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2013-07-15 23:02:31

Tens of thousands of dollars in artwork returned to Chicago artist courtesy of police auction website PropertyRoom.com (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 After her artwork was stolen from an art show in Overland Park, Kansas, artist Penelope Osio-Brown was sure she had lost forever her personalized and unique abstracts. However, thanks to the detective work of a Missouri police department and the authentication process of the popular auction site, PropertyRoom.com, Osio-Brown has been re-united with...


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Trinidad Piping Guan, Aburria pipile
2012-03-22 19:39:23

The Trinidad Piping-guan, Aburria pipile (sometimes called Pipile pipile), is a species of bird in the chachalaca, guan and curassow family Cracidae. This bird is found only on Trinidad and is close to extinction. It evolved in mainland South America and was at some point driven to its Trinidad habitat in more recent times -- since after the last ice age. This is a large bird, nearly 24 inches in length. It is similar in general appearance to a turkey, with a thin neck and small head. It...

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2008-11-25 22:48:27

The Spix's Guan (Penelope jacquacu), is a species of bird found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It has a global range of over 3,000,000 square miles and is listed a least concern species by the IUCN Red List. Spix's Guan is a fairly large bird, at about 36 inches in length. It has a relatively long neck with white streaks down to the breast. The throat is bare and coral red, as are the legs....

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2008-11-25 22:46:22

The Crested Guan (Penelope purpurascens), is a member of the bird family Cracidae. It is found in the lowlands from south Mexico and the Yucatán Peninsula to western Ecuador and northern Venezuela at up to 6000 feet in altitude. Its habitat is forests. Due to deforestation and hunting, the range of the Crested Guan is limited and thus threatened. It is a large species, 34 inches in length and weighing 3.75 pounds. It is similar in appearance to a turkey, with a small head, long strong...

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2008-11-25 22:40:30

The Rusty-margined Guan (Penelope superciliaris), is a species of bird of the Cracidae family of chachalacas, guans, and curassows. It is found in the dry regions of northeast and southeast Brazil. It is also found in the southeast Amazon Basin, Paraguay, extreme northeast Argentina, and eastern Bolivia. Its habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. This bird is long and slender and is mostly gray above with white wing striping....

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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