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New Species Of Snake Discovered In Ecuador
2012-11-27 16:38:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A group of zoologists have discovered a new reptilian species hiding out in the Chocoan forests in northwestern Ecuador. The discovery of the reptile, a species of blunt-headed vine snake, was reported in the journal ZooKeys this week. Blunt-headed vine snakes live in Mexico and Argentina, and are a different from all other New World snakes because they have a very thin body, slender neck, big eyes, and a blunt head. The...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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