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Global Bird Conservation Guided By Evolutionary Distinctness

Global Bird Conservation Guided By Evolutionary Distinctness

Cell Press In the midst of today's global extinction crisis, decisions about conservation should include prioritizing how best to preserve as much of the tree of life as possible. So say researchers who report in the Cell Press journal Current...

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2014-04-01 12:22:46

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection a contract valued at $74.7 million for egress upgrade kits in support of the Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected (MRAP) program. The company will develop, design and produce 916 egress kits for the Cougar vehicles. The kits will include upgrades to the Cougar's front doors, rear doors, rear steps and exhaust...

2014-03-28 23:24:44

Cougardating.singles, a recently launched online review platform for cougar dating websites, has just come up with a list of the five most efficient cougar dating websites. These top dating websites have been selected on the basis of their features, customer service, privacy protection, value for money, and the probability of finding a date using their service. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A detailed and authentic list of top five best online dating sites for cougars is now available at...

Human Interaction Responsible For 62 Percent Of Cougar Deaths In Re-established Populations
2014-03-04 08:34:22

Wiley The reintroduction of mountain lions across the mid-western United States has made species management an urgent area of research for conservationists. A report in the Wildlife Society Bulletin explores the fatal cost of human interaction with cougars and asks what state agencies can do to protect both species. Cougars (Puma concolor) are slowly recolonizing their historic habitats, including the Black Hills of South Dakota, but since they’ve been away, the land has become...

2014-03-01 23:02:19

It is now possible for cougar singles and younger males to look for a date on the go. Just launched mobile cougar dating website Cougardatingsite.mobi is an excellent platform that has been designed to make dating easy, safe, and flexible for older women. (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The launch of a new cougar dating website Cougardatingsite.mobi is all set to revolutionize the concept of online dating for older women looking for younger males. Unlike many dating websites for cougars,...

2014-02-21 23:23:34

Cougardatingwebsites.org has just made life easier for older women looking for an exciting online dating experience. This popular cougar dating website has recently published a list of top ten online dating platforms for cougars. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Finding a younger dating partner has just become easy like never before for the older women, thanks to Cougardatingwebsites.org. A list of ten most efficient cougar dating sites is now available in this popular cougar dating review...

2014-02-04 08:27:57

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Legendary NY Jets quarterback "Broadway Joe" Willie Namath wore a show-stopping hooded coyote fur coat from local furrier Marc Kaufman Furs when he participated in the Super Bowl XLVIII coin toss on Sunday, along with Giants great Phil Simms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/MN57785) It was January 12, 1969 and Super Bowl III was the third AFL-NFL Championship Game in professionalAmerican football, and the first to...

Vultures Wait For Prey
2014-01-09 13:43:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vultures are even more conniving than previously believed, searching for food sources in places they know animals are more prone to die. African vultures are seen as the grim reapers of the sky, magically showing up right at the moment when an animal becomes a carcass. The latest study sought to find out how these creatures were able to cover such vast regions to find food in the first place. Researchers reported in the journal PLOS...

2014-01-08 23:01:50

Fun penguin activities and a snowman pancake recipe have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Have fun learning about penguins with simple activities from seasoned Moms. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Penguin activities are a fun way to learn about the amazing flightless bird. Seasoned Moms are sharing a gallery of fun penguin activities together with an adorable snowman pancake recipe on Kids Activities Blog. The penguin activities are both fun and easy to do with items found...

2013-12-23 23:20:37

An article in the current issue of the Journal of Mammalogy reports on the discovery of a new species of tapir in the Amazon rain forest. The tapir has been considered endangered and vulnerable for much time. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 A new species of tapir, an animal considered worldwide to be endangered or vulnerable, has recently been discovered by scientists in the Amazon rain forest in parts of Brazil and Colombia. It is the first tapir discovery since 1865 and the...

2013-12-09 23:24:35

The "Dirty Hippy" felted soap from the Dirty Hippy Soapworks and Route One Pumpkins is one of the most unique stocking stuffers of 2013. Exclusive soap handcrafted in small batches with organic oils, felted in silky soft alpaca wool from a small free ranging local herd. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The name generates a lot of chuckles from those who see the packaging at Farmers market or boutique for the first time, but Route One Pumpkins' new line of felted...


Latest Fauna of South America Reference Libraries

Yellow-Tailed Woolly Monkey, Oreonax flavicauda
2014-04-10 14:40:56

The Yellow-Tailed Woolly Monkey (Oreonax flavicauda) is a New World monkey that is native to Peru. It is a rare primate species that is found only in the Peruvian Andes, in the departments of Amaxonas and San Martin, along with the bordering areas of La Libertad, Huanuco, and Loreto. This woolly monkey was, at first, under the Lagothrix genera with other woolly monkeys, but because of debatable primary sources, they have been placed under the Oreonax genera. This genus has been suggested to...

Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Fuegian Steamer Duck, Tachyeres pteneres
2013-10-03 09:15:04

The Fuegian Steamer Duck (Tachyeres pteneres) known also as the Magellanic Flightless Steamer Duck, is a flightless duck located in South America. It belongs to the steamer duck genus Tachyeres. It inhabits the rocky coasts and coastal islands from southern Chile and Chiloe to Tierra del Fuego, switching to the adjacent sheltered lakes and bays further inland while breeding. It is a huge waterfowl measuring at 7.7 to 15 pounds and 26 to 33 inches with the males noticeably larger than the...

Andean White Eared Possum, Didelphis pernigra
2013-09-27 10:41:06

The Andean white-eared possum (Didelphis pernigra) is a species of marsupial that is native to South America. Its range extends from Bolivia to Venezuela through the Andes Mountains. It is thought to prefer a habitat in secondary forests and agricultural areas. There is not much known about the habits of the species, but it is thought to be in danger of crossbreeding in some areas of its range, although there are no major threats to the species as a whole. It occurs in many protected areas...

Big Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus
2013-08-22 11:01:24

The big hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus villosus), also known as the large hairy armadillo, is a species that can be found in South America. Its range extends from the Pampas and Patagonia south to Magallanes, Chile and Santa Cruz, Argentina, but it can also be found in the Gran Chaco Province of Bolivia, Paraguay. Because this species adapts relatively easily and it has not lost as much territory as other species, it has been able to remain farther south than other armadillos. It prefers to...

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