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2015-05-15 23:03:57

The accredited zoos and aquariums mark Endangered Species Day with bold effort. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2015 The 229 zoos and aquariums accredited

2015-05-15 23:00:39

The Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute is using new technology to track living fossils as part of a long-term conservation effort. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB)

2015-05-08 23:00:24

On Saturday, May 16, Oakland Zoo invites the public to attend an evening engagement inspired by elephants. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2015 On Saturday,

2015-04-13 08:39:44

1,000,000 Sets Sold During the 2015 holiday SHANGHAI, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 1,000,000 sets sold during the 2015 Chinese New Year holidays, the launch of the

2015-04-06 16:24:08

ORLANDO, Fla., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

2015-03-16 16:23:34

ORLANDO, Fla., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

2015-03-13 23:01:21

Leaders from the Bay Area Puma Project, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Mountain Lion Foundation will gather at Oakland Zoo to discuss the hot topic of mountain lion conservation

2015-03-02 23:03:43

Lawrence Anthony-Wildlife in War Zones group opens a new home for a family of brown zoo bears in Kherson, Ukraine after decades of confinement. Kherson, Ukraine

2015-02-27 23:23:05

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) today announced that the private facility operated by Zuzana Kukol and Scott Shoemaker was renewed accreditation by FCF’s independent Accreditation Committee.

2015-02-13 08:31:51

Tennessee Attraction will Leverage accesso Passport® Ticketing Solution ORLANDO, Fla., Feb.


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Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

William Beebe
2014-01-07 10:37:00

William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...

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2007-01-23 14:47:34

The Chinese Alligator, Alligator sinensis, is one of two living species of Alligator. The Chinese Alligator is native to only China. This species' wild habitat has been reduced to little more than a few ponds along the lower Yangtze River system. Its population reduction has been mostly due to conversion of its habitat to agricultural use. The Chinese Alligator rarely exceeds 7 feet long, with 5 feet being a more common size. It weighs approximately 80 pounds. Their heads are...

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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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