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2013-08-29 10:35:56

Previously unknown archeological sites in forest islands reveal human presence in the western Amazon as early as 10,000 years ago.

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2010-10-12 23:05:00

Scientists at the University of Leicester are using an unusual resource to investigate ancient climates– prehistoric animal urine.


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Bushy-tailed Woodrat, Neotoma cinerea
2012-07-27 15:58:15

The bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea) is also known as the packrat or the woodrat. It is native to the United States and Canada. Its range extends from arctic Canada south to northern Arizona. It also extends to the far eastern portions of Nebraska and the Dakotas. It is able to live in many types of habitats from deserts to boreal forests, but it prefers to live in rocky areas like cliffs or rocky fields, and it can also be found in abandoned mines or buildings. It will inhabit open...

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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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