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2009-03-15 08:20:00

A Texas veterinarian technician has discovered a new life form during a routine exam of an Attwater Prairie Chicken."I actually found it in April of 2007," said Casey Plummer, who discovered the protozoan parasite."It took almost a year to determine it was a new protozoan. When I found out, I was so excited! When they told me it had never been identified before, I was over the moon about it, really," she said during an interview with the Tyler Morning Telegraph.At just 29 years old, Ms....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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