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2008-06-03 15:05:00

A new scientific study claims to add proof to the theory that humans didn’t arrive in New Zealand until 1300 A.D.


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2007-10-24 12:45:46

The Black Rat (Rattus rattus), also known as the Asian Black Rat, Ship Rat, Roof Rat or House Rat, is a common long-tailed rodent of the genus Rattus (Old World rodents). The species originally came from the tropical areas of Asia, but eventually spread throughout the Near East in Roman times before reaching Europe by the 6th century and spreading with Europeans across the world. Today, however, it is again largely confined to the warmer climates, having been supplanted by the Brown Rat in...

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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.