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express
Top 10 facts about moneysTHE Chinese Year of the Monkey begins today, so let’s have a few facts about mo
Top 10 facts about moneys
express / Posted an hour ago
THE Chinese Year of the Monkey begins today, so let’s have a few facts about monkeys. Monkeys have tails; apes don’t have tails 1. As well as animals, Chinese years are associated with the elements fire, wood, water, gold and earth. This year is... Read more
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USA Today
Wizarding World of Harry Potter: A lifelong fan makes the pilgrimageI got my first Harry Potter book in November of 1999 when I was eight years old
Wizarding World of Harry Potter: A lifelong fan makes the pilgrimage
USA Today / Posted 3 hours ago
I got my first Harry Potter book in November of 1999 when I was eight years old from a fellow neighborhood kid. It was a paperback copy of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone that I am now shamefully confessing I never returned. Over the next three... Read more
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Salon.com
What is the female orgasm for? Science, gender bias, and the “upsuck” theory that won’t go awayHearts are clearly for pumping blood, lungs are for drawing air into the body.
What is the female orgasm for? Science, gender bias, and the “upsuck” theory that won’t go away
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Hearts are clearly for pumping blood, lungs are for drawing air into the body. But sometimes scientists are unsure of the biological functions of anatomical structures, especially when those structures belong to species that are long extinct. Many... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Dolphin calf body on NahoonA male dolphin calf washed up dead at Nahoon Beach yesterday morning and is the
Dolphin calf body on Nahoon
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
A male dolphin calf washed up dead at Nahoon Beach yesterday morning and is the first new-born stranding recorded by the East London Museum in decades. East London Museum principal scientist Kevin Cole said judging by the length of the long-beaked... Read more
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International Business Times
Chinese New Year 2016: Conservationists hope Year of the Monkey brings the species luck Conservationists around the world are hoping that the Year of the Monkey will p
Chinese New Year 2016: Conservationists hope Year of the Monkey brings the species luck
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Conservationists around the world are hoping that the Year of the Monkey will put the spotlight on the threat to primates worldwide and especially in Asia. Primate populations in Asia and particularly China are coming under increasing pressure from... Read more
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Terrace Standard
This really gets her goatEach day looks more like spring is just around the corner. Soon it will be time
This really gets her goat
Terrace Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Each day looks more like spring is just around the corner. Soon it will be time to haul out the lawn mower and prepare to mow grass once more. Mowing grass, like snow shovelling, can be enjoyable in its own punishing way when done in 30 minute... Read more
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York Daily Record
York Audubon Society and Ariz. birdsWHAT: The York Audubon Society will present an informative visual program, “Bir
York Audubon Society and Ariz. birds
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
WHAT: The York Audubon Society will present an informative visual program, “Birding the Sky Islands of Southeastern Arizona” by Anne Muren and Robin Smith. WHEN: 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8. WHERE: Lutheran Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1907... Read more
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International Business Times
Chinese New Year: Millions of people prepare to celebrate year of the monkey in spectacular style Preparations are already well under way for the 4,714 Chinese New Year, which b
Chinese New Year: Millions of people prepare to celebrate year of the monkey in spectacular style
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Preparations are already well under way for the 4,714 Chinese New Year, which begins on 8 February, with millions of people across the world getting ready to ring in the year of the monkey in style. Often known as the Lunar New Year or Spring... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Feb. 3This week's fishing report from the Narooma News looks at the continued hot mar
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Feb. 3
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
This week's fishing report from the Narooma News looks at the continued hot marlin bite and some good estuary catches. The marlin have stuck around for the game anglers following on from the successful Bermagui Blue Water Classic that last month saw... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon Zoo's hedgehog also predicts early spring | News - Home Kathy Street/Oregon Zoo Oregon Zoo curator Michael Illig shows
Oregon Zoo's hedgehog also predicts early spring
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
