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He soon, however, turned his attention to metaphysics and psychology, and for the North American Review and later for the National he wrote philosophical essays on the lines of Mill, Darwin and Spencer.
You wanted all kinds of North American wildlife on your safari.
Alex planned to make it a safari of North American wildlife.
White tailed deer, as well as an abundance of smaller wildlife already frequented the ranch, so his North American Safari had its foundation.
The above description applies to all European and North American tadpoles, and to the great majority of those known from the tropics.Advertisement
While it has been customary to describe the Miocene flora of Europe as of a North American type, it would be more accurate to describe the latter as having in great measure preserved its Miocene character.
On reaching the North American coast, he proceeded northward, fixed the position of the western extremity of America and surveyed Bering Strait.
The Lap- surface of the North American arch is sagged down- worth's wards in the middle into a central depression which fold= lies between two long marginal plateaus, and these theory.
In any case the various Nearctic subdivisions completely merge into each other, just as is to be expected from the physical configuration and other bionomic conditions of the North American continent.
In 1776 he was appointed to the command of the North American station.Advertisement
Stejneger and was founded on Elliot Coues's Key to North American Birds.
Two Boston periodicals (one no longer so) that still hold an exceptional position in periodical literature, the North American Review (1815) and the Atlantic Monthly (1857), date from this period.
As ancestors of the Artiodactyle section of the Ungulata, we may look to forms more or less closely related to the North American Lower Eocene genera Mioclaenus and Pantolestes, respectively typifying the families Mioclaenidae and Pantolestidae.
A third type of Condylarthra from the North American Lower Eocene is represented by the family Meniscotheriidae, including the genera Meniscotherium and Hyracops.
The domestic dogs of some North American Indian tribes closely resemble the coyote; the black wolfdog of Florida resembles the black wolf of the same region; the sheepdogs of Europe and Asia resemble the wolves of those countries, whilst the pariah dog of India is closely similar to the Indian wolf.Advertisement
From early times up to the present day Friends have laboured for the welfare of the North American Indians.
Afterward going westward from Lake Athabasca and through the Peace river, he reached the Pacific Ocean, being the first white man to cross the North American continent, north of Mexico.
In the Amynodontidae, represented by the North American Middle Eocene Amynodon and Metamynodon, the premolars may be either 4 or g, making the total number of teeth either 44 or 40.
In erratic blocks of sandstone, found on the Disco shore of the Waigat, have been detected a Sigillaria and a species of either Pecopterisor Gleichenia, perhaps of this age; and probably much of the extreme northern coast of Ellesmere Land, and therefore, in all likelihood, the opposite Greenland shore, contains a clearly developed Carboniferous Limestone fauna, identical with that so widely distributed over the North American continent, and referable also to British and Spitsbergen species.
The facies of the fossils is, according to Mr Etheridge, North American and Canadian, though many of the species are British.Advertisement
This club began the publication of a monthly magazine, The Monthly Anthology, which gave way in 1815 to The North American Review.
In 1753 he was made commander of the "Jamaica" sloop, and served in her on the North American station.
In 1756, while still on the North American station, he attained to post rank.
Actively interested with Cyrus Field in the laying of the first Atlantic cable, he was president of the New York, Newfoundland & London Telegraph Company, and his frequent cash advances made the success of the company possible; he was president of the North American Telegraph Company also, which controlled more than one-half of the telegraph lines of the United States.
From 1870 to 1877 he was assistant professor of history at Harvard and from 1870 to 1876 was editor of the North American Review.Advertisement
The group is represented throughout the Old World as far east as Celebes, and has one living North American representative.
Next come the Rupicaprinae, which include several genera of mountain-dwelling ruminants, typified by the European chamois (Rupicapra); the other genera being the Asiatic serow, goral and takin, and the North American Rocky Mountain goat.
Ticknor, Everett and Bigelow were among the members, and were contributors to the organ of the club, the monthly Anthology and Boston Review (1803-1811), the forerunner of the North American Review.
The North American Review, the oldest and most famous of all the American reviews, dates from 1815, and was founded by William Tudor, a member of the previously mentioned Anthology Club.
Some species, however, are alleged to be carnivorous, and a North American form of the genus Hydropsyche is said to spin around the mouth of its burrow a silken net for the capture of small animal organisms living in the water.Advertisement
The colonial policy proper was broken down by the revolt of the North American colonies from Great Britain, and later of Mexico and Central and South America from Spain.
The significance of Parkman's work consists partly in the success with which he has depicted the North-American Indians, those belated children of the Stone Age, who have been so persistently misunderstood alike by romancers, such as Cooper, and by detractors like Dr Palfrey.
