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Conservation Experts Score Victories In Tiger Recovery Efforts
2012-12-28 13:38:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tigers have long been emblematic of the fight to save endangered species, with an estimated 3,200 animals left in the wild. In the battle to keep these big cats alive, the World Conservation Society announced several key victories that suggest the tide may be turning in favor of a recovery from the precipice of extinction. One of the biggest victories can be found in southwestern India, where 25 years of WCS research and...


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Stripe-necked Mongoose, Herpestes vitticollis
2012-11-16 13:37:32

The stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) can be found in a range that extends from Sri Lanka to India. It prefers a habitat within forested areas with abundant water, like swamps or rice fields.  This species holds two subspecies that differ in appearance. H. vitticollis inornatus is not red in color and can be found in the Kanara province, while H. vitticollis vitticollis is red in color and can be found in the Western Ghats, Kerala, and Coorg provinces. The stripe-necked...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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