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2011-05-25 21:42:51

For more than 40 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has published the Red List of Threatened Species describing the conservation status of various species of animals.

2011-05-25 13:52:26

For more than 40 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has published the Red List of Threatened Species describing the conservation status of various species of animals.

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2008-02-05 13:05:00

A 'barcode' gene that can be used to distinguish between the majority of plant species on Earth has been identified by scientists who published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal on Monday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.