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Children's Killer Preyed On Victims For Two Years

The gruesome tale of sexual abuse and serial killing of dozens of children that has shocked India got even weirder with the discovery of more skeletal //remains and revelations that the main culprit was a rich businessman from Punjab who preyed on his innocent victims for almost two years. Po...

Open Letter to Speaker Pelosi on Approval of Mental Health Parity

...ou should resign." Americans are routinely lied to in this regard and their right to informed consent is universally abrogated. They are coerced and preyed upon by government schools, Child Protective Services, Departments of Child and Family Services, family and juvenile courts. If they resist such label...

Early Man Was A Prey Rather Than A Predator

... confuse them by scattering. There are a number of reasons that living in groups is beneficial for animals that otherwise would be very prone to being preyed upon," he concluded. Contact: Neil Schoenherr nschoenherr@wustl.edu 314-935-5235 Washington University in St. Louis Source: Eurekalert ...
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New phorid fly species turns red imported fire ants into 'zombies'

... fall off and the parasite emerges," said Ludwig, , AgriLife Extension integrated pest management specialist. Previously released phorid flies only preyed on ants in disturbed mounds. In contrast, the species, Pseudacteon obtusus, that Ludwig released in April is attracted to foraging red imported fire a...

Climate change threatens Lake Baikal's unique biota

...ice cover for their reproduction and growth. The diatoms constitute the principal food of tiny crustaceans abundant in the lake, and these are in turn preyed upon by the lake's fish. Moreover, the crustaceans could be affected by changes in the transparency of the ice, an expected result of shifting precipi...

Turtles no longer turned into souvenirs

...minican Republic. Over the last century, millions have been killed for the tortoiseshell markets of Europe, the United States and Asia. Today they are preyed upon by poachers mainly for their shells, which are made into souvenirs and sold to tourists, millions of whom visit the country, mostly from North Am...

Diversity among parasitic wasps is even greater than suspected

... to a single species were actually several different species, each of which preyed on only one or two species of caterpillar hosts. "The most extreme case ...thors wrote. Barcoding revealed that instead of being a single species that preyed on 32 different species of related caterpillars, as was previously thought,...

New book further supports controversial theory of 'Man the Hunted'

...t all costs." Approximately 6 percent to 10 percent of early humans were preyed upon according to evidence that includes teeth marks on bones, talon marks ...roups is beneficial for animals that otherwise would be very prone to being preyed upon." ...

Rats on islands disrupt ecosystems from land to sea, researchers find

...ude Croll, Tershy, and Erika Zavaleta, assistant professor of environmental studies at UCSC. "This is a large-scale analysis showing that rats have preyed on 75 species of seabirds in 10 families on islands throughout the world. The hardest hit seabirds are the small, hole-nesting species like petrels an...

First wind turbines on Galapagos Islands will halve diesel imports, reduce risk of future oil spills

...os Petrel has been declared critically endangered by the World Conservation Union (IUCN). The petrel nests in burrows where its eggs and chicks are preyed upon by rats and cats, non-native species first introduced to the islands via pirate and other ships. Petrel nesting areas are located in the highlan...

Marsupial lion tops African lion in fight to death

... Certainly, T carnifex was seriously over-engineered for dispatching small prey. These new findings support the conclusion that the creature regularly preyed on relatively large species and was able to effect quick kills and withstand large forces generated by large struggling prey. Hypothetically, had a...

Biologically inspired sensors can augment sonar, vision system in submarines

... To find prey and avoid being preyed upon, fish rely on a row of specialized sensory organs along the sides of their bodies, called the lateral line. Now, a research team led by Chang Liu...
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