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2008-07-22 18:00:34

A new wildlife research station in Equatorial Guinea's Bioko Island should be a boon for conservation and educational opportunities, its U.S. founder says. Located in a mountainous virgin rain forest, the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program will provide training and research for scientists, students and others interested in the island's cornucopia of fauna and flora, said Drexel University professor Gail Hearn in a release. The island's sheltered location provides endangered monkeys...


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holluschickie
  • 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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