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watering hole

1. a pool where animals drink; water hole
2. Facetious slang a pub
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The study also indicates how this behavior uses rumbles in a structured way to transmit signals longer distances both through the air and through ground vibrations that could alert other elephant family groups not to approach the watering hole until they're gone, thus avoiding the mass chaos of too many large, noisy bodies at the same watering hole at the same time.
18th, and will be in retail outlets and local watering holes on the following Monday.
He was also far from shy when it came to holding court in Texas or Washington watering holes.
Harris told how he made a pact with three schoolmates that the first to die would be carried around his four favourite watering holes in Limerick city.
Walking tours designed by chambers of commerce frequently recommend counter-clockwise circuits; races are run in a counter-clockwise direction around tracks, whether it's cars, people, or horses; and even elephant herds move in a counter clockwise direction when migrating among watering holes.
There is also a regional page with a request for any Californians to share experiences of fishing the local little watering holes.
TEP was recognized for filling man-made watering holes that provide water for hawks, bobcats, mountain lions, javelina and other animals that occupy the desert around Tucson.
Stephanie Boyles, a wildlife biologist with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said the organization is pleased with the city's approach to coyotes and praised the proposed use of watering holes.
Flummoxed by feral felines on campus, Valley College officials found an answer Wednesday: trap and de-sex the cats and then let them loose with their own private watering holes.
With these small bursts of rain, the deer are able to disperse more from traditional watering holes because it gives them more greenery, more forage.
Richard Wahler wasted no time in making it clear that the LAPD must be above reproach by insisting that North Hollywood Division vice detectives will be checking up on activities at officers' favorite watering holes.