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The Brockton Enterprise
142nd Brockton Fair starts Thursdaycarving, truck pulls and many local live music acts. For the family, there will
142nd Brockton Fair starts Thursday
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 hours ago
carving, truck pulls and many local live music acts. For the family, there will be the 4-H livestock shows that feature Pygmy goats, sheep, rabbits, pigs, poultry, goats and other animals. For the fair schedule, visit www.brocktonfair.com or... Read more
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Daily Record
Boris Johnson has just shown how bad he is at making predictions on economyexploited it?” Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said: “Boris not turning up to a deba
Boris Johnson has just shown how bad he is at making predictions on economy
Daily Record / Posted 11 hours ago
exploited it?” Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said: “Boris not turning up to a debate of this magnitude shows what a political pygmy this man is. Read More “He will say anything, to get to No 10, but when it comes to delivering he is nowhere to be... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boris Johnson slammed for bunking off Brexit fall-out Commons debateagainst the dollar. If you break it, you own it.” PALiberal Democrat leader Ti
Boris Johnson slammed for bunking off Brexit fall-out Commons debate
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
against the dollar. If you break it, you own it.” PALiberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has described Boris as a "political pygmy" “He will say anything, to get to No 10, but when it comes to delivering he is nowhere to be seen. Mr Cameron used... Read more
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Farming Life
Record turnout of stock at Newry ShowNubian: 1st G McKeown; 2nd A Mullan Female kid class – Anglo Nubian: 1st A Mul
Record turnout of stock at Newry Show
Farming Life / Posted yesterday
Nubian: 1st G McKeown; 2nd A Mullan Female kid class – Anglo Nubian: 1st A Mullan Group of three class: 1st A Mullan Pygmy goat classes Champion: G Barker Female kid class: 1st G barker Pygmy female under 1yo: 1st G barker Pygmy male –... Read more
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The Irish Times
Poland’s prime and primeval forestkilometres. Heading back for breakfast after a dawn walk, having seen red deer
Poland’s prime and primeval forest
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
kilometres. Heading back for breakfast after a dawn walk, having seen red deer feeding on the forest floor and a rare pygmy owl preening in the treetops, Lukasz Mazurek tells us about a recent lynx sighting nearby. Then someone whispers a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man saves four chicks after tree holding their branch was uprootedwere pleased to see that the man had been so proactive in feeding them and keep
Man saves four chicks after tree holding their branch was uprooted
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
were pleased to see that the man had been so proactive in feeding them and keeping them safe and declared that they are pygmy owls. The centre says the animals are in good health and have settled in well. A taxi driver has been applauded after... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Keep cool, have fun at waterparks this summerslide that allows guests to reach speeds over 30 miles an hour. There’s plenty
Keep cool, have fun at waterparks this summer
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
slide that allows guests to reach speeds over 30 miles an hour. There’s plenty to do for younger kids as well, with the Pygmy Pond where the youngest kids can enjoy their own water slides, a wrecked pirate ship or swimming in the activity pool.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet dachshunds Maya and Peanut and Minnie the hedgehogfamily Animals' antics carefully watched by owner Natasha Fernandes in Woking
Meet dachshunds Maya and Peanut and Minnie the hedgehog
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
family Animals' antics carefully watched by owner Natasha Fernandes in Woking Minnie is the oldest, and is an African Pygmy hedgehog, bred as pets The trio have been delighting internet and social media since 2015 This is one unconventional... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gorge on the Augrabies Fallsshe plopped down and let her exhausted babies, still covered in down, catch the
Gorge on the Augrabies Falls
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
she plopped down and let her exhausted babies, still covered in down, catch their breath. Then there was a tiny pygmy falcon, a couple of giraffe – lighter coloured than usual as a counter-measure to the extreme heat – including one... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times Sherwood wins People's Choice in Itty Bitty Showartist Nora Sherwood has won the People's Choice Award for the Itty Bitty Show
News Times Sherwood wins People's Choice in Itty Bitty Show
Newport News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
artist Nora Sherwood has won the People's Choice Award for the Itty Bitty Show at For ArtSake Gallery. Sherwood�s entry, "Pygmy Rabbit," done with watercolor, pen and ink, and colored pencil, charmed the voting public. For the complete article... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Seven spots to take fidohole, or nosh on good eats from one of the food trucks often pulled up out back
