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an ignorant or foolish person

small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both

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Masked boobies do not construct a nest, but eggs are laid directly on the ground.
And if I took my eye off the trail, I could easily find boobies, iguanas or lava lizards underfoot.
To observe the underchicks, he and his colleagues went to San Pedro Martir in the Sea of Cortez, one of the rare places where brown boobies nest in sync with blue-footed boobies.
Its mission is to create an annual reminder campaign that utilizes unexpected and unconventional methods to remind young women to "feel their boobies.
A ladder provided access to a viewing platform at treetop level, where we saw nesting boobies and frigates.
Boobies offer a great way to test for persisting effects of winning and losing conflicts, according to Hugh Drummond and Cristina Canales from the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City.
Last week, supporting Bowling for Boobies events were held in Philadelphia and Houston.
Bowling for Boobies asks bowlers to organize teams of six people who raise a team goal of $6,000 minimum (or $1,000 minimum per person) for women who are fighting breast cancer.
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): When male blue-footed boobies take a yearlong break from sex, they get a brighter shade of blue in their feet the following year, which makes them more attractive to females, says a new study.
The evening also marked the rollout of a sister Bowling for Boobies event in Philadelphia, which was held simultaneously.
The researchers compared fossilized and modern bones and DNA from specimens identified as Tasman and masked boobies.
Here we got our first view of dozens of sea lions sunning on the shore, blue-footed boobies nesting among the rocks, frigate birds in the trees.
LOS ANGELES -- Busted Foundation announced today that it's "got a double header" for its upcoming annual Bowling for Boobies fundraising event by adding international music star Jane Wiedlin and Thomas Lennon, who plays Lieutenant Jim Dangle on Comedy Central's "Reno 911.
Bowling for Boobies announces its first sister city, Philadelphia, to host an official event on October 27 at Strikes Bowling Lounge, Philadelphia
A destination gaining popularity is the Galapagos Islands, straddling the equator off the coast of Ecuador, where visitors can snorkel with sea lions and watch the famous courtship dances of the birds known as blue-footed boobies.