On the fall of the Brown-Dorion administration in 1858 he was called on to form a ministry, but declined the task, and became finance minister under Sir John Macdonald and Sir George Cartier on condition that the federation of the British North American provinces should become a part of their programme.
To his diplomacy was due the coalition in 1864 between Macdonald, Brown and Cartier, which carried the federation of the British North American provinces, and throughout the three years of negotiation which followed his was one of the chief influences.
In the case of a North American species it is known that this larval life lasts for seventeen years.Advertisement
The West Atlantic Trough lying on the western side of the Central Rise widens in the north into the North American Basin, and its, greatest depths appears to be in the Porto Rico Trench, where in 1882 Capt.
On the fauna and flora see Vernon Bailey, Biological Survey of Texas (Washington, D.C., 1905) in North American Fauna, No.
Be this as it may, the North American mammals described as Moropus and Morotherium, in the belief that they were ground-sloths, are really referable to the ungulate group Ancylopoda.
The British navy cut off the French from all help from home, and after a gallant struggle, their dominion in Canada was conquered, and the French retired from the North American continent.
A summary account is here given of the American aborigines, who are discussed in more detail under North American Indians.Advertisement
In his family tree of HomoAmericanus Keane follows out such a plan, placing the chief linguistic family names on the main limbs, North American on one side, and South American on the other.
However, looking over the whole field of North American achievement, architectural and non-architectural, composite and monolithic, the palm for boldness, magnitude of proportions and infinity of labour, must go to the sculptured mosaics of Yucatan.
Powell sets forth the laws of real and artificial kinship among the North American tribes, as well as tribal organization and government, the formation of confederacies, and the intricate rules of artificial kinship by which rank and courtesy were established.
Among the Caribs a like social order prevailed; indeed, their family system is identical with the totem system of North American Indians.
They are all small or medium-sized mountain ruminants, for the most part European and Asiatic, but with one North American representative.Advertisement
In the structure of its horns the North American white Rocky Mountain goat (Oreamnus) is very like a serow, from which it differs by its extremely short cannon-bones.
From 1862 to 1866 he commanded the "Pylades" on the North American station, and was then appointed to the command of the "Excellent" and the government of the Royal Naval College at Portsmouth.
In later years he published a few minor volumes of fiction, and a series of severe and also amusing criticisms of Christian Science (pub lished as a book in 1907), and in 1906 he began an autobiography in the North American Review.
The American black bear (Ursus americanus) occurs throughout the wooded parts of the North American continent, whence it is being gradually driven to make room for man.
He was then employed on the North American station, and later (1819), was made commodore and commander-in-chief on the South American station, where his able conduct came prominently into notice.Advertisement
In 1807 he had married Anne Louisa Emily, daughter of Sir George Cranfield Berkeley, under whom he had served on the North American station, and by her he had three daughters, the baronetcy becoming extinct.
In 1848 he was appointed to the command of the North American and West India station, which he retained till 1851.
Fordescriptionsof physical featuresand accounts of natural resources see Reports of the Kentucky Geological Survey, the Biennial Reports of the Bureau of Agriculture, Labor and Statistics, the Reports of the United States Census and various publications of the U.S. Geological Survey, and other publications listed in Bulletin 301 (Bibliography and Index of North American Geology for 1901-1905) and other bibliographies of the Survey.
In January 1820 he assumed the charge of the North American Review, which now became a quarterly; and he was indefatigable during the four years of his editorship in contributing on a great variety of subjects.
Clarke, Charles Schuchert and others have re-entered the study of the Palaeozoic geography of the North American continent with work of astonishing precision.
During the rest of the year, and part of the next, the British and French naval forces in North American waters remained at their respective headquarters, New York and Newport, watching one another.
On the 6th of December Rodney was back at Barbadoes from the North American station, where he was not able to effect anything against the French in Narragansett Bay.
It is frequently found among the tutelary deities of North American dancing or secret societies.
No satisfactory solution of this problem has been reached; but the association of the Great Lakes and other large lakes farther north in Canada with the great North American area of strong and repeated glaciation is highly suggestive.
In every one of the North American colonies there was in operation at that date a system of self-government, in seven colonies under a charter from the Crown.
Under the British North American Act the control of education was reserved for the provincial governments, with a stipulation that all rights enjoyed by denominational schools at the time of confederation should be respected.
The first family is represented by certain peculiar North American rodents known as sewellels, constituting the genus Haplodon (or Aplodon) and the family Haplodontidae and section Haplodontoidea.
The prairie-dogs, or prairie-marmots, Cynomys, are a North American group, in which the five-toed forefeet have the claw of the first as large as that of the fifth toe.
The single existing N genus comprises the European beaver, Castor fiber, of Europe and orthern Asia, and the North American C. canadensis.