| News - Home Kathy Street/Oregon Zoo Oregon Zoo curator Michael Illig shows Velda, an African pygmy hedgehog, to visitors during the zoo’s annual Hedgehog Day festivities. Velda did not see her... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Ore. Zoo hedgehog predicts an early spring in NWPORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Zoo’s African pygmy hedgehog is predicting an earl
Ore. Zoo hedgehog predicts an early spring in NW
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Zoo’s African pygmy hedgehog is predicting an early spring. That is, if you believe in the tradition of checking for a shadow every year, on Groundhog Day. Velda did not see her shadow Tuesday morning, meaning an early... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
On the hunt for pumas in PatagoniaIt is undeniably colder from June to October: last July, I was “dressed like an
On the hunt for pumas in Patagonia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
It is undeniably colder from June to October: last July, I was “dressed like an onion” as advised by our guide John Walbaum, layered in thermals and fleeces in temperatures of -5C. In Chile’s most popular national park, visitor numbers dwindle from... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
New Snetterton zoo will host mammal and reptile menagerie Jamie Mintram who runs Jurassic Encounters and a rescue sanctuary in weeting,
New Snetterton zoo will host mammal and reptile menagerie
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Jamie Mintram who runs Jurassic Encounters and a rescue sanctuary in weeting, will be opening a zoo near Snetterton with his wife Michelle. He is pictured at home with some of the animals... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
New book details Wyoming mammalsLARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A University of Wyoming professor has authored a new book
New book details Wyoming mammals
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 7 days ago
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A University of Wyoming professor has authored a new book about Wyoming's 117 native wild mammal species. Mammals ranging from grizzly bears to bats and pygmy shrews are the subject of the book by zoology professor emeritus... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Can you spot the seahorse hiding in this photo?You wouldn't fancy your chances in a game of hide-and-seek with these seahorses
Can you spot the seahorse hiding in this photo?
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
You wouldn't fancy your chances in a game of hide-and-seek with these seahorses - because they're masters in the art of camouflage. Astonishingly, there's a seahorse in every one of these pictures. Pygmy seahorses, a relatively newly discovered... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
15 beautiful underwater photosA new book, Truly Madly Deeply, showcases impressive images of underwater life,
15 beautiful underwater photos
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
A new book, Truly Madly Deeply, showcases impressive images of underwater life, including camouflaged seahorse, ethereal corals - and swimming gazelles. The photos, mostly taken in Sulawesi and Raja Ampat in Indonesia, show a panoply of microlife -... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can YOU spot the seahorse? One inch long pygmy fish hides in coral by growing a matching camouflage Pygm
Can YOU spot the seahorse?
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
One inch long pygmy fish hides in coral by growing a matching camouflage Pygmy seahorses only grow to be one inch from head to tail Camouflages themselves to match the sea fan where they live Babies are born grey, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Touching moment couple get dog back after it was ADOPTED by new familyTouching moment couple finally get their dog back after it escaped and was ADOP
Touching moment couple get dog back after it was ADOPTED by new family
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Touching moment couple finally get their dog back after it escaped and was ADOPTED by another family Sharon & Larry Robinson's Shetland Sheepdog, Tipsy, escaped last month They searched for weeks to find her only to discover a new family had her A... Read more
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Bolton News
PICTURES: Looking back at 75 years of Bolton AquariumWHEN it first opened its doors, it is hard to imagine that Bolton's very own aq
PICTURES: Looking back at 75 years of Bolton Aquarium
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
WHEN it first opened its doors, it is hard to imagine that Bolton's very own aquarium would be breaking world records. Hidden away in the basement of the town's main library and museum, Bolton Aquarium is a gem which has changed so little but so... Read more
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The Advocate
Winners named in Ascension livestock showWinners of the 2016 Ascension Parish 4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Show, held Jan. 1
Winners named in Ascension livestock show
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Winners of the 2016 Ascension Parish 4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Show, held Jan. 14-16 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, are: MARKET GOATS: Grand Champion, Desiree Falgout; and Reserve Grand Champion, Damien Gautreaux.BREEDING GOATS: Champion... Read more
