Latest Aardvark Stories

2010-02-11 18:35:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The following are comments made by Ask.com regarding today's news of a pending agreement between Google and Aardvark. "A Google+Aardvark combination in the search marketplace absolutely validates the Q&A space where Ask has been #1 in for years. We welcome that challenge, we're ready for it, and we believe we're the best in the world at Q&A - as we always have been." - Scott Garell, President, Ask Networks "Google's purchase of Aardvark...

2009-09-16 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Aardvark (http://vark.com) today publicly announced its Aardvark Mobile App is available in the App Store. Aardvark Mobile allows users to ask and answer questions from their iPhone or iPod touch. Aardvark figures out what each question is about and sends it to a few people in the user's social network--friends, friends-of-friends, classmates and coworkers--who are online and may be able to answer (based on topics in their profiles). When someone...

Latest Aardvark Reference Libraries

2007-10-23 16:39:46

The Ground Pangolin (Manis temminckii), also known as Temminck's Pangolin or the Cape Pangolin, is one of four species of pangolin which can be found in Africa. They are the only one found in southern and eastern Africa. Although it is present over quite a large area, it is rare throughout it and notoriously difficult to spot. Its scarcity is partly because it is hunted by humans for its scales, which are used in love charms, and partly because it is often burnt in bush fires. With the...

2007-06-25 07:54:33

The Aardvark, Orycteropus afer, sometimes called the "˜antbear', is a medium-sized mammal native to Africa. It lives south of the Sahara desert where there is suitable habitat for them to live. It prefers savannas, grasslands, woodlands and bush. They are not found in deserts but are found in areas where there is a good supply of ants and termites. The most distinctive characteristic of the Aardvark is their teeth. Instead of having a pulp cavity, they have a number of thin tubes of...

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