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New Insect Species Named After Shakira And Jimmy Fallon
2014-05-10 03:45:24

Pensoft Publishers Some Ecuadorian tribes were famous for making mummified shrunken heads from the remains of their conquered foes. Field work in the cloud forests of Ecuador by Professor Scott Shaw, University of Wyoming, Laramie, and colleagues, has resulted in the discovery of 24 new species of Aleiodes wasps that mummify caterpillars. The research by Eduardo Shimbori, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil, and Scott Shaw, was recently published in the open access journal ZooKeys....

2014-05-06 08:45:49

ATMs and point-of-sale terminals enable growth of retail banking program NORTH CANTON, Ohio, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Banco de Guayaquil's transaction migration project and efforts to improve customer service, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is implementing 72 full-function Opteva automated teller machines (ATMs) with enhanced note acceptance (ENA) and Bulk Document Intelligent Depository Modules. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080725/DIEBOLDLOGO The modules...

2014-04-30 12:20:54

World-renowned mountaineers join injured soldiers to overcome barriers FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soldiers to Summits, a program of No Barriers USA, and Mission: Mt. Whitney expedition sponsor Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today announced its team of healing wounded veterans who will take on the highest summit in the contiguous United States this fall. The team of soldiers will be trained by two of America's best-known mountaineers Charley Mace and Jeff Evans, who together...

2014-04-06 23:00:35

Ticket Down has reduced ticket prices across the board for the upcoming exhibition game between Mexico vs. Ecuador at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington/Dallas, TX. This trusted secondary ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 at the checkout. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source of affordable tickets for the exhibition match between Mexico and Ecuador. One of the most popular venues in the United States for any...

2014-04-04 23:35:16

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018" to its huge collection of research reports.For Full Report With TOC Visit @ http://www.researchmoz.us/global-optical-microscope-market-to-2018-market-size-growth-and-forecasts-in-nearly-60-countries-report.html Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in...

2014-03-31 12:21:49

SAO PAULO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today TAM Airlines, a carrier of the LATAM Airlines Group, joins oneworld, an airline alliance currently undergoing the largest expansion in its history. As of today, all passengers flying on the Brazilian carrier can enjoy the benefits offered by the alliance. This is one of the most important steps to achieve the entry of all LATAM Airlines Group into oneworld. LAN Airlines has been a member of oneworld since 2000 as well as all of its...

2014-03-27 23:23:43

AMA Insurance’s Med Plus Advantage Program Announces Student Contest (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The “Med Plus Advantage Global Health Challenge” contest has been launched! The winning team of the essay and video contest will have an opportunity to work alongside Timmy Global Health (TGH) in Ecuador, Guatemala or the Dominican Republic to provide high quality health services to underserved populations. In addition, contest winners have the opportunity to serve as volunteer TGH Health...

2014-03-27 16:23:39

"Like nowhere else, all in one place and so close" NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nineteen cities around the world, seven of them located in Ecuador, will see giant 19-foot letters appear on April 1 at 9 a.m. ET in emblematic places. These letters, put together, will make up the phrase "ALL YOU NEED IS ECUADOR", the slogan of an ambitious tourism campaign that highlights the unmatched supply of tourism attractions this South American country has to offer. This initial...

2014-03-25 12:25:06

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring the highest active volcanoes in the world, the greatest concentration of species by area, white sand beaches and the breathtaking Galapagos Islands are just a few reasons why Ecuador received recognition as the "Green Destination of the World for 2013," by the World Travel Awards. According to the World Travel Awards, Ecuador is also considered the number one destination to visit in Latin America and the seventh must-visit place in...

2014-03-08 23:00:19

Ticket Down announces that they have lowered ticket prices across the board for the exciting exhibition game between soccer powerhouses Ecuador and England. Soccer fans can use the special promo/coupon code ENGLAND-ECUADOR-2014 for special savings on tickets for this game. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Ticket Down has rolled back prices for the friendly soccer match between England and Ecuador at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami. With the World Cup soccer tournament just a mere few...


Latest Ecuador Reference Libraries

Spectacled Bear, Tremarctos ornatus
2013-05-17 11:07:19

The spectacled bear or the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is native to South America. This bear is locally known as jukumari, ukuko, or ucumari and is the only remaining species of short-faced bear existing today, making it the sole member of the sub-family Tremarctinae. The range of the spectacled bear includes western Venezuela, eastern Panama, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, northwestern Argentina, and western Bolivia. It is only found in the Andes Mountains, but it is thought to be an...

Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens
2013-04-23 14:48:18

The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) was occasionally previously known as Man O’War or man of War, a reflection of its rakish lines, aerial piracy of other birds, and speed. It’s widespread in the tropical Atlantic, breeding colonially in the trees in Florida, the Caribbean and the Cape Verde Islands. In addition, it breeds along the Pacific coast of the Americas from Mexico to Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands, as well. It is known as a vagrant as far from its...

Crested Eagle, Morphnus guianensis
2012-04-02 17:47:01

The Crested Eagle, (Morphnus guianensis), is a species of bird of prey found from Guatemala through Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, and Bolivia to north Argentina. In Brazil, this species has suffered greatly due to habitat destruction and is mostly found only in the Amazon basin in that region. In Ecuador it is mainly found in the Eastern Andean mountains. It is the only member of its...

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Tawny-faced Quail, Rhynchortyx cinctus
2012-03-22 21:32:37

The Tawny-faced Quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is the only bird in its genus. It is found throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its habitat includes subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. Image Caption: Artistic Depiction of Male Tawny-faced Quail. Credit: Wikipedia (public domain)

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