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Researchers Identify Four New Species Of Tuco-Tucos From

Researchers Identify Four New Species Of Tuco-Tucos From Bolivia

Leslie Reed, University of Nebraska-Lincoln A research team led by UNL's Scott Gardner has identified four new species of Ctenomys, a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America. Commonly called tuco-tucos, the...

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2014-07-21 12:23:36

VANCOUVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. ("Pan American" or the "Company"), (NASDAQ: PAAS; TSX: PAA) today reports that the strike at its San Vicente mine in Bolivia, which began on July 7, 2014, has now been settled. Production activities at the mine have resumed this morning, July 21(st), 2014. Based on the relatively short duration of the strike, the Company believes that there is a reasonable probability that San Vicente will still be able to achieve...

2014-07-16 16:21:49

VANCOUVER, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. ("Pan American" or the "Company"), (NASDAQ: PAAS; TSX: PAA) today announced that its union at the Company's San Vicente mine in Bolivia has gone on strike effectively shutting down the entire operation. Personnel access has been restricted to only those needed to ensure maintenance of critical systems necessary to allow for a smooth restart. The work stoppage started on the evening of Monday, July 7, 2014 and all...

2014-06-30 04:20:50

BEIJING, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Oscar Cabrera Coca, Minister of the Ministry of Interior of Bolivia, sent a letter of thanks to Kerui Petroleum to express his gratitude for Kerui's international humanitarian assistance to the flood-stricken areas. From January to February, 2014, a continuous storm flood hit Bolivia, and more than 100 cities and 17,000 hectares of farmland were affected by the disaster, which resulted in large casualties and a great shortage of food...

2014-05-12 12:25:30

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 8 ,2014, "American States in Yuan Xikun's Eyes: Preservation and Transformation" sculpture exhibit was unveiled at the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of the American State (OAS) in Washington DC. This is a cultural celebration to comprehend the diverse context of multilateral interactions between eastern and western cultures. As the event tribute to the 10(th) Anniversary of China's participation as an observer of the...

2014-04-04 23:35:16

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018" to its huge collection of research reports.For Full Report With TOC Visit @ http://www.researchmoz.us/global-optical-microscope-market-to-2018-market-size-growth-and-forecasts-in-nearly-60-countries-report.html Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in...

2014-03-20 23:28:43

Specialty coffee company, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, is now serving an exotic micro-lot sourced directly from farmers in Bolivia. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Specialty coffee company, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, is now serving an exotic micro-lot sourced directly from farmers in Bolivia. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters has been sourcing coffee from farmers in Bolivia for more than four years, and as a roaster who specializes in direct trade, the shop’s coffee experts are declaring this...

2014-03-17 23:04:36

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back prices for the big match between Greece and Bolivia at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Harrison, NJ (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Red Bull Arena will host Greece vs. Bolivia in conjunction with "The Road to Brazil." This tournament is a 10-nation, seven game event being organized by...

2014-03-01 23:02:48

10% credit Bonus on all mobile recharges to Tigo Bolivia until March 31. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 For everyone interested to save money on their international top ups to Bolivia, LlamaBolivia.com announces a new promotion for March: 10% Bonus on mobile credit sent to any Tigo mobiles in Bolivia. This offer is not only a good chance to recharge phones in another country, but also send a gift to relatives and friends abroad. So, free extra credit is offered for any recharge...

2013-11-15 10:43:35

First placebo-controlled study in adults with Chagas disease highlights urgent need to scale up treatment for millions of patients at risk According to results of the first-ever Phase 2 clinical trial in Bolivia, conducted by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), the experimental drug candidate E1224 showed good safety and was effective at clearing the parasite that causes Chagas disease, but had little to no sustained efficacy one year after treatment as a single medication....


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Screaming Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus vellerosus
2013-08-22 10:52:59

The screaming hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus vellerosus), also known as the crying armadillo, is a species that is native to southern and central areas of South America. Its range includes areas of Bolivia, Argentina, and Paraguay, among other areas. It resides in a number of different habitats including tropical and subtropical arid forests, temperate deserts, and arid deserts, however it is not found in any areas with rocky terrain because it cannot construct burrows there. The first...

Andean Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus nationi
2013-06-18 12:49:57

The Andean hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus nationi) is native to Bolivia but can also be found in Argentina, Peru, and Chile. It prefers a habitat within grasslands at high elevations, where it makes burrows in the sand. The species is an omnivore, but there is little known about its habits. The Andean hairy armadillo is threatened by hunting because it is used for food, musical instruments, and crafts and it is also threatened by habitat loss. It is found in one protected area in Bolivia,...

Crested Eagle, Morphnus guianensis
2012-04-02 17:47:01

The Crested Eagle, (Morphnus guianensis), is a species of bird of prey found from Guatemala through Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, and Bolivia to north Argentina. In Brazil, this species has suffered greatly due to habitat destruction and is mostly found only in the Amazon basin in that region. In Ecuador it is mainly found in the Eastern Andean mountains. It is the only member of its...

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Ash-throated Crake, Porzana albicollis
2012-04-02 15:22:04

The Ash-throated Crake, (Porzana albicollis), is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and swamps. The Ash-throated Crake is a small bird with a short bill. It has black and olive brown streaks on the back. The tail is black and the underparts are slate gray. The...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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