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2015-04-06 16:21:46

Sears Holdings recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-04-06 12:24:46

Award Marks 12th Consecutive Year for Commercial Real Estate Firm to be Recognized HOUSTON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's Houston headquarters today announced it has

2015-04-06 12:24:33

Burton Energy Group recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-04-06 08:22:46

LANDS' END PROVIDES IN-KIND DONATION OF 1,000 EASTER TOTES WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End announced today that it will contribute to the

2015-04-06 08:22:27

Verizon Recognized for Its Sustained Leadership to Protect the Environment With Third Consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award NEW YORK, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-04-06 08:22:17

LG Earns Climate Communications and Sustained Excellence Awards WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S.

2015-04-03 16:20:35

DAVIS, Calif., April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easements Program

2015-04-03 12:20:13

Subaru Deepens Its Commitment to the Environment and National Parks Through Renewed Relationship CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc.

2015-04-02 08:23:11

Virtual View Kiosks Enable Visitors to Explore America's Natural, Historical and Cultural Treasures in Advance of National Park Service's Centennial Celebration in 2016 NEW YORK, April 2, 2015

2015-04-02 08:21:51

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.


Latest Environment of the United States Reference Libraries

Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

Texas Brown Tarantula, Aphonopelma hentzi
2014-09-22 16:02:39

The Texas Brown Tarantula (Aphonopelma hentzi), known also as the Oklahoma Brown Tarantula or the Missouri Tarantula, is one of the most common species of tarantula thriving in the southern-most United States today. Texas Browns can grow to be over four inches in legspan, and weigh more than three ounces as adults. The body is a dark brown color. The shades may vary between individual tarantulas and is more distinct after moult. Female individuals can lay up to 1,000 eggs. The eggs are...

Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus
2014-02-04 09:37:14

The Coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native to the United States and Canada. The Coastal giant salamander ranges from northern California to Oregon and Washington and throughout parts of south British Columbia. The Coastal giant salamander inhabits freshwater lakes, marshes and rivers. The species may also be found in temperate deciduous forests. A nocturnal species, the Coastal giant salamander may or may not go...

Thescelosaurus
2013-04-28 18:48:11

Thescelosaurus, meaning “godlike”, “wondrous”, or “marvelous” and “lizard” was a genus of small ornithopod dinosaur that appeared at the very end of the Late Cretaceous period in North America. It was a member of the last dinosaurian fauna before the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event around 65.5 million years ago. The completeness and preservation of many of its specimens illustrate that it might have preferred to live near streams. This bipedal ornithopod is known from...

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2009-01-15 18:26:24

The Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is the largest species of grouse found in North America. It occurs in the western United States and in Canada in southern Alberta and southern Saskatchewan. Its habitat is semiarid country sagebrush. Though this species is not considered endangered by the IUCN, its range has shrunk and it no longer exists in British Columbia, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico. This bird is a permanent resident in its range, though some birds...

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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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