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2011-02-16 06:26:00

MUMBAI, India, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Reliance Life Insurance Will Contribute Rs.

2011-02-16 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Willow TV, the leader in live cricket broadcasts across North America, today announced an agreement with DIRECTV to broadcast the World Cup in high-definition.

2011-02-14 12:36:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Willow TV, the leader in live cricket broadcasts across North America, today announced its plans for the broadcast of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 in the United States.

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2011-02-03 13:11:08

Researchers have discovered the 100 million-year-old ancestor of a group of large, carnivorous, cricket-like insects that still live today in southern Asia, northern Indochina and Africa.

2010-11-30 11:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services, announced the launch of the world's first 24-7 cricket channel, NEO Cricket, in California, beginning December 1.

2010-10-09 22:21:00

WOOSTER, Ohio, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When The College of Wooster found itself without a football opponent for Homecoming, it created a bit of a sticky wicket, but some quick thinking by Wooster's administrators led to a novel back-up plan.

2010-10-05 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all everyday heroes! Cricket, a leading provider of unlimited wireless services, is looking for all Chicagoans who want to make a difference in their communities.

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2010-05-13 13:43:43

UC Riverside biologists say young male crickets grow larger in the presence of sexually mature adult male crickets.


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Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

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2005-09-07 18:59:19

Katydid is the common name of insects belonging to the grasshopper family Tettigoniidae, which contains over 6,800 species. Katydid are also known as "long horned grasshoppers" and "bush crickets." The term "katydid" is used mainly in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. The name "katydid" comes from the sound produced by species of the N. American genus Pterophylla (literally "winged leaf"). The males of katydids have sound-producing (stridulating) organs located on their front wings which in...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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2005-08-25 09:40:19

The Orthoptera are an order of insects with incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, and katydids. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as stridulation) by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. Their ears, located in the front legs, are interconnected in such a way that they are able to locate each other by sound. Characteristics Orthopterans have two pairs of wings - the...

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