Tapir

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First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Discovering Denver and the Surrounding Mountains

By Ashley McCredieDiscover WildlifeDenver Zoo, which is voted one of the top zoos in the US year after year, is home to 3,500 animals and the new Elephant Passage which is 10 acres of exhibits dedicated to unique, endangered Asian elephants, rhinos, tapirs, ... [Published Great Family Vacation Destinations - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Group urges textbook recycling

Environmentalists yesterday called on the Ministry of Education to formulate policies to encourage the reuse of textbooks in an effort to raise awareness about the amount of paper used to print the material in the wake of the introduction of the nation’s ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

And Finally

Furness Abbey is taking a trip into the past with a medieval fair.Attractions include a weapons demonstration, a hog roast, a gargoyle hunt and talks about conservation of the abbey.The First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, has taken the Ice Bucket ... [Published itv.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Activists urge release of farmers in Palembang

Scores of farmers and activists convened at Palembang District Court on Thursday and demanded the release of six of their colleagues charged with damaging forests in the Dangku Wildlife Reserve.“We call on the judges to understand that the forest areas ... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Consumer Watchdog Takes Valve To Court

angry tapir writes The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, a government funded watchdog organization, is taking Valve to court. The court action relates to Valve's Steam distribution service. According to ACCC allegations, Valve misled Australian ... [Published Slashdot - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

GPS helps study relationship between Amazonian mineral licks and tapirs

This technology that has been used for the first time in the Colombian region has been useful for monitoring movements of these mammals for eight months with the purpose of determining the effect that places known as Salados (mineral licks) have on their ... [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Narendra Modi Inducted into Parliamentary Board

Narendra Modi ReutersThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced the new team of parliamentary board members who will lead the party in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi has been inducted into BJP's parliamentary ... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Baby Brazilian tapir on display at Richmond zoo

The baby Brazilian tapir at the Metro Richmond Zoo is now on display.The best times to see the tapir are morning and late afternoon, when it is most active, said zoo owner Jim Andelin. The baby tends to sleep or go into an indoor enclosure during the ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Tapir, Owner
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

An Endangered Animal Pays an Unexpected Visit to Residents in Seremban’s Sri Carcosa

Photo Credit: The StarThe affluent neighbourhood of Sri Carcosa’s gated community in Seremban faced and caught an “endangered” intruder who effortlessly breached the tightly-controlled security in the middle of the night when the security guards were ... [Published ExpatGoMalaysia.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 6 reports

President Energy Claims Success With Well In Paraguay

Latin American focused President Energy has successfully drilled a proof of concept well which establishes a hydrocarbon province in Devonian source rock in the Pirity Basin onshore in Paraguay.Announcing the results from its operated drilling program, ... [Published E&P Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 3 reports

Video: Chester Zoo's first male baby tapir in 8 years

A male tapir calf Zathras is the first male tapir to born at Chester Zoo in eight years. Chester Zoo has enjoyed good breeding success with tapirs in the past including Zathras' father Cuzco. ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 09 2014]
Entities: Tapir
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 5 reports

Video: Baby tapir born in Chester Zoo

Curator of mammals, Tim Rowlands, said: "At the moment Zathras looks a bit like a little humbug. His brown coat currently features lots of white stripes and spots which will eventually disappear as he gets to around six-to-nine months old." Chester Zoo, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 07 2014]

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In return, he nominated Prime Minister David Cameron remarking that he "saw him in a wetsuit the other day so I know he's got the equipment"
...The probe added the firepower of biotechnology to a debate that has been raging for decades. "On the one hand, numerous reports including eye-witness and footprint evidence, point to the existence of large unidentified primates in many regions of the world" its authors said
"It doesn't get any better than this - soon we'll have three calves at Dublin Zoo, which is unheard of."
"She’ll close her eyes and tilt her head back when we’re rubbing the oil onto her skin and often roll onto her back for a tummy tickle,” said Dunn. “We also brush her hair and skin to bring out its natural oils and because of her relaxed nature; we’re able to perform a hands-on health check of her feet, ears, eyes and body."

