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2014-03-19 08:24:14

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Caracara Silver Inc. (CSV:TSXV) (the "Company" or "Caracara") is pleased to announce that a first phase drill program for its Pilunani zinc-lead project in southern Peru is scheduled to begin in late May or early June, pending receipt of all regulatory and operating permits. These permits include a social license agreement with the community of Picotani which has been completed. The first 1,000 metres of drilling will test a near surface zone of...


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Laughing Falcon, Herpetotheres cachinnans
2013-04-23 23:04:40

The Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans), also known as the Snake Hawk (erroneously, since it’s not a hawk), is a medium-sized bird of prey belonging to the falcon family Falconidae, the only member of the genus Herpetotheres. This Neotropical species is an expert snake-eater. Its common and scientific names are both in reference to its distinctive voice. The English name comes from its loud voice, as does the specific name cachinnans, which is Latin for “laughing aloud” or...

The Guadalupe Caracara, Caracara lutosa
2012-10-30 11:38:32

The Guadalupe Caracara, also known as Quelili or the Calalie, is an extinct bird of prey belonging to the falcon family, Falconidae. With the closely related Crested and Southern Caracara, it was formerly placed in the genus, Polyborus. Until the beginning of the 20th century, this species lived on Mexico’s Guadalupe Islands. This bird was described as “evil” or “vicious” by early observers. Goat herders led a poisoning campaign that ended up in the extinction of The Guadalupe...

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...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'