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Caribbean Sea
2013-04-18 12:52:52

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean that is located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It’s bordered by Mexico and Central America towards the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and towards the south by South America. The whole area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and neighboring...

Greater Antillean Grackle
2008-05-02 09:54:24

The Greater Antillean Grackle (Quiscalus niger), is a species of grackle found throughout the Greater Antilles and the Cayman Islands as well as smaller, nearby islands. There are seven subspecies, each restricted to one island or island group. They all differ from the nominate Hispaniola subspecies in size, bill size, and color tone. Like all Quiscalus grackles, it is a rather large,...

Caribbean Dove
2008-02-06 15:18:07

The Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family, which include doves and pigeons. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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