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ecotype d orcas
2015-01-10 13:13:51

While tracking a Nigerian poaching ship in the South Indian Ocean in late December, members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) captured what is being called the first video footage of rare Ecotype D Orcas ever recorded.

2015-01-09 23:06:52

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report on porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome vaccine market in China to its huge database. Albany, NY

2015-01-09 23:02:36

Jack Hogarth will be taking on the role of Product Manager for Industrial and Military Products (PRWEB) January 09, 2015 Lex Products is pleased to announce

2015-01-09 08:28:24

Selected designs will be on display in New York City at National Retail Federation (NRF) Annual Convention & EXPO LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan.

2015-01-08 23:02:28

As January temperatures plummet, many wonder how so many pigeons continue to survive in frigid conditions.

2015-01-08 23:02:27

As January’s temperatures continue to drop, many wonder what happens to the local birds that don’t migrate out of cold, frozen areas.

Bowhead whale
2015-01-08 14:47:36

By measuring hormone in tissues comprised from keratin, researchers from the New England Aquarium in Boston and North Slope Borough in Alaska are hoping to find a way to study the physiological condition and reproductive activity of bowhead whales.

2015-01-07 23:05:43

The 2015 Regenerative Medicine & Advanced Therapies State of the Industry Briefing will take place Monday, January 12, 2015 in San Francisco WASHINGTON,

2015-01-07 23:00:41

Eltopia has developed a promising solution to the current honeybee crisis using groundbreaking new technology, codenamed ‘MiteNot’.

2015-01-07 16:26:16

Personal Injury Attorney Cameron Yadidi Brock shares these three tips to prevent and minimize the damage caused by dog bites. LOS ANGELES, Jan.


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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