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Daily Mail
Passenger arrested for trying to smuggle nine live birds in his pantsMan arrested for attempting to smuggle nine live birds through airport security
Passenger arrested for trying to smuggle nine live birds in his pants
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Man arrested for attempting to smuggle nine live birds through airport security by hiding them in his pants Passenger arrested at Miami airport for trying to smuggle nine live birds U.S. Customs found three birds in his pants and six in his fanny... Read more
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News.com.au
News.com.au | News Online from Australia and the World IT’S the sign that greets travelle
News.com.au
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
| News Online from Australia and the World IT’S the sign that greets travellers entering the sunshine state. But there’s one major problem with it that authorities refuse to take responsibility for. A MAN has died after his car slammed... Read more
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News.com.au
So Aussie it hurtsThis is how they swim in the Northern Territory. Picture: Instagram @crocosauru
So Aussie it hurts
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
This is how they swim in the Northern Territory. Picture: Instagram @crocosauruscove AUSTRALIA, you have some crazy animals. From the muscly Roger the Roo, who stands at two metres tall and appeared in the film Kangaroo Dundee, to a teeny pygmy... Read more
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walesonline
This zoo is for sale and comes with the animalsAfter over 15 years of building up Animalarium into a popular zoo near Borth, J
This zoo is for sale and comes with the animals
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
After over 15 years of building up Animalarium into a popular zoo near Borth, Jean and Alan Mumbray are looking forward to retirement, so the site and their home is on the market. For £600,000 you can now own a bungalow in Borth, along with a zoo... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This adorable road-tripping is a viral hit after posing for pics at US landmarksMeet Calico, the adventurous and adorable hedgehog who's winning legions of fan
This adorable road-tripping is a viral hit after posing for pics at US landmarks
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Meet Calico, the adventurous and adorable hedgehog who's winning legions of fans online after posing for super-cute snaps at landmarks across the US. A two-year-old female African pygmy, she's visited Washington, Florida, South Carolina, Montana,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hilarious moment knife-wielding crab makes escape bid from chef's kitchenHundreds of citizens turned out in the US capital to have fun after blizzards d
Hilarious moment knife-wielding crab makes escape bid from chef's kitchen
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Hundreds of citizens turned out in the US capital to have fun after blizzards dumped 30 inches of snow across some areas in the country Storm Jonas: Prankster challenges viral cute panda to a snow battle If you're one of the millions who thrilled at... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The incredible moment heart this teen wakes up from heart surgery will brighten your dayThe 15-year-old boy bursts into tears after waking up and realising he has surv
The incredible moment heart this teen wakes up from heart surgery will brighten your day
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
The 15-year-old boy bursts into tears after waking up and realising he has survived his operation Storm Jonas: Watch crowd in Washington have epic snowball fight as blizzards sweep across US Hundreds of citizens turned out in the US capital to have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Art Sold On the Auction BlockArt lovers mingled on the lawn of the African Heritage house waiting to be invi
Local Art Sold On the Auction Block
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Art lovers mingled on the lawn of the African Heritage house waiting to be invited inside to see the treasures it holds: From its architecture to the simple woven palm-frond mats of the Pokomo woven with verses from the Koran, fabrics, jewellery,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
It's a dog's life for Hobo The Goat who prefers to spend his time with caninesMeet the goat that thinks he's a dog - and prefers the company of other pooches
It's a dog's life for Hobo The Goat who prefers to spend his time with canines
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Meet the goat that thinks he's a dog - and prefers the company of other pooches to that of his own species. African pygmy goat Hobo loves going for walkies, sitting on his owner's lap on the sofa and playing with his canine friends. The doting... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Naughty but niceThe angelic Rosemary Mowat teaches the devilish Lucy Nash the tricks to sweet s
Naughty but nice
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
