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AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Save This Life's innovative technology has revolutionized the pet recovery process.
Stony Brook paleontologist's re-analysis of largest study of dinosaur growth published in Science STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dinosaurs grew as fast
BEDFORD, Mass., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 30 and 31, 2015, Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) (a Holcim Group
MOSCOW, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history.
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - A new app has been created to promote whale friendly tourism in Iceland. The free 'Whappy' app, launched today in Reykjavik by the
On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, from 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Oakland Zoo welcomes the public to attend a Conservation Speaker Series about California condors – a bird that nearly became extinct in the
Could you walk into a football team’s locker room after a big game and tell if they won based on smell alone? According to a new study, you can.
Not only does this one expert believe we will turn ourselves into cyborgs, but he believes we will do it soon.
PINEHURST, N.C., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).
VANCOUVER, May 27, 2015 /CNW/ - CQDM, Brain Canada and the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) award close to $8.5M to six (6) multi-disciplinary and multi-provincial research teams across Canada
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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