Seven spots to take fido
Charleston City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
hole, or nosh on good eats from one of the food trucks often pulled up out back. If you're lucky you may run into Pyg, a pygmy goat. Right on Folly Beach's main drag, Surf Bar serves up cheap beers along with their signature Pain Killers and... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Venomous snake bites Wesley Chapel dogbecause of how dangerous some can be. He points out there's four venomous snak
Venomous snake bites Wesley Chapel dog
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
because of how dangerous some can be. He points out there's four venomous snakes that are familiar in our area: Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake, Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, a Coral Snake and a Cottonmouth Water Moccasin. Along with the time of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council trumps kennel in courtdogs” – that is, smells and sounds from kennels would attract stray animals – a
Council trumps kennel in court
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
dogs” – that is, smells and sounds from kennels would attract stray animals – and this was likely to affect the eastern pygmy possum, a vulnerable species living at the site. The applicant argued there were no existing protections for the... Read more
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NZCity
Stranded whales rescued in Northlandof whales have been rescued after stranding in Northland's Kaipara Harbour. Th
Stranded whales rescued in Northland
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
of whales have been rescued after stranding in Northland's Kaipara Harbour. The Fire Service was called in to help two pygmy sperm whales that had washed up at Glinks Gully on Thursday afternoon. A Department of Conservation spokesman said the... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Avoid mustard on ice cream, but take notesdevice in a spruce forest is mustard on ice cream. Don't do it. The day will c
Avoid mustard on ice cream, but take notes
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
device in a spruce forest is mustard on ice cream. Don't do it. The day will come when you see your first northern pygmy-owl or find your first prairie gentian; then the day will come when you want to relive those personal discoveries. The... Read more
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Slate
Why Did the Monkeys of South America Evolve to Be Color Blind? No One Knows!of South America evolve to be so? The “new world” monkeys of South and Central
Why Did the Monkeys of South America Evolve to Be Color Blind? No One Knows!
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
of South America evolve to be so? The “new world” monkeys of South and Central America range from large muriquis to tiny pygmy marmosets. Some are cute and furry, others bald and bright red, and one even has an extraordinary moustache. Yet, with... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Shasta District Fair wraps up summer runLivestock Auction. Ashley Clarke, 16, showed off her dairy cow Bluebell and 5-
Shasta District Fair wraps up summer run
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
Livestock Auction. Ashley Clarke, 16, showed off her dairy cow Bluebell and 5-year-old Cooper Colgate was there with his pygmy goat, along with dozens of other young exhibitors. Emma Welch, 10, and her sister, Kimber, 14, enjoyed the carnival... Read more
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The Economic Times
Thank you Sebi for helping lift MF AUM to such heights; let us sell on Flipkart nowto seep deeper into Indian geographies and once India grows out of its fixed in
Thank you Sebi for helping lift MF AUM to such heights; let us sell on Flipkart now
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
to seep deeper into Indian geographies and once India grows out of its fixed income fetish, today's numbers may look like a pygmy! Today, the long-term median performance figure of equity and the debt fund managers would show a higher growth and... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Northern NSW rainforests to benefit from mergerlogging and oil palm companies. The land is essential habitat for endangered w
Northern NSW rainforests to benefit from merger
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
logging and oil palm companies. The land is essential habitat for endangered wildlife such as Bornean Orangutans, Bornean Pygmy Elephants and Clouded Leopards and includes some of the most critical stretches of lowland rainforest in... Read more
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Northern Star
Northern NSW rainforests to benefit from mergerlogging and oil palm companies. The land is essential habitat for endangered w
Northern NSW rainforests to benefit from merger
Northern Star / Posted 10 days ago
logging and oil palm companies. The land is essential habitat for endangered wildlife such as Bornean Orangutans, Bornean Pygmy Elephants and Clouded Leopards and includes some of the most critical stretches of lowland rainforest in... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MASTER GARDENER: Butterflies add enjoyment, color to gardenin Mississippi are: American Painted Lady, Buckeye, Comma, Hackberry, Mourning
