ITALY: Imperial Bullfrog

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The bullfrog has protruding eyes and makes a loud, guttural noise, as if he owned the frog pond. He feeds on any living animal matter which he can swallow, and is in turn devoured by creatures stronger than he, such as snakes, fishes, herons, alligators, etc.—Encyclopaedia Britannica and other sources.

This week Benito Mussolini of the protruding eyes and loud, guttural noise went to Brennero to confer with Adolf Hitler. It was the sixth time the two dictators had met since World War II began. To this conference they brought not...

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