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New Bird Species Confirmed 15 Years After It Was First Seen
2014-11-26 03:12:18

An international team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of a new bird species more than 15 years after the elusive animal was first seen on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Two New Owl Species Confirmed In Philippines
2012-08-17 14:39:18

After years of study in a remote section of the Philippines, researchers can now confirm a victory for biodiversity, the discovery of two new owl species.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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