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2007-10-30 09:02:51

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - Researchers are studying a colony of bats that live in an underground concrete structure at the Hanford nuclear reservation in hopes of determining how to provide a new home for them once the structure is demolished. The large clearwell near the Columbia River was once used to hold filtered water for Hanford's F Reactor when it produced plutonium for the nation's nuclear weapons program. Sometime after it stopped operating about 30 years ago, one of its six hatches was...


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Northern Long-eared Myotis, Myotis septentrionalis
2012-04-26 06:21:09

The northern long-eared myotis, a member of the vesper bat family, is primarily found in the coniferous forests in Newfoundland to the Yukon and in the southeastern United States, in places like Florida. Some of these bats have been found as far east as Texas and British Columbia. They can weigh between.2 and .4 grams, making it a very small bat. The average body length of the northern long-eared myotis is 3.3 inches. Female northern long-eared myotis bats will usually give birth to only...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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