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2014-06-24 09:37:19

Princeton University While African wildlife often run afoul of ranchers and pastoralists securing food and water resources for their animals, the interests of fauna and farmer might finally be unified by the "Sodom apple," a toxic invasive plant that has overrun vast swaths of East African savanna and pastureland. Should the ominous reference to the smitten biblical city be unclear, the Sodom apple, or Solanum campylacanthum, is a wicked plant. Not a true apple, this relative of the...

2014-01-23 08:20:35

Osseo Automotive provides in-depth analysis for new car shoppers EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Chevy Impala is one of those rare vehicles that seems to have success year after year, regardless if improvements are made or not. Starting its early career in the late 1950's, the Impala has certainly had an illustrious past serving as not only a staple in transportation, but also as an American icon appearing in television films like American Graffiti....

2008-07-19 06:00:25

Text of report by Botswana newspaper Mmegi website on 18 July [Unattributed report: "Impact Partners With Impala To Conquer Southern Africa"] Australian explorer Impact Minerals has struck a strategic alliance to explore for and develop nickel-platinum deposits in southern Africa with World No 2 global platinum producer, Impala Platinum. The alliance begins with Impala having first right to earn equity in any projects identified. Some of the southern African countries included in the...


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2007-12-21 11:07:16

An Impala (Aepyceros melampus), is a medium-sized African antelope. They are found in savannas in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, southern Angola, northeastern South Africa and Uganda. They are among the dominant species in many savannas. Average weight for an Impala is approximately 165 pounds. They are reddish-brown in color with lighter flanks, and have white underbellies. Males have lyre-shaped horns which can reach up to 35.5 inches in length. When...

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2007-01-21 20:07:57

Appearance The black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) is an African canine with a fox-like appearance. It has tan fur, and a thick stripe of black and silver running down its back. They weigh anywhere from 15 to 30 pounds and are 5.91 to 11.81 in (15 to 30 cm) at the shoulder. Males are usually larger than females. Behavior Black-backed Jackals usually live together in pairs that last for life, but often hunt in packs to catch larger prey such as impala and antelope. They are very...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.