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2014-06-12 23:00:40

Qualcomm, Zoological Society of San Diego, and University of San Diego Leaders to provide insight into their leadership formulas at exclusive panel at the awards and networking event, Sept.

2014-04-09 16:01:29

The California condor was one of the first species to be listed under the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966 when the population was reduced to a handful of birds.

2013-07-11 13:16:46

The population of the critically endangered large primate known as the drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) has been largely reduced to a few critical habitat areas in Cameroon.

2011-12-20 12:38:28

The Nile crocodile is a species that was identified by ancient Egyptians.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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