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The Musée Dupuytren is a museum of anatomical items illustrating diseases and malformations. It is located in Paris, France, and open weekdays except holidays and university vacations. The museum was installed in the old refectory of the Cordeliers Convent, gathering collections from throughout the faculty. Its first catalog was compiled between 1836 and 1842, and listed about a thousand specimens. By the late 1870s the museum contained over six thousand pieces.
by Maryam on Tuesday, December 03, 2013 No Comments
Five Flower Lake (also summoned the Wuhua Hai) is one of 118 lakes in Jiuzhaigou Valley Nature Reserve, positioned in the north of Sichuan, China. It is the most adorable lake in the valley and is supposed as one of the amazing item of Jiuzhaigou. Five Flower Lake is examined as one of the most adorable lakes in the world due to its breathtaking colors which are a issue of its lake-bottom travertine and colorful algae.
by Maryam on Monday, December 02, 2013 Comments Off
New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses – that of the North Island and the South Island and numerous smaller islands. The Economist conceived an catalogue displaying the nations where women are most probable to be treated identically at work founded on the labor-force participation rate, the salary gap, the percentage of women in older occupations, and the cost of progeny care in evaluation to salaries, amidst other factors. New Zealand arrives out on top.
by Maryam on Thursday, November 21, 2013 No Comments
The Kakapo also called owl parrot, is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea endemic to New Zealand. It has finely blotched yellow-green plumage, a distinct facial disc of sensory, vibrissa-like feathers, a large grey beak, short legs, large feet, and wings and a tail of relatively short length. It is the onlu flightless and heaviest parrot.
by Maryam on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 No Comments
Sea cucumbers are echinoderms from the class Holothuroidea. They are marine animals with a leathery skin and an elongated body containing a single, branched gonad. Sea cucumbers are found on the sea floor worldwide. Like all echinoderms, sea cucumbers have an endoskeleton just below the skin, calcified structures that are usually reduced to isolated microscopic ossicles joined by connective tissue. In some species these can sometimes be enlarged to flattened plates, forming an armour. In pelagic species such as Pelagothuria natatrix (Order Elasipodida, family Pelagothuriidae), the skeleton and a calcareous ring are absent.
by Maryam on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 No Comments
The Surinam toad or star-fingered toad is a species of frog in the Pipidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.Its feet are broadly webbed with the front toes having small, star-like appendages. Specimens of close to 20 cm (8 in) in length have been recorded, although 10-13 cm (4-5 in) is a typical size. The Surinam toad has minute eyes, no teeth and no tongue.