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Image Of Eagle Attacking Deer Caught By Camera Trap
2013-09-23 10:25:32

Wildlife Conservation Society A camera trap set out for endangered Siberian (Amur) tigers in the Russian Far East photographed something far more rare: a golden eagle capturing a young sika deer. The three images only cover a two-second period, but show an adult golden eagle clinging to the deer's back. Its carcass was found two weeks later, just a few yards from the camera, initially puzzling researchers. The paper and images appear in the September issue of the Journal of Raptor...

2013-09-18 15:43:41

Saving energy is important for humans and animals alike when resources are limited. Scientists at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, found out that although higher-ranked red deer gain privileged access to patches of food, they also have higher metabolic rates and thus use more energy. This can be a serious disadvantage in winter when red deer rely largely on their limited stored body fat to survive. Energy budget adjustments...

2013-09-09 23:00:14

Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host an open house on Sept. 21. Deer Path is the only assisted living community in the northwest Chicago suburbs designed to serve adults with physical disabilities who are between the ages of 22 and 64. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Deer Path of Huntley, an affordable assisted living community for adults between the ages of 22 and 64 with physical disabilities, will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. on...

2013-08-19 23:00:12

Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a VIP party and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 21. Deer Path is the only assisted living community in the northwest Chicago suburbs designed to serve physically disabled adults between the ages of 22 and 64. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a VIP party and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21....

2013-07-09 23:20:31

In an effort to support the community, Fit Body Boot Camp owner and Red Deer personal trainer, Cabel McElderry, and business partner, Pat Kerr, have decided to launch a flood relief campaign to help those devastated by the recent floods in southern Alberta. Red Deer, Alberta, CAN (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 When Cabel McElderry, owner of the Red Deer personal training center, Fit Body Boot Camp, and business partner, Pat Kerr, saw the flooding unfold in southern Alberta they knew they had to...

2013-07-03 23:00:33

Deer Antler Spray announces new partner, King Supplements, where it will now be available for purchase. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Deer Antler Velvet Extract, or Deer Antler Spray, is now being sold by the large supplement retailer, King Supplements. Offering an array of premium supplements for strength and conditioning, weight loss, pain management, full body health, and more; King Supplements is now featuring Deer Antler Spray as one of their hot and trending products. The Deer Antler...


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Greater Mouse Deer, Tragulus napu
2012-10-27 17:02:44

The greater mouse deer (Tragulus napu), also known as the napu or the greater Malay chevrotain, is a species of even-toed ungulate that can be found in Borneo, Sumatra, southern areas of Thailand and Myanmar, peninsular Malaysia, and small Indonesian and Malaysian islands. It also appears on an island off the shore of Singapore, where it was thought to be extinct. It prefers a habitat within lowland tropical and subtropical moist forests. Its scientific name Tragulus is derived from the Greek...

Lesser Mouse Deer, Tragulus kanchil
2012-10-27 16:58:26

The lesser mouse deer (Tragulus kanchil), also known as the lesser Malay chevrotain or the kanchil, is an even-toed ungulate that is native to Cambodia, Indochina, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sumatra, and Burma, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within primary and secondary forests in foothills or lowland areas. It can also be found on cultivated lands at elevations of up to 1,968 feet. Within these habitats, both arid and moist vegetation can be found, as well as mangrove forests. The lesser...

Java Mouse Deer, Tragulus javanicus
2012-10-27 14:42:32

The Java mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus) is an even-toed ungulate that can be found in forested areas of Java and possibly Bali. Its native range includes areas in Indonesia and Malaysia. It prefers a habitat at higher elevations, although it does appear at lower elevations between 1,312 and 2,296 feet. It is thought that other chevrotains may occur on the edges of this mouse deer’s habitat, making it a logical assumption that it appears in thick undergrowth like other mouse deer. The...

Pudú
2012-10-08 17:58:52

The pudú, also known as the püdü or püdu in the Mapudungun language, is a genus that holds two species of South American deer. These species are known as the southern pudú, which resides in a range that extends from southern Chile to southwestern Argentina, and the northern pudú, which resides in Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador. Species in this genus prefer a habitat in temperate rainforests. In these areas, pudús use bamboo thickets and underbrush for protection. Pudús were first...

Fea's Muntjac, Muntiacus feae
2012-09-24 09:24:29

Fea’s muntjac (Muntiacus feae), also known as the Tenasserim muntjac, is a species of muntjac that resides in many areas including Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and People's Republic of China. Although there is much debate regarding the range of the deer, it is most commonly accepted that it ranges from the Isthmus of Kra east and north to southern Myanmar and to the neighboring borders of Thailand. Because there have been many sightings of this species in other...

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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