The angelic Rosemary Mowat teaches the devilish Lucy Nash the tricks to sweet success in the kitchen. With the devil horns planted firmly on my head, I just couldn't resist the urge to once again succumb to my sugar cravings and get back in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sniffer dogs helping save endangered pygmy possums from feral catsSniffer dogs helping fight to save endangered mountain pygmy possums from feral
Sniffer dogs helping save endangered pygmy possums from feral cats
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
Sniffer dogs helping fight to save endangered mountain pygmy possums from feral cats Photo: There are only about 2,500 mountain pygmy possums remaining in Australia, with feral cats a major threat to their survival. (Lucy Barbour) Cute, cuddly... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Zoo’s who in crazy critter countdownTaronga Zoo’s annual census count keeps keepers on their toes | DailyTelegraph
Zoo’s who in crazy critter countdown
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Taronga Zoo’s annual census count keeps keepers on their toes | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Keeper Lindsay Wright counts Mr Munro, the zoo's only... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hello there, Pluto, it's nice to finally see you Since its discovery in 1930, the frozen world of Pluto has been no more than
Hello there, Pluto, it's nice to finally see you
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
Since its discovery in 1930, the frozen world of Pluto has been no more than a few pixels on a screen. But not anymore. NASA's New Horizons mission is both epic and impressive, writes Alan Duffy. As... Read more
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Daily Mail
Elderly couple's missing dog adopted by family who won't give her back'Heartbroken' elderly couple search for weeks for their missing dog... only to
Elderly couple's missing dog adopted by family who won't give her back
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
'Heartbroken' elderly couple search for weeks for their missing dog... only to find she's been adopted by a new family who refuse to give her back Sharon & Larry Robinson's Shetland Sheepdog, Tipsy, escaped last month They searched for weeks to... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
No end to the killingsKota Kinabalu: There seem to be no end to turtle massacres in Sabah with anothe
No end to the killings
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 18 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: There seem to be no end to turtle massacres in Sabah with another six found dead in Semporna, last Friday – all tied up with nylon ropes and badly decomposed – floating between Laut Silapag and Laut Sanggaban within the Priority... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Cheshire County Show joins the 'select few' as it gets the royal seal of approvalThe Cheshire County Show - one of the country's biggest agricultural events - h
Cheshire County Show joins the 'select few' as it gets the royal seal of approval
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
The Cheshire County Show - one of the country's biggest agricultural events - has been given the royal seal of approval. It will now be known as the Royal Cheshire County Show after the society behind the event impressed cabinet office... Read more
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The Maui News
Book Review 357: Spectacle SPECTACLE: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, by Pamela Newkirk. 297 pages, i
Book Review 357: Spectacle
The Maui News / Posted 19 days ago
SPECTACLE: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, by Pamela Newkirk. 297 pages, illustrated. Amistad, $25.99 SPECTACLE: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, by Pamela Newkirk. 297 pages, illustrated. Amistad, $25.99 Displaying... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Des Ark at Gasa GasaDes Ark singer/songwriter Aimee Argote repeatedly refers to Virginia folk/punk
Des Ark at Gasa Gasa
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 20 days ago
Des Ark singer/songwriter Aimee Argote repeatedly refers to Virginia folk/punk Gemini Pygmy Lush as her "all-time favorite band," "the greatest band on earth" and other such genuflections. Along with sharing space on Lovitt Records' catalog, the two... Read more
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PhysOrg
First estimate of Pygmy population in Central Africa reveals their plightPygmy musicians in the Congo Basin, Bottom: Mbendjele girls sharing out harvest
First estimate of Pygmy population in Central Africa reveals their plight
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
Pygmy musicians in the Congo Basin, Bottom: Mbendjele girls sharing out harvest. Credit: Jerome Lewis The forests of Central Africa could be home to up to 920,000 Pygmies, according to researchers from UCL, Manchester Metropolitan University and the... Read more
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Farming Life
National Trust North Coast celebrates year of wildlife discoveriesThere are thousands of species of wildlife, plant-life and fungi living on the
National Trust North Coast celebrates year of wildlife discoveries
Farming Life / Posted 24 days ago
