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2011-06-05 00:02:40

With so many web masters relying on Google, the web's largest search engine, for their traffic today it is only natural that changes in Google's algorithm would send a huge portion of the web's site owners into a tailspin.

2011-05-27 07:00:00

CHENGDU, China, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Kung Fu Panda 2's production designer Raymond Zibach traveled Chengdu this week to visit key sites featured in the movie, sites that inspired the production of the first Kung Fu Panda film. "I was so delighted and moved by Mt.

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2011-05-17 14:00:00

The world's oldest panda died of old age on Tuesday at the age 34.

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2011-05-04 08:25:00

Wild asses are descendants of the original ancestors of the horse and the donkey, but unfortunately most species of wild ass are now in danger of extinction.

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2011-04-08 09:27:45

A new index has been developed to help conservationists better understand how close species are to extinction.

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2011-03-25 13:15:11

An official said on Friday that an endangered Sumatran tiger died after brushing against an electric fence set up by Indonesian farmers.

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2011-03-16 12:10:00

Elephants pay close attention to their elders, especially when they hear the sound of an approaching predator.

2011-03-15 00:00:28

3 New Products from Leading Software Manufacturer Panda Security Give AffiliateWire’s Catalogue More Selling Power Than Ever Victoria, British Columbia (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 AffiliateWire – a division of RevenueWire – is pleased to announce the addition of three new security products from Panda Security, one of the world’s leading computer security software providers.

2011-03-10 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, and Hispania Racing, the only Spanish team competing in Formula 1, have reached an agreement by which the Spanish multinational will become a technical sponsor of the racing team during the 2011 season.

2011-01-31 09:08:00

ASSAM, India, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, five hand-raised, endangered elephant calves were moved from the IFAW Wildlife Rescue Center in Kaziranga to Manas National Park in the northeast Indian state of Assam.


Latest EDGE Species Reference Libraries

Solenodon, Solenodontidae
2014-10-01 12:40:57

Solenodontida is a family that holds four species of solenodons, mammals that are known to be venomous, which can be found in Cuba and on the island of Hispaniola. The Hispaniolan solenodon can be found in a variety of habitats including highland forests and lowland dry forests. Both species resemble shrews in that they have long noses, hairless feet, scaly tails and small eyes. They reach an average length between eleven and thirteen inches, with Cuban solenodons often growing smaller than...

Southern Marsupial Mole, Notoryctes typhlops
2014-04-30 10:58:40

The southern marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops) is a species of marsupial that can be found in southwest Australia. It has been recorded in desert habitats with soft sand and spinifex grasses, but the habitat preferences of this species is currently unknown. Its range is thought to include northern areas of South Australia and the Northern Territory, as well as the Gibson and Great Victoria deserts. Although this species is a marsupial, it has been classified within its own order, known as...

Volcano Rabbit, Romerolagus diazi
2014-04-25 10:20:30

The volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi), known locally as zacatuche or teporingom, is a species of rabbit that can be found in Mexico. This species resides near four volcanoes within its range, including El Pelado, but its range is limited to only sixteen small areas. The majority of individuals reside at higher elevations grasslands or in pine and alder forests. The volcano rabbit reaches an average weight of up to 1.3 pounds and is the second smallest species of rabbit next to the pygmy...

Javan Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros sondaicus
2014-04-11 12:20:28

The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...

Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca
2012-10-29 16:02:45

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), also known as the panda, is a species of bear that is native to southwestern and central western areas of China. Its range includes mountain ranges located primarily in Sichuan province, but pandas can also be found in the Gansu and Shaanxi provinces. It once preferred a habitat within lowland areas, but human encroachment has driven the giant panda into small areas, which contain forested habitats. There are two recognized subspecies of the giant...

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