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Alligator Snapping Turtles At Risk
2014-04-14 10:52:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Zootaxa reveals that the alligator snapping turtle is actually three different species – not one as previously thought. The report also indicated that the localized distribution of these species, which includes coastal rivers of the northern Gulf of Mexico, poses a significant threat to their continued survival. “We have to be especially careful with our management of the Suwannee River...


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2007-10-23 16:39:46

The Ground Pangolin (Manis temminckii), also known as Temminck's Pangolin or the Cape Pangolin, is one of four species of pangolin which can be found in Africa. They are the only one found in southern and eastern Africa. Although it is present over quite a large area, it is rare throughout it and notoriously difficult to spot. Its scarcity is partly because it is hunted by humans for its scales, which are used in love charms, and partly because it is often burnt in bush fires. With the...

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2007-01-19 12:13:43

The Asiatic Golden Cat (Catopuma temminckii, or Profelis temminckii, or Felis temminckii), also called Temminck's Golden Cat, is a medium-sized wild cat weighing from 26.46 to 35.27 lb (12 to 16 kg). In captivity golden cats can live up to 20 years, but their average lifespan in the wild is likely far shorter. While the fur is mostly foxy red or golden brown, black or grey color variants may also be found. The coat is plain, except for some spots on the underside, and sometimes very faint...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.