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The article was originally published in Artvoice on May 18, 2012. The author is founder of GreenWatch and the Learning Sustainability Campaign. Click here to visit GreenWatch on Facebook.
Thousands of migratory waterfowl at Valsequillo, including ducks, herons, and ibises.
Cinco de Mayo, the fifth day of May, is essentially a regional holiday celebrated in the Mexican state of Puebla, especially in its capital city of the same name. The holiday celebrates the defeat of the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is not Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated nationally on September 16.
At first glance, you might not think that Puebla and Buffalo have little in common. You would be wrong.