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  • I'd like to read the article about Arctodus simus, too.

    "No wise fish would go anywhere without a porpoise."

  • In the new Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, I've made my way through several articles over the last week: "Bistahieversor sealeyi, gen. et sp. nov., a new tyrannosauroid from New Mexico and the origin of deep snouts in Tyrannosauroidea"; "A reappraisal of the origin and basal radiation of the Osteichthyes"; and "Demythologizing Arctodus simus, the 'short-faced' long-legged predaceous bear that never was."

    "No wise fish would go anywhere without a porpoise."

  • For years, scientists believed but were unable to prove that greater bamboo lemurs (Prolemur simus) lived in the Torotorofotsy area.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Deus, qui beatos Martyres tuos Ioannem et Thomam veræ fidei et Romanæ Ecclesiæ principatus propugnatores inter Anglos suscitasti: eorum meritis ac precibus concede; ut eiusdem fidei professione, unum omnes in Christo efficiamur et simus.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Non demum artemur malis pro qualitate criminis, sed cum beatis compotes simus perennes caelites.

    Verbum Supernum Prodiens

  • At least 45 species of mammals are found only in the subhumid forest ecoregion and the lowland forest ecoregion of Madagascar and these include, for example, two species of bamboo lemurs (Hapalemur aureus and H. simus).

    Madagascar subhumid forests

  • However, the short, but severe depletion pf large prey may have eliminated Arctodus simus, and Miracinonyx.

    Meteor Strike Update

  • I imagine having an extra set of eyes, ears and teeth would have helped against meat eating heavyweights like arctodus simus, homotherium latidens, panthera leo atrox, smilodon fatalis and who knows, maybe even relict populations of titanis walleri.

    Hunted by Giant Hyenas?

  • The white rhinoceros (‘Rhinoceros simus’ of Burchell), or Mohohu of the Bechuanas, is quite extinct here, and will soon become unknown in the country to the south.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • We saw specimens of the kuabaoba, or straight-horned rhinoceros (‘R. Oswellii’), which is a variety of the white (‘R. simus’); and we found that, from the horn being projected downward, it did not obstruct the line of vision, so that this species is able to be much more wary than its neighbors.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa


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