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2013-12-13 23:21:52

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Cranes, Lifting and Handling Equipment - Market Opportunities and Business Environment, Analyses and Forecasts to 2015. London (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Synopsis •Top level overview of global Cranes, Lifting and Handling Equipment market •Global market environment •Cranes, Lifting and Handling Equipment consumption value at global, regional and further divided at country level •Profile of top Cranes, Lifting and...

2013-12-03 23:31:35

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on a crane accident in São Paulo, Brazil that killed two workers at the stadium being built to hold the opening game of next year’s World Cup. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 A construction crane collapsed and killed two workers in São Paulo, Brazil. The crane accident occurred at the stadium being built to hold the opening game of next year’s World Cup. The crane tore a gash in...

2013-11-27 23:02:28

Top-rated birding and nature tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces a return to Kearney, Nebraska along braided channels of the Platte River, where tour participants can experience the migration of hundreds of thousands of Sandhill Cranes with expert guides. Lincoln, Nebraska (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top Nature Tour Company, announces their annual March Nebraska Platte River Guided Birding Tour of the famous Sandhill Crane Migration. The company’s expert...

2013-10-28 23:23:48

The global market for cranes was valued at $26.6 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $29.3 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $41 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.9% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Cranes: Technologies and Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for cranes was valued at $26.6...

2013-10-15 23:29:39

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on a crane malfunction that left a heavy load dangling hundreds of feet over Midtown Manhattan. A different crane toppled last year at the same building during Hurricane Sandy. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 A crane hoisting a 13,500-pound concrete counterweight malfunctioned in Midtown Manhattan, reported The New York Times (10.7.13). The problem occurred at One57, the same building that was...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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