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An Ode to Pete the Rhino, by Craig Smith

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Craig Smith shows a sensitive side and writes about Pete the Rhino, who recently had to be euthanized at the Oregon Zoo. An excerpt: So to hear that a fellow rhinoceros, Pete, had passed Was a very sad moment You see Pete and I are one and the same We both relocated to Portland for an opportunity at a new life Although our size can be intimidating and we can be pegged as aggressive In nature, we are able to differentiate between when it is necessary To be aggressive And when it is okay to be passive

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