MASTER GARDENER: Butterflies add enjoyment, color to garden
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
in Mississippi are: American Painted Lady, Buckeye, Comma, Hackberry, Mourning Cloak, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, Eastern Pygmy Blue, Spring Azure, Monarch, Eastern Black Swallowtail, Zebra Swallowtail, Dogface Butterfly, Orange Sulphur, and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Fair continues with livestock presentations, live musicGreg Barnette/Record Searchlight Cooper Colgate, 5, walks his pygmy goat Thursd
Fair continues with livestock presentations, live music
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
Greg Barnette/Record Searchlight Cooper Colgate, 5, walks his pygmy goat Thursday during the Shasta District Fair in Anderson. The Shasta District Fair continues Friday with performances by country star Jackson Michelson, Wild Card and Pine... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Fair opens under cloudy skies, cooler temperaturesShow Ring 10 a.m.: Rabbits at the North Livestock Lawn Ring Noon: Good Time J
Fair opens under cloudy skies, cooler temperatures
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
Show Ring 10 a.m.: Rabbits at the North Livestock Lawn Ring Noon: Good Time Jazz Band at the Pepsi Stage 2:30 p.m.: Pygmy goat show at the North Livestock Lawn Show Ring 4 p.m.: Cali Vibe (reggae) at the Mt. Shasta Spring Water Stage 4... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
FWC Report June 16, 2016at his residence, and confirmed he possessed an eastern diamondback rattlesnake
FWC Report June 16, 2016
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 13 days ago
at his residence, and confirmed he possessed an eastern diamondback rattlesnake. The suspect was also found to possess a pygmy rattlesnake without the proper venomous reptile permits. The suspect was issued citations and warnings for the... Read more
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Island Packet
Autopsy confirms snake bite killed SC conservationist, coroner saysthe venomous reptiles also inhabit much of the Southeast. South Carolina has t
Autopsy confirms snake bite killed SC conservationist, coroner says
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
the venomous reptiles also inhabit much of the Southeast. South Carolina has three types of rattlesnakes: the pygmy rattler, the eastern diamondback and the timber rattler, or canebrake rattlesnake. Of those, the eastern diamondback... Read more
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Market Watch
Hedge funds are ramping up bets that the dollar will risetwo years, possibly forcing the Fed to reverse course and cut rates. “People i
Hedge funds are ramping up bets that the dollar will rise
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
two years, possibly forcing the Fed to reverse course and cut rates. “People invest in the U.S. because it’s the tallest pygmy, it’s the one-eyed man. It’s better than a lot of alternatives,” he said. Macro-focused hedge funds were up 0.4% so... Read more
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PhysOrg
No giant leap for mankind: why we've been looking at human evolution in the wrong wayand modern humans reached an average of 50 kg, and most were below 40 kg – half
No giant leap for mankind: why we've been looking at human evolution in the wrong way
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
and modern humans reached an average of 50 kg, and most were below 40 kg – half the size of the average American male. Pygmy populations in Africa and Asia also weigh about 40kg, which means that most early and extinct hominins were pygmy... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Farming Life
Castlewellan open for entriesthe winner of which will compete against fleeces from Scotland, England and Wal
Castlewellan open for entries
Farming Life / Posted 14 days ago
the winner of which will compete against fleeces from Scotland, England and Wales. Within the goat section, a new pygmy goat class has been included which will attract lots of onlookers as well as competitors. The poultry section includes... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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The Young Witness
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Western Advocate
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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The North West Star
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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The Age
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threateni
Manly Vale Public School: 'Do not murder our children with this plan'
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
department had proposed clearing more than four hectares of bushland, threatening the habitats of the eastern pygmy possum, powerful owl, eastern bent-wing bat and the grey-headed flying fox. Despite the protests of parents and... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Chris 'Bukwas' Anderson set for June 18 BFL welterweight title defenceI’ll go, ‘OK, that’s what I’m gonna do there.’” (In 2015 Anderson used a fight