As to the ancestral stock of the order, it has been suggested that this is represented by certain Lower Eocene European and North American mammals, at one time regarded as primitive Primates.
In the highly specialized mastoid region of the skull, the North American Oligocene Protoptychus approaches to Dipopodomys, while the contemporary Gymnoptychus and Entoptychus likewise appear referable to the Geomyidae.
The still larger North American Pleistocene Castoroides, known by one species of the size of a bear, and the allied West Indian Amblyrhiza, appear to be specialized beavers, although they have been referred to a family by themselves.
Near akin is the North American Miocene family Mylagaulidae, typified by Mylagaulus, but including Mesogaulus and Protogaulus.
The remarkable North American Ceratogaulus, with a large bony nasal horn, belongs to the same family.
In contradistinction to Titanomys, in which the cheek-teeth are rooted, is the North American Upper Oligocene Palaeolagus, where they are rootless.
In the same way the federation of Swiss cantons, of the states of the North American Union and of the present German Empire have served as means of reducing the number of possible parties to war, and consequently that of its possible occasions.
He practised law in Salem and (after 1827) in Boston, where he was city solicitor in 1827-1846, and wrote much on law and especially on the languages of the North-American Indians.
The northern form of wild turkey, whose habits have been described in much detail by all the chief writers on North American birds, is now extinct in the settled parts of Canada and the eastern states of the Union, where it was once so numerous; and in Mexico the southern form, which would seem to have been never abundant since the conquest, has been for many years rare.
Of the extinct North American peccaries, the typical Dicotyles occur in the Pliocene while the Miocene Bothriolabis, which has tusks of the peccary type, approximates in the structure of its cheek-teeth to the European Miocene genus among the Suinae.
The wants, moreover, of the North American colonies did not escape the attention of Archbishop Laud during his official connexion with them as bishop of London, and he was developing a plan for promoting a local episcopate there when his troubles began and his scheme was interrupted.
P. decandra, the North American Poke Weed or Red Ink plant, grows 5 to io ft.
P. peltatum, the North American mandrake, has large umbrella-like leaves and white flowers; P. pleianthum, from China, purple.
The typical race of this species ranges from New York to Georgia and westward to the Dakotas, but it is represented by a second and darker race in Labrador, and by a third in Canada; while several other North American species have been named.
For example, an indeterminative vowel, a, e, i or u, may be prefixed to any root to form an abstract; thus, from me, " speak," we get e-me, " speech"; from ra, " to go," we get a-ra, " the act of going," &c. In connexion with the very complicated Sumerian verbal system 2 it will be sufficient to note here the practice of infixing the verbal object which is, of course, absolutely alien to Semitic. This phenomenon appears also in Basque and in many North American languages.
These are the Hudson's Bay Co., Russian Fur Co., Alaska Commercial Co., North American Commercial Co., Russian Sealskin Co., Harmony Fur Co., Royal Greenland Fur Co., American Fur Co., Missouri Co.
The North American hares are also dyed black and brown and used in the same way.
The Siberian is smaller than the North American and the Russian still smaller.
In spite of the exacting and severe routine of the Round Hill school, Bancroft contributed frequently to the North American Review and to Walsh's American Quarterly; he also made a translation of Heeren's work on The Politics of Ancient Greece.
The second followed in 1837, and others as the exigencies of public life permitted Supplementary to the first volume was an article published by him in the North American Review for 1835 on "The Documentary History of the Revolution."
The Japanese production is almost entirely green tea for North American use.
In 1873 he was appointed geologist and naturalist to the North American boundary commission, and two years later he joined the staff of the geological survey of Canada, of which he became assistant director in 1883, and director in 1895.
He is best known for his plastic representations of the North American Indian - especially for "The Signal of Peace" in Lincoln Park, Chicago, and "The Medicine Man," in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.
In the manifesto the three ministers asserted that " from the peculiarity of its geographical position, and the considerations attendant upon it, Cuba is as necessary to the North American republic as any of its present members "; spoke of the danger to the United States of an insurrection in Cuba; asserted that " we should be recreant to our duty, be unworthy ingly on his return from England in 1856 he was nominated by the Democrats as a compromise candidate for president, and was elected, receiving 174 electoral votes to 114 for John C. Fremont, Republican, and 8 for Millard Fillmore, American or " Know-Nothing."
Though generally associated with the North American Indians, the practice has been common in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Among the North American Indians scalping was always in the nature of a rite.
Be this as it may, the identification of a North American type of camel from the Tertiary strata of eastern Europe forms another connecting link between the extinct faunas of the northern half of the Old World and North America, and thus tends to show that the claim of America to be the exclusive birthplace of many Old World types may have to be reconsidered.
