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2015-03-09 08:35:06

Sapiens leverages "Old Co-New Co" implementation approach to enable an efficient Wesleyan operating environment for both closed books and new business HOLON, Israel, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-08 23:01:30

More than one dozen alligators will thrill visitors at the Tennessee Aquarium in downtown Chattanooga.

2015-03-07 23:00:31

Fat Chickens from developer MAMN84 challenges gamers to shoot some chubby poultry in order to make it through 5 episodes and over 80 challenging levels.

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2015-03-07 14:28:59

Once they undergo menopause and their reproductive cycles come to an end, older female killer whales help lead the rest of their pod and direct them to the best food sources, a new study finds.

2015-03-06 23:05:02

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) accreditation committee has announced that Pumarama, a rescue and educational facility in Tyron, Oklahoma has been granted FCF Feline Facility Accreditation.

2015-03-06 23:01:25

Rehabilitation at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital Saves Four Kemps Ridley Sea Turtles Charleston, S.C.

2015-03-06 16:23:14

Campaign for Seafood's Largest Selling Season Includes Blogger Meal Plans, Redesigned Website, "Grocery Grab Sweepstakes" ST.

Ringling bros. elephants
2015-03-06 11:24:04

Elephants have long been an iconic part of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, but bittersweetly, after 145 years, the pachyderms are being retired from The Greatest Show on Earth by 2018.

2015-03-06 08:26:37

PINEHURST, N.C., Mar. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Animal Health is the creator of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).

2015-03-06 08:25:02

Filming in the Scottish Highlands, Stag's Breath also examines the unsung workers who devote their lives to the welfare of the herds INVERNESS, Scotland, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/


Latest Zoology Reference Libraries

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Reunion Swamphen, Porphyrio coerulescens
2014-12-09 11:13:20

The Reunion Swamphen (Porphyrio coerulescens), known also as the Reunion Gallinule or Oiseau bleu, is a hypothetical species of extinct rail from Reunion, Mascarensis until now only known from report from travelers. It is rather certain that such a bird once was present on the island. Six reports confirm its existence, and the genus Porphyrio is known as a colonizer of oceanic islands, having evolved into many local endemic species, of which only the Takahe is still found to be living...

Diablito, Oophaga Sylvatica
2014-11-18 13:51:52

The Diablito, Oophaga Sylvatica, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family. It’s located in Colombia and Ecuador. The natural habitat is tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests. It’s threatened by habitat loss. It is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List although this species is still relatively widely distributed. It has declined seriously within Ecuador and its overall status is of concern. It is about 0.5 to 0. Inches long and weighs about 1 to...

Wood Frog, Rana sylvatica
2014-11-18 13:48:48

The Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica) has a broad distribution over North America, stretching from the southern Appalachians to the boreal forest with several notable disjunct populations including lowland eastern North Carolina. This frog has garnered attention by biologist over the last century due to its freeze tolerance, relatively great degree of terrestrialism, interesting habitat associations, and relatively long-range movements. The wood frog is the state amphibian of New York. Similar to...

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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.