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2012-08-28 23:02:05

Info-Tech Research Group´s Mid-Market Service Desk Vendor Landscape report lists Hornbill as a Champion in a market that´s becoming a one-stop-shop for all your mid-market service desk needs London, ON (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Appetite for all-in-one mid-market solutions will increase as organizations begin to adopt formalized IT Service Management (ITSM) practices, according to Info-Tech Research Group. A Mid-Market Service Desk Vendor Landscape report, published by Info-Tech...

2008-10-06 00:00:20

By Hymeir K. THE exciting journey into the wilds of Ulu Muda to explore limestone caves that were not known to exist before and to see the rare specie of hornbills turned up another surprise. HYMEIR K., a caver at heart and president of the Malaysian Karst Society, reports with great disappointment coming across a tractor right in the heart of the lush virgin jungle, and the destruction that it had wreaked. WE returned to the wilds of Ulu Muda some four months ago to further explore a new...

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Common Dwarf Mongoose, Helogale parvula
2012-11-05 15:29:32

The common dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula), also known simply as the dwarf mongoose, is native to Africa. Its range extends from East Africa to Central Africa, south to Transvaal, and from Ethiopia and Eritrea. It prefers a habitat within open forests, arid grasslands, and bushlands at elevations of up to 6,561 feet. It is often seen in areas with termite mounds, where it likes to sleep, and can also be seen in areas with humans. It does not reside in extremely arid habitats or in forests...

2006-02-17 15:28:27

The Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri) is one of two species of ground-hornbill. This large-sized bird measures between 90 and 129 cm and is characterized by black coloration and vivid red-colored face and throat patches (yellow in juvenile birds). The white tips of the wings (primary feathers) seen in flight are another indicative characteristic. The beak is black, straight and presents a casque, more developed in males. Female Southern Ground Hornbills are smaller and...

2006-02-17 15:20:01

The Abyssinian Ground-hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus (also known as Northern Ground-hornbill) is one of two species of ground-hornbill. The other is the Southern Ground-hornbill.

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