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(Science: geography) The general name for north america, central america, and south america unspecified or combined.

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Springhill Group - Asian frogs becoming extinct, biologists

... which has wiped out whole populations within the space of a few years. But while conservation and monitoring efforts have so far focused on the Americas and Europe, little work has yet been done in the world's most populous continent, with the result that many amphibian species there are as ...

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by justinbibe88
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Springhill Group - Asian frogs becoming extinct, biologists
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Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science

... modern paleontology and finding the deserts full of dinosaur skeletons so this is a large part of how the science of paleontology began in the Americas. Below you can see the modern museum/shrine Reverend Hitchcock earned to go with his statue (lower-right of center) with major trace-fossil ...

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by GaryGaulin
Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science
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Why are people so in love with tetrapods?

I visited the Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans today, and was privileged to see many beautiful organisms. I noticed something while I was there: People care a hell of a lot more about tetrapod vertebrates than they do about fish and ...

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by alextemplet
Fri May 15, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why are people so in love with tetrapods?
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... discovered something at least similar to indicate the presence of large apes in North America. So far, the only ape fossils ever discovered in the Americas have been humans. Lack of fossils isn't complete disproof but it's cause for skepticism, at least.

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by alextemplet
Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sasquatch
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Views: 1121


... Ameba right..."Ameoba" is the British way of spelling it ;) Are you daft it's English not British! It's like me saying that it's the americas way of saying it!

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by flissfloss
Thu Nov 08, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cells
Replies: 17
Views: 11774
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