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UTRECHT, The Netherlands, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance first half year confirms recovery Summary HY 2014 -
A team of scientists have tracked the movement of European bee-eaters (Merops apiaster) along the Africa-Eurasia migration flyway with the help of tiny radio transmitters.
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The opening sentence of the April 2010 Newsweek article "Brand New" reads, "Nothing lasts forever--but some treasured brands make it pretty far." At the age of 68, VlasicÂ® Pickles is one of those brands, continuing its reign over condiment aisles and beyond as America's favorite pickle.
If you don't have the time to travel to Florence, you can still see Michelangelo's statue of David on the Internet, revolving in true-to-life 3D around its own axis.
By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 9--Perched in a towering thin tree on Jekyll Island, a colony of tall slender birds sits above the sand. It is an unusual site, causing passersby to stop and take a second look. What the spectators are seeing is more than a striking scene.
The Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) is a wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family Threskiornithidae. It is a resident breeder found mainly in South America, the Caribbean, and the Gulf coast of the United States. Roseate Spoonbill nests in mangrove trees, laying 2-5 eggs and does not usually share colonies with storks or herons. This species is unmistakable. It is 80cm tall, with a 120cm wingspan. It is long-legged, long-necked and has a long, spatulate bill. Adults have a bare...
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.