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Canal Plans–Disaster for the Environment? [Published Epoch Times - Sep 01 2014]
Study Shows Where On The Planet New Roads Shoul... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 01 2014]
Discovering Denver and the Surrounding Mountains [Published Great Family Vacation Destinations - Sep 01 2014]
Group urges textbook recycling [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 31 2014]
And Finally [Published itv.com - Aug 30 2014]
Yeti, Big Foot debunked: DNA reveals the bear f... [Published Business Recorder - Aug 30 2014]
Activists urge release of farmers in Palembang [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 30 2014]
Saving Brazil’s Atlantic Forest?–Quite Affordable [Published Epoch Times - Aug 29 2014]
Things You Need to Know About Clovis Culture [Published Buzzle.com - Aug 29 2014]
Australian Consumer Watchdog Takes Valve To Court [Published Slashdot - Aug 29 2014]
The Children’s Eternal Rainforest [Published Alive - Aug 28 2014]
Goodbye pariah state, hello Garden of Eden: How... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 28 2014]
Study shows where on the planet new roads shoul... [Published University of Cambridge - Aug 28 2014]
Global 'roadmap' shows where to put roads witho... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 27 2014]
GPS helps study relationship between Amazonian ... [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - Aug 27 2014]
Modern conservation shaped by early Amazon expl... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 27 2014]
Narendra Modi Inducted into Parliamentary Board [Published International Business Times India - Aug 27 2014]
Baby Brazilian tapir on display at Richmond zoo [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Aug 27 2014]
Giant pandas celebrate 8th birthday at Zoo Negara [Published Astro Awani - Aug 24 2014]
Back on her feet, baby Clodagh joins the Fota herd [Published Irish Independent - Aug 23 2014]
An Endangered Animal Pays an Unexpected Visit t... [Published ExpatGoMalaysia.com - Aug 22 2014]
Spring cleaning: Taronga's unusual looking Tapi... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 22 2014]
Tapir pays a surprise visit [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 22 2014]
Tapir wanders into housing area [Published New Straits Times - Aug 21 2014]
Portland's Hippest New Pets! [Published Portland Mercury - Aug 21 2014]
Jaguar » [Published Defenders of Wildlife - Aug 20 2014]
Corporate world makes no bones about selling to... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 19 2014]
Singapore Travel Guide, Exploring Singapore Zoo [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 17 2014]
Demi Lardner: Birds With Human Lips Gilded Ball... [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 17 2014]
Animal Kingdoms answer to Sleeping Beauty [Published Cumbria Crack - Aug 16 2014]
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18 Undeniable Reasons This Baby Tapir Is The Cu... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 08 2014]
Life sure is grand when you’re barely a week old. "I'm Zathras, the first baby boy to be born at Chester Zoo in eight years." Chester Zoo "Here I am exploring my new world, which is different than where I'm from in South America." Tapirs are ...
Star of Colombia receives international protection [Published WWF - Environmental News - Aug 04 2014]
Colombia: One of the most important wetlands in the world will now be protected from mining threats after it was declared internationally valued following an announcement by the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos.The Inirida Fluvial Star located ...
The Plot Thickens: Bigfoot Does Not Exist, Yeti... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Jul 08 2014]
After extensive DNA testing of hair samples attributed to Bigfoot and Yetis, scientists have successfully identified the animals they actually came from . Of course (and despite my misleading title), just because the hair samples attributed to Bigfoot ...
Meet the one creature that isn’t bothered by cl... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 02 2014]
Let’s look at a list of animals threatened by climate change, shall we? Polar bears, elephants, sea-turtles, tigers, islands, Florida, tree-frogs, orangutans … You know what, just go to the nearest zoo and add everything you see to the list. But there ...
Timber Concessions in Sumatra Have High Conserv... [Published The Borneo Project - May 28 2014]
Five industrial plantation forest concessions that supply timber to PT Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in South Sumatra are areas of high conservation value inhabited by endangered Sumatran tigers and other endemic wildlife. Read more below to find out how ...
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