Chris 'Bukwas' Anderson set for June 18 BFL welterweight title defence
Comox Valley Record / Posted 14 days ago
I’ll go, ‘OK, that’s what I’m gonna do there.’” (In 2015 Anderson used a fight to raise money for a clean water well for a pygmy tribe in the Congo). After a successful 10-2 amateur career, Anderson has been catching the attention of MMA followers... Read more
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Farming Life
Armagh show slideshow: No help from Brussels on the cardskid or goatling: 1st A Mullan; 2nd Cowan family Pedigree male: 1st W Anderson
Armagh show slideshow: No help from Brussels on the cards
Farming Life / Posted 15 days ago
kid or goatling: 1st A Mullan; 2nd Cowan family Pedigree male: 1st W Anderson Group of three: 1st M Murphy; 2nd L Cowan Pygmy Goat classes Champion: P Gillan Reserve: P Gillan Female – 2yo plus: 1st P Gillan; 2nd A Frazer Female goatling –... Read more
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Farming Life
Country star to headline Omaghbreeds in the sheep fold to our feathered friends in the poultry section and th
Country star to headline Omagh
Farming Life / Posted 15 days ago
breeds in the sheep fold to our feathered friends in the poultry section and the new additions for 2016 those cute Pygmy goats - all pristinely prepared and perfectly presented to catch the eye of the judge. If all things equestrian float... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Shasta District Fair opens Wednesday in AndersonShow Ring 10 a.m.: Rabbits at the North Livestock Lawn Ring Noon: Good Time J
Shasta District Fair opens Wednesday in Anderson
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 days ago
Show Ring 10 a.m.: Rabbits at the North Livestock Lawn Ring Noon: Good Time Jazz Band at the Pepsi Stage 2:30 p.m.: Pygmy goat show at the North Livestock Lawn Show Ring 4 p.m.: Cali Vibe (reggae) at the Mt. Shasta Spring Water Stage 4... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The end of the farmPygmy goat. Photo from Wikipedia Four years ago, for the holiday of Shavuot, I
The end of the farm
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
Pygmy goat. Photo from Wikipedia Four years ago, for the holiday of Shavuot, I wrote about my two pygmy goats. How I’d rescued one from a butcher shop, another from an abusive home, and brought them to live, along with our three chickens and two... Read more
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Raw Story
LISTEN: Contemporary DJs breathe new life into amazing trove of African folk musicChris Pedley, it all started with a black-and-white photograph hanging on his w
LISTEN: Contemporary DJs breathe new life into amazing trove of African folk music
Raw Story / Posted 19 days ago
Chris Pedley, it all started with a black-and-white photograph hanging on his wife’s wall. In the picture, an Mbuti Pygmy tribe in northern Congo is crowded around a loudspeaker, listening back for the first time to a recording of their own... Read more
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Everett Herald
Fossils are linked to early ‘Hobbits'Ariz., who was not involved in the study. “We even see it in modern humans in c
Fossils are linked to early ‘Hobbits'
Everett Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Ariz., who was not involved in the study. “We even see it in modern humans in certain environments that are home to pygmy populations.”The other hypothesis states that Hobbits descended from smaller and more ancient hominins like... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New fossil find in Indonesia could represent the ancestors of the mysterious “Hobbit” speciesAriz., who was not involved in the study. “We even see it in modern humans in c
New fossil find in Indonesia could represent the ancestors of the mysterious “Hobbit” species
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Ariz., who was not involved in the study. “We even see it in modern humans in certain environments that are home to pygmy populations.” Both theories have challenges. One might accept that Homo erectus grew smaller in stature by two-thirds... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
63 photos and 8 things to tell you about sleeping with the lions at London Zooone the following morning before it opened. As well as helping out behind the
63 photos and 8 things to tell you about sleeping with the lions at London Zoo
Kingston Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
one the following morning before it opened. As well as helping out behind the scenes with enrichment and feeding with the pygmy hippos and warthogs, we also got to see some of the nocturnal animals like the aardvarks who don't show their faces... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
63 photos and 8 things to tell you about sleeping with the lions at London Zooone the following morning before it opened. As well as helping out behind the
63 photos and 8 things to tell you about sleeping with the lions at London Zoo
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
one the following morning before it opened. As well as helping out behind the scenes with enrichment and feeding with the pygmy hippos and warthogs, we also got to see some of the nocturnal animals like the aardvarks who don't show their faces... Read more
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