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2010-03-16 19:11:00

In the news release, VAALCO Energy Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results, issued 16-Mar-2010 by VAALCO Energy, Inc.

2010-03-16 15:05:00

HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2009.

2010-03-02 04:40:00

PARIS, March 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today that it has signed a major contract with UPSTAR Comunicacoes for satellite capacity for the broadcasting of ZAP pay-TV platform, expected to launch shortly in Angola.

2010-02-25 16:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Total Exploration and Production Angola for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment.

2010-01-11 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that it has successfully acquired an additional 28,000 km of regional seismic data covering Brazil's southern Santos, Pelotas, and northeastern Equatorial basins.

2009-11-09 15:17:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc.

2009-11-05 14:39:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today the swearing in of Randall Peterson as its new Mission Director for Angola.


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Baboon Spider, Pterinochilus murinus
2014-08-29 11:57:31

The Baboon Spider (Pterinochilus murinus), an old-world tarantula, was initially described in 1897 by Reginald Innes Pocock. This species is found on the African continent, in Angola, as well as central, eastern, and southern Africa. Among those who keep tarantulas as pets, Pterinochilus murinus is known as “OBT”, which means Orange Baboon Tarantula or Orange Bitey Thing, and also as the Pterror, a pun on its Latin genus classification: Pterinochilus. These nicknames are in reference...

Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

Barbeled Houndshark, Leptocharias smithii
2012-09-03 08:24:18

The Barbeled houndshark (Leptocharias smithii) is a species of bottom dwelling shark and sole member of the Leptochariidae family. It is a fish found in the Atlantic Ocean, inhabiting coastal waters of Africa from Mauritania to Angola and found at depths up to 246 feet. It is occasionally found as far north as the Mediterranean Sea. Its habitat is typically muddy water around river mouths. This fish can grow up to 32 inches in length, and is characterized by its long, slender body,...

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-06-25 08:55:42

The Giant Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger variani, is a rare subspecies of Sable Antelope native and endemic to the region between Cuango and Luando Rivers in Angola. They live in forests near the water, where leaves and tree sprouts are always juicy and abundant. It is an endangered species, so it is protected in natural parks, and hunting it is, therefore, forbidden. Both sexes have horns, which can reach 59 inches. Males and females are strikingly similar in appearance until they...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.