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2011-01-24 08:00:00

Recent tests have proven a long-held belief that Borneo's Sunda clouded leopard is a different subspecies from its Indonesian relative, according to scientists. The two subspecies of Sunda leopard -- which was only identified as its own species in 2007 -- must now be managed separately, said a report by Andreas Wilting from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research and researchers from the Sabah wildlife and forestry departments. "The Sunda clouded leopard in Borneo and Sumatra is...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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