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2011-05-20 12:16:32

Until a recent discovery, theories about the origins and evolutionary relationships of snakes barely had a leg to stand on.

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2011-03-22 10:15:00

Surabaya zoo keepers became aware of three missing baby Komodo dragons on February 28, however, they did not report this to zoo management until March 5.

2009-11-16 13:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Details, a Steelcase company, announced today the availability of Eyesite(TM), an innovative flat panel monitor arm that supports single and multiple flat panel displays.

2009-08-26 13:11:24

Authorities in Florida say a carnivorous lizard measuring 4 feet long was captured near a busy intersection by an off-duty firefighter. Brevard County Animal Services Capt. Bob Brown said the firefighter captured the monitor on a busy Melbourne street about 11 a.m.

2008-10-08 09:00:35

Santos, engaged in the production, transportation and marketing of hydrocarbons, has secured a new gas supply contract with Moly Metals Australia for its Spinifex Ridge molybdenum and copper mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

2008-09-22 09:00:30

The water has gone down enough on one New Hampshire lake to allow boaters to speed up again. Because of heavy rain, the state Marine Patrol had issued a no- wake order last week for Silver Lake, which is in Belmont and Tilton.

2008-09-05 00:00:12

By Kathy Marks THE KOMODO dragon, a giant carnivorous lizard that feasts on water buffalo and occasionally even attacks humans, is disappearing from its limited habitat, zoologists have warned.

2008-08-22 09:00:30

ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Trinity Episcopal Church on Route 25 will host an all-you-can-eat roast beef supper tomorrow from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10, $25 per family. For tickets, call 279-6689 or log on to trinitymeredith.org. Originally published by Monitor staff. (c) 2008 Concord Monitor.


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2007-01-02 11:41:40

The Beaded Lizard or Mexican Beaded Lizard, Heloderma horridum, is a venomous lizard found in Mexico and the southern United States. Adult Mexican Beaded Lizards range from 13 to 18 inches in length. Until recently, the beaded lizard and the Gila Monster were the only two lizards known to be venomous. Research showed that some iguanas and monitors are also venomous. The beaded lizards' venom is similar to that of some snakes (e.g. the western diamondback rattler).

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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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