Tapir

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Name: Tapir
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Government Moving Forward With Anti-Piracy Mandate For ISPs

angry tapir (1463043) writes Australia is moving closer to a regime under which ISPs will be forced to block access to websites whose "dominant purpose" is to facilitate copyright violations. A secret government discussion paper (PDF) has been leaked ... [Published Slashdot - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

San Antonio Zoo celebrates animal's 23rd birthday

SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Zoo celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, but another party on the list belonged to Kruz, a Malaysian Tapir who turned 23 years old Friday.Tapirs are herbivorous mammals that look a lot like a combination of a pig ... [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How’s this fur a way to keep cool: 30 great pictures of animals coping with the hot weather

Meet the Midlands’ coolest critters.Animals at zoos across the region are not exactly wild about the current hot spell.But they and their keepers have been making a lolly good effort to beat the heat.Here we look at how creatures at Dudley Zoo, Drayton ... [Published Birmingham Mail - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Days out

Giving a rhino a bath might seem a daunting task, although probably not as challenging as getting up close to a Bengal tiger, or even stretching to hand-feed a full-grown giraffe. But all of these are great ways to find out how some of the more exotic ... [Published Bristol Post - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Bristol, Llama, Reptile
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

President Energy - Lapacho adds to Jacaranda drilling

President Energy spudded the historic Jacaranda well on 16 June. Jacaranda is the first well to be drilled in Paraguay in many years and is the first in a three-well programme that has the potential to de-risk over 1bnboe of gross unrisked resources across ... [Published Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Tapir, Paraguay, Petroleum
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY HELPS SPREAD A LITTLE LOVE AT THE CURRAGHS WILDLIFE PARK

When bosses at the Curraghs Wildlife Park found new partners for two lovelorn residents, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company was on hand to lend its support.In the past few weeks the Company has helped transfer a male Red Panda and a female Brazilian ... [Published Isle News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Hedgehog fossil could offer ancient window to the future; Re-creation of Mars in lab hints at water

Hedgehog fossil could offer ancient window to the futureThe fossil of an ancient hedgehog just 2 inches long, no bigger than a shrew, has been discovered in British Columbia. When Jaelyn Eberle, a paleontologist at the University of Colorado, first examined ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Manitoba man discovers new species of prehistoric mammals

Millions of years after dinosaurs became extinct mammals began their ascent to the top of the food chain. Much of that time is a mystery, but Brandon researcher Dr. David Greenwood has helped to make it a little clearer.Greenwood uncovered prehistoric ... [Published CTV News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 26 reports

Fossil Of Tiniest Known Hedgehog Species Found In British Columbia

Image Caption: This is a reconstruction of the early Eocene (52 million-year-old) fauna that inhabited the rainforest around a northern British Colombia lake. The tapiroid Heptodon drinks in the shallows, while the small proto-hedgehog Silvacola acares ... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

GREEN: Plight of the Malayan tapir

Often misidentified, the tapir needs our attention if its existence is to be safeguarded, writes Intan Maizura Ahmad Kamal“COME out, come out! It’s here,” the frantic knocking on my chalet door and the excited shouts coming from outside my window make ... [Published New Straits Times - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 6 reports

Bigfoot hair samples tested: Did DNA reveal any key creature discoveries?

DNA testing of supposed Bigfoot hair samples appear to be putting a dent in the fun in the search for the creature. People have spent years searching and analyzing supposed finds, but now results from DNA testing of more than 30 hair samples indicate ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

MNS kicks off a tapir conservation programme at Taman Negara resort

AN ADULT wild tapir appeared unperturbed by the presence of humans and the fanfare from the launch of the tapir conservation in Mutiara Resort Taman Negara when it gatecrashed the launch of a tapir conservation programme, recently.“That would be Tahan, ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 01 2014]

