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Mascot Sydney 2000: Oly, the kookaburra

Oly, whose name is derived from “Olympic”, is an Australian kingfisher. Their unmistakable cry, which sounds like human laughter, is very loud. Oly was sociable, loyal and enthusiastic, embodying the Olympic values of generosity and friendship

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1/22/2010 11:31:00 AM

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