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Secrets Of Animal Weapons Revealed

Secrets Of Animal Weapons Revealed

[ Watch The Video: UM Research Reveals Secrets Of Animal Weapons ] University of Montana From antlers to horns, humans have long been fascinated by animals’ ability to defend themselves with their natural-born weapons. But until now,...

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2014-05-14 23:05:51

The researchers of a study featured in Herpetologica present a new species of horned lizard discovered in southern Mexico. The authors found that, unlike most horned lizards, the newly discovered species have rough scales. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Herpetologica – An article published in the current issue of the journal Herpetologica describes a new horned lizard species that lives in Mexico. Body size, tail length, and scale texture and layout distinguish this new species,...

2013-12-18 23:01:26

Superior Horns is now offering 10% off and free shipping deals for customers. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 America has always been a car-loving culture ever since the Henry Ford started rolling Model T’s off the assembly line. A person’s car has in some respects become an extension of their personality. So it’s no wonder that air horns for trucks, car air horns, motorcycle air horns, even train air horns are hugely popular. They provide a special flair that resonates with car...

2013-07-08 23:00:44

Chuck Horn, President of Bertolini Incorporated, takes a moment to share important information with Senior Pastors to help them navigate through the chair buying process and announces a great offer. Chino, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Chuck Horn, President of Bertolini Incorporated, takes a moment to share via video some important information with Senior Pastors to help them navigate through the chair buying process. According to Mr. Horn, most of the church chairs available for purchase...

For Horned Beetles, Size Equals Sexy
2012-07-27 07:56:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Males of a species are always strutting their stuff for the sake of reproduction; peacocks have their plumage, rhinoceros beetles have their horns, and elk have their antlers. These often unwieldy displays were deemed a burden to well-endowed males, but a team of scientists led by Douglas Emlen from the University of Montana has just uncovered a biological mechanism that suggests these ornamentations are the physical embodiment of...

2011-05-16 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, Ford customers have unique horn-blowing behaviors In North America, customers use their horns less often than elsewhere in the world - typically as a way to greet neighbors and locate their vehicles in parking lots In other parts of the world, horns get more use - often as a traffic signal - and are made of disc horns, which have a longer life Patricia Seashore doesn't like to sound off about it, but she knows better than...

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2010-06-15 06:05:00

The vuvuzela horns -- also called stadium horns -- being blown by fans at World Cup matches are so loud that anyone within close range could suffer hearing damage, according to experts on Monday. The sound emitted by the vuvuzela puts out a deafening 127 decibels, according to a South African study. That makes it louder than a whistle (121 decibels) and almost as loud as a jet taking off at about 1000 feet, which is around 130 decibels. Bursts of sound at such high levels can be disastrous...


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Javan Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros sondaicus
2014-04-11 12:20:28

The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...

Pronghorn, Antilocapra americana
2012-08-08 13:17:28

The pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is native to the central areas of North America, where it is also known as the prong buck, or pronghorn antelope and antelope, although it only resembles true antelopes. The pronghorn is the only remaining species in the Antilocapridae family, which once held five other species. Its range stretches throughout the United States, and starts in Alberta and southern Saskatchewan in Canada. It holds five subspecies, including the Baja California Pronghorn,...

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2007-07-17 11:37:21

The Taiwan Serow (Capricornis swinhoei), is a small bovid that lives on Taiwan Island. They are found in mountainous areas at elevations from 650 feet to as high as 3280 feet or even higher. It is the only native bovid of Taiwan. They are usually active at dawn and twilight. They feed on a variety of wild plants. They are solitary and very territorial. They are very agile on rock surface. Its body length is 2.5 to 3.75 feet and weighs 55 to 77 pounds. Its short tail is only 2.5 inches...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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