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Extinct Imperial Woodpecker Caught on Film
2011-10-27 08:43:13

The imperial woodpecker (Campephilus imperialis), thought to now be extinct, has been found on film.

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2006-03-16 17:05:00

Was it or was it not an ivory-billed woodpecker? Experts are still arguing a year later, while bird fanciers flock to the part of Arkansas where the bird in question was said to have been seen and heard.

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2005-08-13 10:10:00

Cornell University researchers will present new audio evidence supporting the existence of the phantomlike ivory-billed woodpecker Aug. 24 and 25 at the 123rd American Ornithologists' Union meeting in Santa Barbara, Calif.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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