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2015-03-20 12:23:00

Special event at Mar-a-Lago Club celebrated five courageous military dog teams; Groundbreaking new study for veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress announced PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20,

2015-03-20 08:23:30

PINEHURST, N.C., March. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the creator of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).

2015-03-19 23:07:52

Recommended for use in food warehouses and production facilities, Bird B Gone’s Sparrow Sky Trap is both efficient and humane in removing sparrows that have made their way inside a facility.

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2015-03-19 15:25:19

A novel way of keeping track of the world’s endangered tiger population has been launched by UK developers, who are asking iPad users to "tag" tigers as part of an online game. This will help researchers with counting and tracking the animals.

2015-03-18 23:00:57

The pilot of an American Airlines flight reportedly hit a flock of geese shortly after takeoff on Tuesday.

2015-03-18 12:32:07

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) stated that changes are needed

2015-03-18 12:32:02

First organization in America to endorse Enriched Colony Housing system urges Americans to seek out humanely raised products, including eggs WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-18 04:22:22

The financial institution anticipates even greater operational savings and improved time to market for new products through the expanded use of Sapiens DECISION across multiple lines of business HOLON,

2015-03-17 23:04:43

Pet Groomerie, a trailblazer in the dog care industry, is proud to mark five years since the opening of its first retail salon in Jupiter, Florida.

2015-03-17 16:24:44

PINEHURST, N.C., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).


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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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'