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2014-12-03 23:11:45

Royal Flush Havanese shares information on interpreting a dog’s body language in order to ultimately foster a better relationship between dog and owner. Charlestown,

2014-12-03 23:00:56

Yesterday afternoon a 21-year-old woman who had been assisting David Laws, the animal caretaker at a licensed wildlife breeding center entered the enclosure of an adult Siberian Lynx and was

junk food waste disposal
2014-12-03 08:03:37

New York has a secret weapon when it comes to dealing with refuse on city streets, according to a new study: ants, spiders and insects that consume over one ton of discarded junk food annually along the Broadway/West Street corridor alone!

2014-12-03 04:23:29

LONDON, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clickety Clips is a new concept in online video resource designed with the modern, 'time-poor' dog owner in mind.

2014-12-02 23:06:06

Lyndsey brings 10 years of global communications and public affairs experience to ARM. (PRWEB) December 02, 2014 The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine

Iberian orca
2014-12-02 04:00:06

After thousands of orca sitings off the coasts of Spain, Portugal and Morocco, scientists have finally identified where the whales are hunting for red tuna.

2014-12-02 08:21:07

China's FAW Group is Latest Automotive OEM to Select MOST Technology; Installed in Over 170 Global Car Models Since 2001 and Growing CHANDLER, Ariz., Dec.

2014-12-01 23:09:15

Kids Saving the Rainforests’ Sloth Rescue & Release Program to be topic Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) December 01, 2014 Sam Trull, Wildlife

2014-12-01 23:08:09

With popularity of online companies such as GoatMilkStuff.com, consumers tend to begin holiday shopping earlier Scottsburg, Indiana (PRWEB) December 01, 2014

2014-12-01 23:00:51

Starting Cyber Monday, national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society (http://www.bestfriends.org) along with animal rescue


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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.