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Galapagos racer

The <b>Galápagos racer</b> (<i>Pseudalsophis biserialis</i> or <i>Philodryas biserialis</i>) is a Colubrid snake in the genus <i>Pseudalsophis</i> which is endemic to the Galápagos …

New species of 'Spider-Man' worm-snail discovered

'These things are kind of cute,' biologist says<p>It's a worm. It's a snail. It's... Spider-Man?<p>Scientists have discovered a new species of a marine …

The other Dodo: Extinct bird that used its wings as clubs

<b>The extinct Dodo had a little-known relative on another island. This fascinating bird ultimately suffered the same fate as its iconic cousin, but we can reconstruct some of its biology thanks to the writings of a French explorer who studied it during his travels of the Indian Ocean.</b><p>In the middle of …

Percy Fawcett

Lieutenant Colonel <b>Percival Harrison Fawcett</b> DSO (18 August 1867 – during or after 1925) was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, …

Erpeton tentaculatum

The <b>tentacled snake</b> or <b>tentacle snake</b> (<i>Erpeton tentaculatum</i>), is a rear-fanged aquatic snake native to South-East Asia. It is the only species of its …

Fangtooth snake-eel

The <b>fangtooth snake-eel</b> (<i>Aplatophis chauliodus</i>), also known as the <b>tusky eel</b> in Cuba and the United States,[1] is an eel in the family Ophichthidae.[2] …

Thorny devil

The <b>thorny devil</b> or <b>thorny dragon</b> (<i>Moloch horridus</i>) is an Australian lizard, also known as the <b>mountain devil</b>, the <b>thorny lizard</b>, or the <b>moloch</b>. This is …

Mythological hybrid

"Chakat", "Pegataur", and "Werevamp" redirect here. For other uses of "hybrid", see Hybrid (disambiguation).<p><b>Mythological hybrids</b> are legendary …

Typhon

This article is about Typhon in Greek mythology. For other uses, see Typhon (disambiguation).<p><b>Typhon</b> (/ˈtaɪfɒn, -fən/; Greek: Τυφῶν, <i>Tuphōn</i> …

Lamassu

A <b>lamassu</b>, plural <b>lumasi</b> (Cuneiform: 𒀭𒆗, AN.KAL; Sumerian: dlammař; Akkadian: <i>lamassu</i>; sometimes called a <b>lamassus</b>[1][2]) is an Assyrian protective …

Lion-man

For the big cat expert nicknamed Lion Man, see Craig Busch. For the New Zealand television documentary series called Lion Man, see The Lion Man.<p>The</b> …

Odontodactylus scyllarus

<i>Odontodactylus scyllarus</i>, known as the <b>peacock mantis shrimp</b>, <b>harlequin mantis shrimp</b>, <b>painted mantis shrimp</b>, or <b>clown mantis shrimp</b>, is a large mantis …

Big Idea Puts Small Town on the Map - NBC News

Casey, Illinois wanted to attract more visitors, so it began erecting oversized objects around town, and many of them have made it into the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Imperial amazon

The <b>imperial amazon</b> (<i>Amazona imperialis</i>) or <b>Dominican amazon</b>, also known as the <b>sisserou</b>, is a parrot found only on the Caribbean island of Dominica.[2] …

Cardiff Giant

The <b>Cardiff Giant</b> was one of the most famous hoaxes in American history. It was a 10-foot-tall (3.0 m) purported "petrified man" uncovered on October …

There's a marijuana frenzy that could end very badly in Canada

There’s one bummer question haunting all the marijuana businesses popping up between British Columbia and Newfoundland.<p>Quotes in the article<p>Medical …

Typhlocybinae

<b>Typhlocybinae</b> is a subfamily of insects in the leafhopper family, Cicadellidae. This is currently the second largest leafhopper subfamily based on …

Masked finfoot

The <b>masked finfoot</b> or <b>Asian finfoot</b> (<i>Heliopais personatus</i>) is an aquatic bird from the fresh and brackish wetlands of the eastern Indian subcontinent, …

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CRL

Formal burial in the United States, prior to 1860, was primarily restricted to interment of the body on the grounds of a church or meetinghouse, or …

Bee-eater

The <b>bee-eaters</b> are a group of near-passerine birds in the family <b>Meropidae</b> containing three genera and 27 species. Most species are found in Africa and …

Bee

This article is about the group of flying insects. For other uses, see Bee (disambiguation).<p>"Anthophila" redirects here. For the moth genus, see …

Centrocercus

The <b>sage-grouse</b> are the two species in the bird genus <i>Centrocercus</i>, <i>C. minimus</i> and <i>Centrocercus urophasianus</i>. They are distributed throughout large …

Jerboa

The <b>jerboa</b> (from Arabic: جربوع‎ <i>jarbūʻ</i> ) forms the bulk of the membership of the family Dipodidae. Jerboas are hopping desert rodents found throughout …

Monopod

For the mythological creature, see Monopod (creature).<p>A <b>monopod</b>, also called a <b>unipod</b>, is a single staff or pole used to help support cameras, video …

Scarabaeidae

The family <b>Scarabaeidae</b> as currently defined consists of over 30,000 species of beetles worldwide, often called <b>scarabs</b> or <b>scarab beetles</b>. The …

Monkey beetle

<b>Monkey beetles</b> are scarab beetles, a group of several genera within the tribe Hopliini. The placement of this tribe within the family Scarabaeidae is …

Sirenia

This article is about the taxonomic order. For the band, see Sirenia (band). For the poet, see Hedvig Sirenia.<p>"Seacow" redirects here. For other …

Hyrax

For the dental device, see Palatal expander.<p><b>Hyraxes</b> (from the Greek ὕραξ, <i>hýrax</i>, "shrewmouse"), also called <b>dassies</b>,[1] are small, thickset, …

Railroad worm

A <b>railroad worm</b> is a larva or larviform female adult of a beetle of the genus <i>Phrixothrix</i> in the family Phengodidae, characterized by the possession of …