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    a cross between a lion and a leopard

    the mother leopard gave birth to a leopon

    Put a male leopard and a lioness in a room together and you’ll typically see that leopons have the head of lion and the body of leopard, but in any case are among some of the most fascinating creatures.

    Submitted on 25/11/2013


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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