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woolly mammoth cloning debate
2014-11-17 11:11:37

Ever since the dawn of cloning technology, people have dreamed about bringing an extinct species back to life, and now a South Korean company is claiming it could bring back the woolly mammoth in a few decades’ time.

2014-09-03 16:28:10

BANGKOK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After four days of fun festivities and trunk-to-trunk action, the 13(th) annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has come to a close.

2014-08-27 00:20:22

"Chinese traffickers are present in virtually every African range state, and operate at nearly every point along the ivory supply chain," according to new report WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-08-11 23:04:32

Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, is proud to announce their support of World Elephant Day on August 12, 2014. New York, NY

ivory stockpile
2014-08-11 03:45:33

The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

mammoth
2014-07-24 04:48:42

A new study from the University of Cincinnati, led by assistant professor of geology and anthropology Brooke Crowley, reveals that ancient proboscideans were likely year-round residents and not nomadic migrants as previously thought.

2014-07-17 16:22:26

New SCI Report Shows Animal Rights Hypocrites Stiff Elephants, African Communities WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Safari Club International (SCI) exposed

Detecting And Monitoring Tuberculosis In Captive Elephants
2014-07-17 03:32:25

Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the organism that causes tuberculosis in humans, also afflicts Asian (and occasionally other) elephants.


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2005-06-02 11:31:58

The Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga angustirostris) is one of two species of elephant seal (the other is the Southern Elephant Seal). It is a member of the Phocidae ("true seals") family. Elephant seals get their name from their great size (the Southern Elephant Seal is the larger of the two species) and the fact that the adult males have a large proboscis, which is used in making extraordinarily loud roaring noises, especially during the mating season. There is a great sexual dimorphism...

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Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.