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Iconic Australasian Tree Fossils Found In South America
2014-01-09 15:06:30

Penn State Today in Australia they call it Kauri, in Asia they call it Dammar, and in South America it does not exist at all unless planted there; but 52 million years ago the giant coniferous evergreen tree known to botanists as Agathis thrived in the Patagonian region of Argentina, according to an international team of paleobotanists, who have found numerous fossilized remains there. "These spectacular fossils reveal that Agathis is old and had a huge range that no one knew about --...

2014-01-07 16:26:48

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uniden America Corporation has named several key executives to its leadership team as the company looks ahead to continued growth in 2014. Leading the team will be industry veteran Kip Sullivan. With more than 25 years of sales experience in the consumer electronics industry, Sullivan serves as executive vice president of sales and marketing. He is charged with igniting sales throughout North and South America. Before joining Uniden,...

2014-01-07 12:22:08

By organizing conferences all over the world, Intersolar provides companies with new ways of accessing up-and-coming growth markets MUNICH, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to the existing Intersolar exhibitions and conferences taking place in Europe, the USA, India, China and South America, Intersolar is launching its new global conference program Intersolar Summits. The program will build on Intersolar's portfolio by initially running events in the US states of New Jersey...

2014-01-06 08:21:14

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) has scheduled a conference call for investors and analysts on Wednesday January 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. (Bogotá and Toronto time) and 12:00 p.m. (Rio de Janeiro time) to discuss the Company's 2014 Outlook and Guidance. Participants will include Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer, José Francisco Arata, President, and select members of the senior management. The Company...

New World Monkey Evolution And Migration
2014-01-04 05:01:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online After landing in South America approximately 37 million years ago, primates spread as far north as the Caribbean and as far south as Patagonia, according to research currently appearing online in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. During their travels, they also evolved new forms and carved out their own niches in the New World, according to the study authors. Today, more than 150 different species of monkey live...

2013-12-31 08:21:01

LONDON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Mining Chemicals Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Mining Chemicals market to grow at a CAGR of 7.75 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing level of complications in the mineral ore extraction processes over the globe. The Global Mining Chemicals market has also been witnessing...

2013-12-31 08:20:12

LONDON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global FEA Market in Automotive Industry 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global FEA market in the Automotive industry to grow at a CAGR of 13.11 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from developing countries. The Global FEA market in the Automotive industry has also been witnessing the...

2013-12-30 08:26:34

LONDON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Shock Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Shock Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Shock Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Shock clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Shock. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their...


Latest South America Reference Libraries

Grey Slender Opossum, Marmosops incanus
2013-05-02 10:34:31

The grey slender opossum (Marmosops incanus) can be found in South America, in a small range that includes only Brazil. Its preferred habitat includes both primary and secondary forests, humid lowland coastal areas at elevations between 2,624 and 4,265 feet. This species can only breed once per year, and displays an odd method of breeding. During this period, males will breed just before they die in a method known as semelparous breeding. It is thought that the grey slender opossum occurs in...

North America
2013-02-18 15:40:12

North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...

White-headed Capuchin, Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but these reports have not been confirmed. Its South American range is limited to the northwestern area...

Dire Wolf, Canis dirus
2012-05-04 12:37:48

The dire wolf (Canis dirus) is an extinct wolf that was most common to North and South America. This carnivorous mammal lived for approximately 1.79 million years, existing throughout the Irvingtonian stage to the Rancholabrean stage of the Pleistocene era. It is related to the grey wolf, although it was larger and has no direct line to any living species. In 1854, the type specimen of the dire wolf was found in Evansville, Indiana. Joseph Granville Norwood acquired the specimen, a...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.