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Less Diversity Found In Bird Species Of 125M Years Ago
2014-05-28 11:10:57

While the typical American wetland hosts a range of birds with different physiologies and behaviors, bird diversity in prehistoric times was significantly lower, according to a new study.

2014-04-21 12:26:50

RICHMOND, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hoarding is a symptom that is caused by a number of different factors, which can result in detrimental effects on an individual's health

Swimming Birds Evolved Rudder-like Tail To Dive For Food
2014-02-27 15:43:42

The convergent evolution of tail shapes in diving birds may be driven by foraging style, according to a paper published in PLOS ONE on February 26, 2014 by Ryan Felice and Patrick O'Connor from Ohio University.

Active Nightlife Of Birds Driven By Desire To Reproduce
2014-01-23 10:04:09

For a non-nocturnal bird, the yellow-breasted chat spends a significant amount of time visiting other birds' territories during the night.

2014-01-15 23:00:53

Bird-B-Gone Inc.’s Bird-B-Gone University was recently audited for review and approval by the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR).

2013-12-26 23:19:54

Animal hoarding continues to be a pressing issue as more and more accounts surface weekly across the United States.

2013-11-19 23:34:00

Address Our Mess highlights prime examples of hoarding, the telltale signs of its invisible stronghold on a person’s quality of living, and the methods friends and families can use to help them

2013-10-29 23:31:14

Address Our Mess case managers have developed the Levels of Hoarding Chart which is designed to move hoarders and their helpers into action before their conditions become life-threatening.

Shy Male Birds Likely To Flock Together And Have Fewer Friends
2013-09-18 12:11:31

Male birds that exhibit 'shy' social behavior are much more likely to join flocks of birds with a similar personality than their 'bold' male counterparts, a new study has found. But shy birds also have fewer social partners than bold birds.

2013-09-12 23:28:59

Hoarding experts Address Our Mess have experienced a steady increase in cases involving animals within the last several months.


Latest Animals Reference Libraries

Paralvinella sulfincola
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

Giant Feather Duster Worm, Eudistylia polymorpha
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Giant Feather Duster Worm (Eudistylia polymorpha) is a species of marine polychaete worm of the Sabellidae family. Its range extends along the western coast of North America, from Alaska to California. It is most commonly found in the intertidal zone in tide pools and in the neritic (coastal) zone at depths up to 1,375 feet. It is often found in groups along rocks, reefs, pilings, wharves and marinas. Its common name comes from the crown of tentacles extended when the animal is under...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.