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Silicon: Zoo harvests Microsoft's money to secure mouse's future

Mar 23, 1999, 09:08 (4 Talkback[s])

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"Microsoft has thrown its corporate weight behind a mouse in a massive sponsorship deal with London Zoo"

"the fee isn't just about keeping the mouse in flies or bugs"

"the mouse was chosen because of its crucial importance to the functioning of Windows"

"Clearly a penguin was deemed impolitic"

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Update 12:38 CST: This link is now apparantly broken. If anyone finds the new URL, we'd be grateful if you would inform us. -lt ed.