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2014-12-11 23:01:59

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in feline health Hillsborough, NJ (PRWEB) December 11, 2014 The American Association of Feline Practitioners

2014-12-11 08:35:39

Ingram Micro Awards Zebra Technologies with 2014 Smart Partner Award for Data Capture/ Point of Sale Solutions SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-11 04:21:21

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Pets and is appropriate for special sections and for general use.

2014-12-10 23:03:42

Dr. Linda Sanicola shares scrumptious and healthy dog-friendly recipes in new book NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.

quail dinosaurs
2014-12-10 03:00:14

Dinosaurs did it. Human beings and monkeys do it. And even birds do it. They walk on two legs.

Glitch Found In Hummingbird Hovering
2014-12-09 03:29:33

Hummingbirds rely on their ability to hover in order to feed off the nectar of flowers. It's an incredible feat of flying requiring mind boggling visual processing power

parchment 1
2014-12-09 05:42:47

Millions of documents currently stored in archives throughout the world could provide clues to tracing agricultural development throughout the centuries thanks to a new technique of analyzing DNA found in ancient parchments.

2014-12-08 23:09:51

Over the period of 31 years, the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Florida has had an estimated 358,243 turtle nests laid on its beach.


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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