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2015-04-21 23:04:24

Rice Lake Weighing Systems will be on hand at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) May 4-7 in Houston, Texas featuring weight-related and process control equipment for the energy market.

2015-04-21 23:03:47

From crane scales and dynamometers to load pin sensors and wireless solutions, Rice Lake will demonstrate their Measurement Systems International (MSI) brand of overhead weighing for the iron

2015-04-21 16:30:32

New higher capacity models expand CM Bandit offering from Columbus McKinnon AMHERST, N.Y., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first HMI-certified ratchet lever hoist and

2015-04-20 08:22:24

PARIS, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced that the company will take advantage of its advanced engineering resources, world-class supply chain,

2015-04-07 12:38:17

Lightweight, Portable and Simple Action Cam Accessories Take Perspectives to New Heights PETALUMA, Calif., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JOBY unveils the only ultra-portable, extendable

2015-04-06 23:02:52

ReportsnReports.com adds “Global and Chinese Crane Wire Rope Industry, 2015 Market Research Report” to its store.

2015-03-31 16:24:59

Total Repair Kits and Bulk Packaged Parts make maintenance easier and more economical AMHERST, N.Y., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ordering replacement parts for Columbus McKinnon

2015-03-26 08:22:25

Largest single-owner auction in Company history featured 2,290+ cranes, heavy-spec trucks, trailers and other equipment from complete dispersal for Energy Transportation CASPER, WY,

2015-03-18 23:08:35

The attorneys at Coplan & Crane weigh in on a news article detailing a lawmaker’s proposal to beef up penalties related to deadly accidents involving illegal cellphone use. (PRWEB)


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Hooded Crane, Grus monacha
2013-04-24 12:13:58

The Hooded Crane (Grus monacha) is a small, dark colored crane. Its body is grey and the top of the head and neck is white, except for a patch of bare red skin above they eye. It’s one of the smallest cranes, but is still a fairly large bird, a 3.3 ft in length, weighing 8.2 pounds and a wingspan of 6.2 feet. It breeds in south-central and southeastern Siberia. Breeding is also assumed to occur in Mongolia. Over 80% of its population winters at Izumi, southern Japan. There are also...

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2005-09-08 15:08:50

The crane flies (Tipulidae) are a family of insects that closely resemble giant mosquitoes. Like the mosquito, they are in the order Diptera (flies) and are sometimes called mosquito eaters, mosquito hawks, or skeeter eaters. They are also one of three unrelated arthropods named Daddy long-legs. The other two are the harvestmen and vibrating, cellar or house spider. As such, Crane Flies are wrapped up in the myth of being the most poisonous spider, but unable to bite humans. This is...

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2009-03-28 15:44:15

The Brolga (Grus rubicunda), formerly known as the "˜Native Companion', is a species of bird found in tropical and eastern Australia. The bird has also been given the name "Australian Crane", a term coined in 1865 by well-known ornithological artist John Gould in his Birds of Australia. These birds are abundant in north and northeast Australia, especially Queensland. They are also common as far south as Victoria. They are also found in New Guinea and rarely in New Zealand. They are also...

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2009-03-28 14:17:07

The Siberian Crane (Grus leucogeranus), also known as the Siberian White Crane or Snow Crane, is a species of bird found in arctic Russia in Yakutia and western Siberia. It is a migratory species. Eastern populations winter on the Yangtze River and Lake Poyang in China. Central populations winter at Keoladeo National Park, India. Western populations winter in Fereidoonkenar and Esfahan in Iran. It is a bird of wetlands both in breeding and wintering habitats. This is a large white crane,...

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2009-03-28 14:08:37

The Sarus Crane (Grus antigone) is a species of bird found in northernPakistan and India, Nepal, Southeast Asia and Queensland, Australia. It is a permanent resident of freshwater marshes and plains with little seasonal movement. This species is classified as Vulnerable, as the total global population has drastically declined since about 1980. This decline is expected to continue until at least 2010. Threats include habitat destruction, hunting, pollution, disease and competition from other...

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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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