There are thousands of species of wildlife, plant-life and fungi living on the North Coast: burrowed inside leaves, hidden under rocks or lurking amid stalks of grass. Last year the National Trust, Northern Ireland’s largest conservation charity,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Rare pygmy killer whale washes up far from homeA pregnant pygmy killer whale that washed up on a beach near East London recent
Rare pygmy killer whale washes up far from home
Daily Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
A pregnant pygmy killer whale that washed up on a beach near East London recently is the first record for the East London museum in decades. “Attempts to guide the whale back into the ocean seemed successful. However, the animal beached and died... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Time for winter wildlife watchingWinter can be a great time to spot wildlife in the mountains and on the plains
Time for winter wildlife watching
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Winter can be a great time to spot wildlife in the mountains and on the plains when animals are more apt to be out in the daytime. "Oftentimes, winter is an excellent time to view wildlife," said Kyle Patterson, public affairs officer for Rocky... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US zoo names penguin chick ‘Bowie’WASHINGTON, United States—A pygmy blue penguin born at a US zoo has been named
US zoo names penguin chick ‘Bowie’
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON, United States—A pygmy blue penguin born at a US zoo has been named “Bowie” in honor of British rock star David Bowie who died late Sunday. The Cincinnati Zoo posted a picture on Instagram of the squawking ball of brown fuzz with the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US zoo names penguin chick ‘Bowie’ This photo provided January 12, 2016 by the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio shows a ba
US zoo names penguin chick ‘Bowie’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
This photo provided January 12, 2016 by the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio shows a baby penguin born January 8. The penguin was named Bowie in honor of the 69th birthday of the late British musician David Bowie. AFP PHOTO... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kedar Lodge offers the perfect breakJohannesburg - Kedar Heritage Lodge, Conference Centre & Spa offers visitors an
Kedar Lodge offers the perfect break
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
Johannesburg - Kedar Heritage Lodge, Conference Centre & Spa offers visitors and conference delegates the perfect escape from the hectic pace of modern living. Situated in North West, just 21km from Sun City, Kedar is built on a portion of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US zoo names penguin chick 'Bowie'WASHINGTON - A pygmy blue penguin born at a US zoo has been named "Bowie" in ho
US zoo names penguin chick 'Bowie'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON - A pygmy blue penguin born at a US zoo has been named "Bowie" in honor of British rock star David Bowie who died late Sunday. This photo provided January 12, 2016 by the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio shows a baby penguin born January 8 The... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perchConservationist Phillip Fowler on his property near Blakney Creek, north-east o
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perch
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
Conservationist Phillip Fowler on his property near Blakney Creek, north-east of Yass. Photo: Graham Tidy A little creek smothered in bulrushes harbours a rare native fish that is consuming much of Phillip Fowler's time. The conservationist became... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perchA rare pygmy perch inspires landholders to change the countryside near Yass. A
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perch
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 27 days ago
A rare pygmy perch inspires landholders to change the countryside near Yass. A little creek smothered in bulrushes harbours a rare native fish that is consuming much of Phillip Fowler's time. The conservationist became engrossed in Lang's Creek... Read more
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The Young Witness
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perchA rare pygmy perch inspires landholders to change the countryside near Yass. A
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perch
The Young Witness / Posted 27 days ago
A rare pygmy perch inspires landholders to change the countryside near Yass. A little creek smothered in bulrushes harbours a rare native fish that is consuming much of Phillip Fowler's time. The conservationist became engrossed in Lang's Creek... Read more
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Western Advocate
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perchA rare pygmy perch inspires landholders to change the countryside near Yass. A
Lang's Creek Yass last refuge for endangered southern pygmy perch
Western Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
A rare pygmy perch inspires landholders to change the countryside near Yass. A little creek smothered in bulrushes harbours a rare native fish that is consuming much of Phillip Fowler's time. The conservationist became engrossed in Lang's Creek... Read more
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