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Genetics Say A New Species Of Frog Can Have A Doppelganger
2014-08-11 03:41:59

Recently, Malaysian herpetologist Juliana Senawi puzzled over an unfamiliar orange-striped, yellow-speckled frog she’d live-caught in swampland on the Malay Peninsula.

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2010-01-18 07:40:00

Indonesia may be looking at a catastrophe as a huge tsunami-generating earthquake is possibly expected to hit the city of Padang and the island of Sumatra.


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Southern Pig Tailed Macaque, Macaca nemestrina
2014-04-14 12:22:54

The Southern Pig-Tailed Macaque (Macaca nemestrina) is an Old World monkey of medium size. The species handle, nemestrina, is an adjective that is modified to agree in gender with the feminine generic name. It previously included the Northern Pig-Tailed, Pagai Island, and Siberut macaques as its subspecies. It can reach a weight of 5 to 15 kilograms in the large males. These monkeys are a buff-brownish color with a darker back and lighter lower parts of the body. Their common name is in...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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