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2011-04-29 17:55:00

KAMUELA, Hawaii, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brookfield Homes Hawaii, in joint venture with A & B Properties, has recently released an exclusive collection of single level homes along the Mauna Lani Golf Course at KaMilo on Hawaii's Big Island. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110429/CG92724) "Our single story homes are ideal for retirees who want an active golf resort lifestyle. Our paired homes offer all of the advantages of a single family home with generous...

2008-08-27 00:00:24

A rare Scottish moth, found only on two islands in the Hebrides, could fall victim to an invasive plant that is burying its habitat. Experts believe there may be only 400 slender Scotch burnets left in the British Isles, all of them living in six locations on Mull and Ulva, The Scotsman reports. The burnet lives on cliff edges in sheltered spots with its caterpillars feeding only on the birdsfoot trefoil. "Like many really rare species, it is incredibly fussy," said Tom Prescott, a...


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Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima
2014-04-18 12:27:42

The Mauritius Blue Pigeon (Alectroenas nitidissima) is an extinct species of blue pigeon previously native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean eastwards of Madagascar. It has two extinct relatives from the Mascarenes and three living ones from other islands. It is the type species of the genus of blue pigeons, Alectroenas. It had white colored hackles around the head, neck, and breast and blue colored feathers on the body, and it was red on the tail and the...

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