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Moa

moa

(Science: paleontology) Any one of several very large extinct species of wingless birds belonging to dinornis, and other related genera, of the suborder Dinornithes, found in new Zealand.

They are allied to the apteryx and the ostrich. They were probably exterminated by the natives before new Zealand was discovered by Europeans. Some species were much larger than the ostrich.

Origin: Native name.


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Ace Inhibitors

how does ace inhibitors increase nitric oxide? I looked at the MOA and ACE-I drugs block bradykinin which makes NO and tpa. I know tpa goes down but NO is suppose to go up after taking an ace inhibitor?? How can NO increase? Help please?

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by zmike
Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:02 am
 
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Re: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness

Oh I forgot to mention Moa/ hasst's eagle will be linked together. Just designing the Moa first so wanted a bit of feedback on that :)

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by PlecPicker
Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:00 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness
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Extinction - Raising conservation awareness

Moa is predator?

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by JackBean
Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:46 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness
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Extinction - Raising conservation awareness

... *Panthera tigris virgata (Caspian Tiger) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caspian_tiger *Dinornis novaezealandiae (North Island Giant Moa) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Island_Giant_Moa I'd love to here your opinions and add a few more creatures to the list :)

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by PlecPicker
Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:39 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness
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What are your country's endemic animals?

"Wouldn't it be awful if our own national icon were to die out?" Give it time the developers are working on it, you have already lost the Moa one of the large "Ratite" group, many of your Parrots are endangered just like here in Australia but not only Australia .......Globally!!! ...

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by vk4vfx
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What are your country's endemic animals?
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