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2015-02-16 11:48:11

Male mandarin ducks may be nature’s ultimate deadbeat dads, leaving the females to raise their ducklings while they go off and have “molting parties” with the boys, according to UK scientist, conservationist and duck-expert Christopher Lever.

2015-01-07 12:32:55

Sunpartner Technologies is finalizing the first round (4mEUR) of its new fund raising (8mEUR) launched after the summer 2014. NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.

2014-12-23 08:27:27

Newest infrastructure charting capabilities from ATS Group provide greater insight for improved system performance monitoring MALVERN, Pa., Dec.

2014-08-26 08:25:39

AIX Group, TRISTAR Insurance Offer Expanded Options For Waste Management Industry SAN DIEGO, Aug.

2014-08-12 04:22:11

PETERBOROUGH, England, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Software, a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, has announced the appointment of

2014-04-29 12:39:27

Solution Provider Offers Public Cloud Option for IBM Power Customers with Proven Apps to Support NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIOs running proven applications on an IBM Power Systems

2014-02-10 23:04:19

Post the announcement of JOBS Act, Analytix Solutions offers startups and small businesses an online financial reporting portal that will help potential investors access water tight financials.


Latest Aix Reference Libraries

38_51010937919d621e898781c1f254af9b
2006-03-09 11:10:52

The Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata) is a medium-sized perching duck closely related to the North American Wood Duck. It is 41-49 cm long with a 65-75 cm wingspan. Adult males are striking and unmistakable with their red bill, large white crescent above the eye and reddish face and "whiskers". The breast is purple with two vertical white bars and the flanks ruddy with two orange "sails" at the back. The female is similar to the female Wood Duck, with a white eye-ring and stripe running...

Wood Duck, Aix sponsa
2014-06-01 20:37:52

The Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) is a medium-sized perching duck roughly three-quarters of the length of an adult Mallard. The adult male has unique multi-colored iridescent plumage and red eyes. The female is less colorful with a white eye-ring and a whitish throat. Both adults have crested heads. When swimming, wood ducks bob their head back and forth in a jerking motion, which makes them easy to spot. They breed in wooded swamps, shallow lakes, marshes or ponds throughout eastern North...

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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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