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2015-02-27 23:02:43

The winter can be tough on dogs’ paws, and The Puppy Store is giving advice on the safest ice melts for dogs. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2015

2015-02-26 08:31:58

PUNE, India, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MnM Conferences is pleased to announce Nanotechnologies in Drug Delivery Congress taking place on the 27 - 28 April 2015

2015-02-25 04:21:56

The new Sea-Puzzle game for iPad and iPhone is the first in a series of games for toddlers developed with kids for kids.

owl bar london
2015-02-24 13:47:43

Perhaps Harry Dunne is finally capitalizing on his legendary mistake in Dumb & Dumber, as several entrepreneurs are set to open a new owl bar in London’s Soho district next month.

fried chicken global warming
2015-02-24 13:07:04

If you’ve turned on the TV lately, you probably know that chicken nuggets are popping up everywhere, and at falling prices. So, what’s up with McDonald’s and Burger King engaging in an all-out, golden-fried war? Turns out it may have something to do with global warming.

2015-02-24 12:21:53

Home to the most sophisticated and only tool using orangutan culture on earth NEW YORK, Feb.

octopus crab
2015-02-24 10:38:27

An Australian woman has captured video of an octopus leaping from the water and capturing prey on land, dragging it to its cold, wet end. It's pretty freaking awesome.

amazonian chick
2015-02-24 08:44:14

In a study published in the January 2015 issue of The American Naturalist, Gustavo A. Londoño, Duván Garcia, and Manuel Sánchez Martínez report a novel nesting strategy observed in a tropical lowland bird that inhabits an area with very high losses to nest predators.

2015-02-24 04:23:48

Sapiens' next generation software suite to manage Wesleyan's end-to-end policy administration, enabling the financial mutual to achieve its ambitious business goals HOLON, Israel, February


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.'