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2009-03-02 08:45:00

APELDOORN, The Netherlands, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - Appointment Underlines Pallas Athena's Commitment to the International Expansion of BPM Vendor Pallas Athena, leader in Business Process Management, today announced the appointment of Tobias Rother as Executive Vice President of International Operations. This role includes responsibility for the international growth of the BPM vendor. With its BPM suite and additional products and services, Pallas Athena is growing fast...


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Pallas's Long-tongued Bat, Glossophaga soricina
2012-06-28 21:03:53

Pallas's long-tongued bat (Glossophaga soricina) is native to Central and South America. It has the fastest metabolism of all mammals, and feeds on nectar. Fifty percent of its stored fat can be used in one day, although it mainly uses eighty percent of its energy, derived from simple sugars, to function. Pallas’s long-tongued bat is listed on the IUCN Red List as a species of “Least Concern”. Image Caption: Pallas's Long-tongued Bat, Glossophaga soricina. Credit: Ryan...

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2008-06-13 22:25:45

The Pallas's Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus), is a leaf warbler which breeds in southern Siberia, Mongolia and parts of Tibet and China. It is strongly migratory and winters in subtropical Asia. This bird also occurs as far as western Europe in late October and November, despite an 1800 mile distance from its natural breeding grounds. This is a bird of coniferous mountain woodlands. This is one of the smallest warblers, and shares greenish upperparts and off-white underparts with...

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2008-02-05 14:39:18

The Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus), is a medium large bird in the sandgrouse family. This species breeds across middle latitudes of central Asia on dry steppes and similar habitats. It is a partial migrant, especially from the northern parts of its range in Kazakhstan and Mongolia, but the extent and distance of the southerly winter movement depends on the amount of snowfall. Pallas's Sandgrouse is 11.8 to 16.2 inches long, with buff plumage, barred above, a black belly patch...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.