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  • Otherwise, it is likely that Federico or one of his ministers would have been present to point out specific images and details in a manner akin to the medieval presentation of "ornatus" in a religious shrine.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • The perfumed, white-petalled flowers of actaea, horace and ornatus used to be a good source of income around Easter and they still flower every year among the dog's mercury, emerging ferns and bluebells.

    Country diary: St Dominic, Tamar Valley

  • Other large mammals found in the area include the woolly or mountain tapir (Tapirus pinchaque, EN) and the spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus, VU), which is the only bear in South America and is endemic to this hotspot.

    Biological diversity in the Tropical Andes

  • There are also a number of near-endemic amphibians, species found also on lower hills near Yaoundé (and some on Mt Cameroon): Leptodactylodon ornatus, Hyperolius koehleri, H. kuligae, Kassina decorata, Leptopelis modestus, Werneria mertensi, Wolterstorffina parvipalmata.

    Cameroonian Highlands forests

  • I think that if Oscar Wilde were to have a Lycaenops ornatus skeletal diagram on the wall of his study it would be this one.

    Archive 2009-04-26

  • Other larger mammals include north Andean huemul Hippocamelus antisensis (DD), spectacled bear Tremarctos ornatus (VU), jaguar Panthera onca, jaguarundi Felis yagouaroundi and possibly tapir Tapirus pinchaque (EN).

    Rio Abiseo National Park, Peru

  • More than ten percent of the animal and plant species found at Sierra de la Laguna are endemic such as the ornate shrew (Sorex ornatus).

    Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests

  • Additionally, two bats are considered endangered (Chalinolobus neocaledonicus and Miniopterus robustior), and two more are vulnerable (long-tailed fruit bat, Notopteris macdonaldi, and ornate flying-fox, Pteropus ornatus).

    New Caledonia rain forests

  • Ten mammal species have been recorded, including spectacled bear Tremarctos ornatus (V), puma Felis concolor incarum, mountain cat F. pajeros, white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus and the vicuna Vicugna vicugna (V) are important indigenous species, but all have been heavily hunted in the past.

    Huascaran National Park, Peru

  • The avifauna comprises 333 species, representing 63 of the 74 families in Guatemala, and includes ocellated turkey Agriocharis ocellata (LR), Sarcorhamphus papa, Crax rubra, Penelope purpurascens, red macaw Ara macao, jaribu stork Jaribu mycteria and many others, including crested eagle Spizaetus ornatus.

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala

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