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Egyptian Mongoose
2007-01-19 19:37:55

Egyptian Mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon) is found in Africa and Spain, quite commonly in Sudan. It has recently been discovered as being a reservoir host for Visceral Leishmaniasis in Sudan.

Mongoose Lemur
2007-01-02 10:35:21

The Mongoose Lemur (Eulemur mongoz) is a lemur ranging from 12 to 18 inches long plus a tail of 16 to 25 inches. The mongoose lemur lives in Madagascar dry deciduous forests within Madagascar. It also lives in the Comoros forests on the islands of Comoros. The Mongoose Lemur mostly eats fruit, though flowers, leaves and nectar also make up part of its diet. It is unusual in that depending on...

Cobra
2005-06-22 14:35:57

Cobras are venomous snakes of family Elapidae, and part of several genera. They generally inhabit tropical and desert regions of Asia and Africa. These snakes kill their prey, usually small rodents and birds, by injecting a neurotoxin through their hollow fangs. The King Cobra notably eats other snakes; it feeds almost entirely on other snakes, even venomous ones (ophiophagy). The spitting...

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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