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walking whales
2015-04-23 09:13:14

The theory that all animal life emerged from the sea has been well covered, but much less is known about the creatures that went back. Whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles are examples of marine tetrapods--an exceptional group of animals that moved from the sea to the land and back again.

2015-04-23 08:22:19

Briggs Auto Group highlights ultra-efficient new and used vehicles MANHATTAN, Kan., Apr.

2015-04-23 08:22:07

Largest EV Charging Service Owner and Operator Will Operate and Manage Sixteen EV Charging Stations in Eastern Tennessee MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging

2015-04-23 04:20:52

DENVER, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Limited-income Coloradans struggling to pay home energy bills can apply to Energy Outreach Colorado for energy bill payment assistance, even

2015-04-23 00:25:10

BAODING, China, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading solar panel

2015-04-22 23:11:45

Lepide Exchange Migration Services is a complete, end-to-end, remote migration service for migrating users’ Mailboxes, Public Folders, Archive Mailboxes, Mailboxes and Public Folders’ Properties

2015-04-22 23:10:58

EcoRaider launches new ecommerce website and offers free shipping for customers during the month of April. North Bergen, NJ (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 More

2015-04-22 23:10:36

The event will focus on educating investors and capital market participants on the trends and opportunities that exist within the solar and renewable energy finance industry. BALTIMORE,

2015-04-22 23:10:01

After a severe winter storm from February 15-17, 2015, multiple locations in Georgia have been in need of federal assistance.

2015-04-22 23:09:40

Oakland, California startup is bringing clean energy and savings to all Americans. OAKLAND, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 American consumers want to save


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Hawaiian Rail, Porzana sandwichensis
2014-12-09 12:12:23

The Hawaiian Rail (Porzana sandwichensis), known also as the Hawaiian Crake or the Hawaiian Spotted Rail, was a rather enigmatic species of minuscule rail that resided on Big Island of Hawaii, but is currently extinct. A dark form and a lighter form are known. There is considerable confusion by the existence of two distinct forms. While it can’t be completely excluded that early specimens were collected on another island, only O’ahu and Kaua’I seem plausible given the history of...

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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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