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2011-03-16 12:10:00

Elephants pay close attention to their elders, especially when they hear the sound of an approaching predator.

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2009-07-13 14:40:00

Researchers recently reported that felines have found a way to manipulate humans through vocalizations.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.