Quotes

...secret government discussion paper (PDF) has been leaked and proposes a system of website blocking and expanded liability for ISPs when it comes to "reasonable steps that can be taken ... to discourage or reduce online copyright infringement."
"He has stolen my heart," Dearstine said. "I'm so glad I have the opportunity to educate people on what he is, and why he is amazing."
Assistant curator Richard Brown said: "We always adapt our work to weather conditions whatever time of year, but as the temperature rises it’s a constant requirement to make sure a wide variety of species stay cool, particularly when it’s as hot as it has been in the past few days."
...to find that although some areas near the river have been cleared for pasture, most of the Rio Roosevelt remains as pristine as it was in 1914. "We saw the same wildlife Roosevelt did – monkeys, caiman alligators, electric eels, cobras, peccaries, tapirs, capybaras, giant otters and even a jaguar. And the jungle supplemented our trail rations as it did his with piranha, catfish, heart of palm and Brazil nuts." said Dave

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Belize City teacher found dead in his house…was... [Published Channel 5 Belize - Jul 26 2014]
Australian Government Moving Forward With Anti-... [Published Slashdot - Jul 26 2014]
San Antonio Zoo celebrates animal's 23rd birthday [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 25 2014]
The Sumatran Rhino: Another 200 years? It's you... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 25 2014]
How’s this fur a way to keep cool: 30 great pic... [Published Birmingham Mail - Jul 25 2014]
Days out [Published Bristol Post - Jul 25 2014]
President Energy - Lapacho adds to Jacaranda dr... [Published Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Achenbach: Where have all the animals gone? [Published Washington Post - Jul 24 2014]
“A Shocking Sabbath Carnival of Death” [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY HELPS SPREAD A... [Published Isle News - Jul 21 2014]
Hedgehog fossil could offer ancient window to t... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 20 2014]
Mini hedgehog, tiny tapir fossils found in Canada [Published Japan Times - Jul 19 2014]
Beautiful Belize - The Jewel of Central America [Published PropertyShowrooms.com - Jul 18 2014]
Monkey island, giant lily pads and bicycle boat... [Published Colombia Reports - Jul 17 2014]
Bigfoot Unmasked [Published National Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
The Great Alpine Road [Published Relax.com.sg - Jul 17 2014]
Nicaragua News Bulletin (July 15, 2014) [Published NicaNet - Jul 17 2014]
Wilderness Classroom canoe the Rio Roosevelt [Published Examiner.com - Jul 17 2014]
The Steam Packet helps spread a little love at ... [Published Isleofman.com - Jul 16 2014]
Australian Electoral Commission Refuses To Rele... [Published Slashdot - Jul 16 2014]
The Great Alpine Road [Published SG Travellers - Jul 15 2014]
Ancient shark teeth give clues to future of Arc... [Published Environmental Research Web - Jul 15 2014]
Adventurers complete 400-mile journey along rar... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Jul 14 2014]
DVD previews: ‘Rio2,’ ‘Under the Skin’ [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 12 2014]
CU-Boulder researcher identifies tiny new hedge... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Jul 12 2014]
U.S., Europe must not forget about Bosnia [Published CNN - Jul 11 2014]
Amazon Seeks US Exemption To Test Delivery Drones [Published Slashdot - Jul 11 2014]
Better Understanding Arctic Climate Change Base... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 10 2014]
Manitoba man discovers new species of prehistor... [Published CTV News - Jul 10 2014]
Shark teeth analysis provides detailed new look... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
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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 ...
[tt] TLS 5795: Barbara J. King: The way life th... [Published TranshumanTech - May 08 2014]
TLS 5795: Barbara J. King: The way life thinksPublished: 23 April 2014Barbara J. King is a biological anthropologist at the College of William andMary, Virginia. Her books include Being with Animals: Why we are obsessedwith the furry, scaly, feathered ...
[tt] First International Festival of Technosham... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 06 2014]
This event will take place in Arraial d'Ajuda, Bahia, Brazil. Thepeople behind the event describe it like this:"Tecnoshamans from the entire world put their energies in movement tomake the 1st International Tecnoshamanism Festival happen from April23rd ...
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