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Catastrophic Bangladesh oil spill endangers rare species

Catastrophic Bangladesh oil spill endangers rare species, including dolphins and tigers

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An oil spill from a crashed tanker is causing what officials are calling an ecological “catastrophe” in the Sundarbans mangrove region of Bangladesh, putting two rare species of dolphin...

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Latest Bangladesh Reference Libraries

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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2007-12-18 15:03:44

The Northern Plains Gray Langur (Semnopithecus entellus), is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and possibly Bhutan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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2007-06-25 08:41:41

The Chital Deer, Axis axis, is a species of deer that is commonly found in the wooded regions of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and most of India. It is the most common species of deer in Indian forests. Other common names given to this species are the Spotted Deer, and the Axis Deer. Its coat is reddish fawn, marked with white spots, and it's under parts are white. Its antlers, which it sheds annually, are usually three-pronged and curve in a lyre shape and may extend to 30 inches. Chital...

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2007-01-23 15:37:33

The Mugger Crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, also called the Iranian, Marsh, or Persian Crocodile, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. These countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Iran. Mainly a freshwater species, the Mugger crocodile is found in lakes, rivers and marshes. Muggers prefer slow-moving, shallower bodies of water rather than, fast-flowing, deep areas. The Mugger Crocodile is also known to thrive in man-made reservoirs and...

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