ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PYGMY
Pigmeis the Pygmies, from Latin Pygmaeus a Pygmy, from Greek pugmaios undersized, from pugmē fist.
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And I like pygmy goats, because they're just lovely, and ducks.
Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
For years, European leaders have pointed out that Europe is an economic giant, but a military pygmy.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYGMY»
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Agent Number 67, nicknamed Pygmy for his diminutive size, arrives in the United States from his totalitarian homeland.
Intimate Fathers: The Nature and Context of Aka Pygmy
This systematic study of non-Western fathers' roles in infant care focuses on the Aka pygmies of central Africa
Pygmy marmosets are the tiniest members of the monkey family. From food to homes to behavior, learn the facts on these pint-sized primates.
Faunal Extinction in an Island Society: Pygmy
This report summarises the results of archaeological investigations at the site of Aetokremnos in southern Cyprus and assess the evidence for human involvement in the extinction of the pygmy hippo, once native to the island.
--Laura Mullen, author of After I Was Dead and The Surface. Julie Becker's PYGMY is a rollicking collection of determinedly honest poems.
The Last Ape: Pygmy
Chimpanzee Behavior and Ecology
"Written by one of the world's principal specialists on the pygmy chimpanzee, this is the first comprehensive work on the last of the African great apes to be studied in the wild.
Due to their extreme similarity in size, plumage, and lifestyle, I combined the
species information on the ferruginous pygmy-owl and the northern pygmy-owl.
FERRUGINOUS PYGMY-OWL (GLAUCIDIUM BRASILJANUM ) The ferruginous
Manual of Exotic Pet Practice
Salmonella Tilene has been reported to cause enteritis in the African pygmy
hedgehog.42,43 However, hedgehogs may also be subclinical carriers.
European hedgehogs have also been reported to be infected with a variety of
Mark A. Mitchell, Thomas N. Tully, 2009
rabbit surveys on state lands in Oregon
Table 3. Comparison of average clay and sand content of soil among active and
inactive pygmy rabbit sites, and unoccupied sites. Status N Clay(%) Sand (%)
Active Inactive No rabbits ...
The pill, pygmy
chimps, and Degas' horse: the autobiography ...
The inventor of the pill and antihistamines describes how he synthesized cortisone and the pill at the age of twenty-eight, and chronicles his career and his metamorphosis into a socially conscious scientist. 15,000 first printing. $25,000 ...
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Mother and calf pygmy sperm whales wash ashore in Myrtle Beach …
A crowd gathers around a juvenile Pygmy sperm whale on the beach near the Apache Pier. Two Pygmy sperm whales, an adult cow and her calf, beached ... «Myrtle Beach Sun News, Jul 15»
From Pygmy Hunting Songs To Taylor Swift, What Makes Music …
This collection of universal features connects "Do-Re-Mi" from The Sound of Music to a Pygmy hunting dance and Taylor Swift's hit "Shake It Off" to Palestinian ... «NPR, Jul 15»
Baby Pygmy Hippo in Australia Makes His 1st Public Splash
A pygmy hippopotamus calf has splashed into the water with his mom for the first time in front of viewers at the Melbourne Zoo in Australia. At first, the 3-week-old ... «ABC News, Jun 15»
Hippopotamus calf takes to the water for the first time
A pygmy hippopotamus calf has taken to the water for the first time with his mother at Melbourne Zoo. His keeper, Justin Valentine, said Obi had been gaining ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
Newborn pygmy hippo takes baby steps at Melbourne zoo – video
A baby pygmy hippopotamus has made an arrival at Melbourne zoo, the first to be born there since 1981. Two weeks after the calf's birth, zookeepers are ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
Australia gift to Britain's new princess to help pygmy possums
"The Mountain Pygmy-possum is Australia's only hibernating marsupial. There are fewer than 2,000 left in the wild," Abbott said of the endangered animal which ... «Yahoo News, May 15»
Viking's Choice: Pygmy Lush, 'On A Plain (Nirvana Cover)'
Like Thou, Pygmy Lush contributes to the series again, forever delaying whatever brothers Mike and Chris Taylor — who, yes, were in pg. 99 — and crew have ... «NPR, Apr 15»
Swedish pygmy monkeys become latest victims of diplomatic spat …
The owner of Skansen Zoo, Jonas Wahlstrom, was supposed to transfer two pairs of pygmy marmoset monkeys to a small zoo outside Riyadh in May, but he told ... «International Business Times UK, Apr 15»
3-week-old African pygmy goats debut at Maryland Zoo
The zoo said Chloe and Clark were born March 10 to the zoo's pygmy goat pair, Lex and Lois. The zoo said the babies have been behind closed doors since ... «WBAL Baltimore, Apr 15»
Here's an Adorable Newborn Pygmy Hippo Just Doing His Thing
The Zoological Society of London's Whipsnade Zoo has released adorable footage of the newest member of its family, a male pygmy hippo calf. The baby's mom ... «TIME, Jan 15»