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The small body size associated with the pygmy phenotype is probably a selective adaptation for rainforest hunter-gatherers, according to an international team of researchers, but all African pygmy phenotypes do not have the same genetic underpinning.
Now on display at Pacifica Graduate Institute through September 15, 2014, Mbuti: Children of the Forest, a free photographic exhibition sponsored by the Tribal Trust Foundation. Montecito,
The pygmy damselfly (Nehalennia speciosa), also known as the sedgling or the sedgeling, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Eurasia. Its range includes Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, and Sweden, among many other areas. It prefers to reside in permanent swamps and marshes near lakes, ponds, and other water sources. The pygmy damselfly occurs in scattered and small populations, although some areas hold populations with high numbers. This species...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.