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2006-04-21 19:24:30

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rica's Energy and Environment Minister Carlos Manuel Rodriguez was missing on Friday after disappearing on a trek through a jungle reserve, officials said. Rodriguez, 46, was out with a group of ministry employees patrolling for poachers in the Corcovado National Park in southern Costa Rica when he got ahead of his companions during the walk back to camp on Thursday afternoon. "When the group got to the camp he wasn't there, so they immediately...

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Northern Tamandua, Tamandua Mexicana
2012-07-06 15:44:32

The northern tamandua (Tamandua Mexicana) is a small anteater that can be found from southern Mexico, throughout Central America, and to the edge of the Andes mountains. Its range also includes Venezuela, Ecuador, and Columbia. In these areas, the northern tamandua prefers a habitat within forested areas including mangrove swamps and evergreen, deciduous, cloud, and secondary forests. There are currently four recognized subspecies of this anteater. The northern tamandua is considered a...

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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.