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2015-01-29 16:25:58

'Scandal' star introduces her rescue pets Bean and Sadie NEW YORK, Jan.

iron man suit
2015-01-29 15:22:13

High-powered robotic suits like the one seen in Iron Man have long captured the imagination of moviegoers, and now a few wearable robotics products are currently available or in development.

manot cave skull
2015-01-29 15:02:51

A skull from that “Out of Africa” era was recently discovered in Israel and it appears to be the earliest known evidence of that emigration, according to a new study in the journal Nature. The skull, dated to around 55,000 years ago, was found in the Manot Cave, located in Northern Israel.

2015-01-28 23:14:22

Marietta Vet Clinic and Verde Pointe Dental Associates have announced a Valentine's 2015 fundraiser for shelter pets.

2015-01-28 23:11:43

Emmy winner interviews Jonas 10 of Goat Milk Stuff on family mini-bus New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 Goat Milk Stuff announced that ABC’s

2015-01-28 08:37:16

HOLON, Israel, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation [http://www.sapiens.com ], (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software

2015-01-27 23:06:18

Smart cover slips over any bed to bring intelligence and temperature control to a mattress, with additional capabilities for interacting with other connected products such as the Nest Thermostat

2015-01-27 23:04:48

Rice Lake Weighing Systems will be in attendance and exhibiting the cattle industry’s only Legal for Trade mobile livestock scale at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) convention

polar bears
2015-01-27 16:22:03

To put it plainly: human activity makes life difficult for polar bears. Climate change is destroying their habitat and dictating their diet. And now, as it turns out, we're also hurting their penises.


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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