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  • I am not a blogger, and I really have no time for this paka paka nonesense.

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  • The new crocodile's name comes from "paka", the Swahili word for cat, and "souchos," Greek for crocodile.

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  • Hindu scriptures point to three forces that influence food's nutrition: pathra shuddhi, the cleanliness of the cooking vessels, paka shuddhi, the chef's cleanliness and mental attitude, and pachaka shuddhi, the quality of ingredients.

    Deepa S. Iyer: The Sacred Act Of Eating: A Hindu Foodie's Daily Ritual

  • Perhaps it's best summed up by a title suggested by one of Kotelnich's residents for the film that Carrère is making there: Tout jyt 'nielzia, paka jyvout; We can't live here, and yet we do.

    A Russian Novel by Emmanuel Carrère – review

  • The paka plants swirled with the water, tearing from the lake bottom.

    Soul of the Fire

  • "It is upon the paka, thus brought to leaf, that the gambit moth lays it eggs and where the new-hatched caterpillars eat and grow strong before they spin their cocoon to become gambit moths."

    Soul of the Fire

  • When the warfer birds eat the moth, along with the berries of the paka, the magic dust from the moth works inside the birds to breach the husk of the tiny seeds.

    Soul of the Fire

  • The paka is able to not only tolerate the poison, but thrive on it.

    Soul of the Fire

  • One of their favorite foods is the berries of the paka plant that grows not far above, and so they are one of the few animals to frequent the highlands.

    Soul of the Fire

  • Only the caterpillar of a moth eats some of the leaves of the paka and spins its cocoon among the fleshy stems.

    Soul of the Fire

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