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  • Not just one moon but all the moons of polyphemus was being studied by a huge amount of Earth's scientist, not just one ship from earth went to space heading to Pandora, but several scattered to ALL the moons with a Head scientist for each moon.

    Will Future ‘Avatar’ Movies Focus On Pandora’s Neighboring Moons? » MTV Movies Blog

  • Butch Norden has identified it as a Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus).

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The tide was out, and there were dead horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) everywhere, dozens of them.

    "We are accidents, waiting to happen."

  • Isaiah thought of the spawning grounds of theLimulus polyphemus (horseshoe crab); great boxy mounds on the seashore, their tapered spikes all pointing toward one ineffable purpose.

    The Club

  • Butch Norden has identified it as a Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus.

    Gopher tortoise in Florida

  • Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), Florida, United States.

    Southeastern conifer forests

  • Mature long-leaf pine forests are of particular importance to endangered species such as the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) and the declining gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus).

    Southeastern conifer forests

  • With about sixty cocoons of _Telea polyphemus_ I only obtained three pairings, which I attribute solely to the weakness of the moths, as the weather was all that could be desired for the pairings.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882

  • On the trees were to be seen -- _Attacus cynthia_ (the Ailantus silkworm), the rearing of which was, as usual, most successful; _Samia cecropia_ and _Samia gloveri_, from America; also hybrids of _Gloveri cecropia_ and _Cecropia gloveri_; _Samia promethea_ and _Telea polyphemus_;

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882

  • I've got to decide whether to use cecropia or polyphemus before long.

    The Harvester

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