworld.wolfram.com /KochSnowflake.html   (370 words)

  
 Lacy Snowflake -- A Free pattern from the JPF Crochet Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This lacy snow flake is made with size 20 thread and would be a bit bigger if made with size 10 thread.
Dip snowflake into mixture and lay out on flat surface.
Use a paper towel and dab off the excess glue mixture then pin snowflake down to a foam board which is covered with a piece of waxed paper.
www.jpfun.com /patterns/03ornaments/snowflake2.shtml   (257 words)

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