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Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

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2005-06-22 14:34:26

The Erhard's wall lizard (Podarcis erhardii) lives in the Balkan Peninsula as well as the Aegean islands. In the mainland it ranges from Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and southern Bulgaria to the northeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. In the Aegean archipelago it doesn't occur in Milos and the surrounding islands, where it is replaced by Milos wall lizard. The length of the lizard's body is about 7 cm; the tail is twice as long. The head is rather wide, and the skin...

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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.