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  • Look at you, so gorgeous, it begins, as a long-beaked, long-legged blue bird admires her baby.

    When the World Outdoors Springs to Life

  • Consider the case of the Yangtze River dolphin, a long-beaked, nearly blind cetacean also known as the baiji, that inhabited about 1,000 linear miles of a single river in southeast China.

    Scientists work hard to avoid declaring a species extinct

  • They called him Doctor Heron because he could find and solve any problem, any jinx, just like a long-beaked heron spearing a fish.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Published: June 9, 2009 The long-beaked echidna is one of the oldest, rarest, shyest, silliest-looking yet potentially most illuminating mammals on earth.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Brainy Echidna Proves Looks Aren't Everything

  • The long-beaked echidna is one of the oldest, rarest, shyest, silliest-looking yet potentially most illuminating mammals on earth. '

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Brainy Echidna Proves Looks Aren't Everything

  • Attenborough's long-beaked echidna - One of the few egg-laying mammals, the species is believed to be restricted to a single peak in the Cyclops mountains in the Indonesian province of Papua.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • "Others include the egg-laying long-beaked echidna; the mouse-like long-eared jerboa which has the largest ear to body ratio of any mammal; and the world's smallest mammal, the bumblebee bat." ...

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The Arfak long-beaked echidna (Zaglossus bruijni) was considered endangered before it was split from the Papuan echidna (Zaglossus bartoni), and presumably it would still be considered so because it is a focal prey item for humans.

    Vogelkop montane rain forests

  • The Arfak long-beaked echidna (Zaglossus bruijni) was considered endangered before it was split from the Papuan echidna (Zaglossus bartoni) and presumably would still be considered so because it is a focal prey item for humans.

    Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests

  • The long-beaked gene is passed to the next generation and the next, because birds can coexist with the insect-gathering birds by using a different niche.

    AP Environmental Science Chapter 5- The Biosphere

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