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2014-10-29 08:27:52

First Introductions Based on the Newest Branch of the Sonic Universe, Sonic Boom(TM), Ready to Speed Off Store Shelves OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct.

reconstruction of the early Eocene
2014-07-09 09:33:31

The Silvacola acares is a tiny hedgehog species that lived roughly 52-million-years ago, during the Eocene Epoch period. Its fossil remains were recently identified by a University of Colorado Boulder-led team working in British Columbia.

Hedgehogs To Blame In Latest Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-01 08:30:16

Less than a week after the CDC warned of a salmonella outbreak due to contaminated ground beef, a new outbreak is being investigated due to contact with pet hedgehogs.

2009-03-16 10:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarium of the Bay is introducing its first mammals - African Pygmy Hedgehogs and Chinchillas -- at "Soft and Prickly: Invasion of the Land Animals" on Saturday, March 21, 2009.

2008-09-23 09:00:40

* What: Brew at the Zoo, held Sept. 5 at the Denver Zoo.

2008-07-16 12:00:50

By James A. Kimble, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 16--SALEM -- Trees at Hedgehog Park will soon be cut down to create a brighter beach. "There's not a lot of light that comes into the beach and after you get around lunchtime, it gets behind the trees.

2008-06-24 15:03:08

U.S. medical scientists say a set of promising new anti-cancer agents called hedgehog antagonists might present a risk for people with heart disease. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St.

2006-04-26 12:43:58

LONDON (Reuters) - The search is on for Britain's small, prickly, shy -- and rapidly disappearing -- hedgehogs.

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Echidna, Tachyglossidae
2014-06-19 07:53:10

Tachyglossidae is a family that holds eight species of echidnas, also known as spiny anteaters, four of which are known only from fossils. The remaining four species, which include the platypus, can only be found in New Guinea and Australia. They prefer to reside in wooded areas and can be found under piles of vegetation, roots, and occasionally inside the burrows of other animals. This family is named after the "Mother of All Monsters" in Greek mythology, although the two do not resemble...

2012-04-02 14:48:50

The Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec, (Echinops telfairi), is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is the only member of its genus and is endemic to Madagascar. Its habitats are subtropical and tropical dry forests, dry savanna, subtropical and tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical and tropical dry lowland grassland. It is named in honor of Irish botanist Charles Telfair. This is a small, stout-bodied animal 5 to 6.8 inches long and weighing about 7 ounces. It is similar to a...

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Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.