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2014-07-30 16:23:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven deer testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease are providing researchers with valuable samples and insights on combating the deadly disease. The deer from an infected Reynoldsville, Jefferson County farm tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. Two other white-tailed deer died in April on the farm and tested positive for the disease. This marks the 14(th) white-tailed deer in the state to test positive for the...

2014-05-06 16:23:01

Pittsburgh's first eagle nest in 250 years in danger due to poison being used in their hunting territory PITTSBURGH, May 6, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- Save Hays Eagles, Pittsburgh residents, The Pennsylvania Game Commission, and eagle enthusiasts countrywide are extremely concerned of the very real danger facing the Pittsburgh bald eagles family. The city's first bald eagle nest in over 250 years is in danger due to rat poison being used at a nearby recycling center....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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