Apart from Procamelus the foregoing genera are exclusively North American.
In addition to the above there is an extraordinary North American Miocene giraffe-necked camel (Alticamelus), a creature of the size of a giraffe, with similarly elongated neck and limbs, and evidently adapted for browsing on trees.
Again, the remarkable horned North American Oligocene genus Protoceras, while displaying resemblances to Leptomeryx and Leptoreodon, presents also points of similarity to the Tragulina and Pecora (q.v.).
Though his eloquence had done more than anything else to make practicable a union of the British North American provinces, he opposed confederation, largely owing to wounded vanity; but on finding it impossible to obtain from the imperial authorities the repeal of the British North America Act, he refused to join his associates in the extreme measures which were advocated, and on the promise from the Canadian government of better financial terms to his native province, entered (on the 30th of January 1869) the cabinet of Sir John Macdonald as president of the council.
He held this position only till the spring of 1861, but he continued to make the magazine the vehicle of his poetry and of some prose for the rest of his life; his prose, however, was more abundantly presented in the pages of The North American Review during the years 1862-1872, when he was associated with Mr Charles Eliot Norton in its conduct.
The North American Indians fear lest their venerated rattlesnake should incite its kinsfolk to avenge any injury done to it, and when the Seminole Indians begged an English traveller to rid them of one of these troublesome intruders, they scratched him-as a matter of formin order to appease the spirit of the dead snake.
This was ascribed to the naga demi-gods and rajahs of India and to the " king tt, of snakes " among North American Indians.'
Among the North American Indians ecstatic fasting is regularly practised.
Few other rodents have been designedly naturalized, but the North American grey squirrel (Sciurus cinereus) appears to be established as a wild animal in Woburn Park, Bedfordshire, England, and may probably spread thence.
A West Coast cable also connects with Europe and North American states by way of Panama.
The revolt of England's North American colonies, and the events of the French Revolution naturally suggested the idea of a struggle for independence to the Spanish colonists, and the deposition of Ferdinand VII.
The most important economic species is the well-known white pine, P. Strobus, from its large growth and abundance, as well as the soft even grain of its white wood, one of the most valuable of North American timber trees.
For nearly four years he led his men in fruitless search of gold hither and thither over the south-east of the North American continent.
Before the Declaration of Independence some of the North American colonies had adopted the act of 1679; and the federal and the other state legislatures of the United States have founded their procedure on that act.
It contains a monument to Richard Nicolls (1624-1672), who, under the patronage of the duke of York, brother to Charles II., to whom the king had granted the Dutch North American colony of New Netherlands, received the submission of its chief town, New Amsterdam, in 1664, and became its first English governor, the town taking the name of New York.
Among the North American species are the foetid or Ohio buckeye, Ae.
Stature is by no means a general criterion of race, and it would not, for instance, be difficult to choose groups of Englishmen, Kaffirs, and North American Indians, whose mean height should hardly differ.
Lastly, there is usually to be discerned amongst such lower races a belief in unseen powers pervading the universe, this belief shaping itself into an animistic or spiritualistic theology, mostly resulting in some kind of worship. If, again, high savage or low barbaric types be selected, as among the North American Indians, Polynesians, and Kaffirs of South Africa, the same elements of culture appear, but at a more advanced stage, namely, a more full and accurate language, more knowledge of the laws of nature, more serviceable implements, more perfect industrial processes, more definite and fixed social order and frame of government, more systematic and philosophic schemes of religion and a more elaborate and ceremonial worship. At intervals new arts and ideas appear, such as agriculture and pasturage, the manufacture of pottery, the use of metal implements and the device of record and communication by picture writing.
Pittsburg owed its origin to the strategic value of its site in the struggle between the English and the French for the possession of the North American continent.
The typical representative of the group is the North American wapiti C. canadensis, but there are several closely allied races in Central Asia, such as C. canadensis songaricus and C. c. bactrianus, while in Manchuria the subgroup is represented by C. c. xanthopygus, in which the summer coat is reddish instead of grey.
Buchloe dactyloides is the buffalo grass of the North American prairies, a valuable fodder.
In the North American area Picea alba, P. nigra, Larix americana, Abies balsamea (balsam fir), Thuja canadensis (hemlock spruce), Pinus Strobus (Weymouth pine), Thuja occidentalis (white cedar), Taxus canadensis are characteristic species.
He also wrote a series of articles on the Russo-Turkish War for The North American Review.
Weary of the condition of anarchy which existed in the republic, niany inhabitants of the Transvaal were ready to welcome its annexation to Great Britaina proposal favored by the colonial secretary, Lord Carnarvon, who wished to federate the South African states, after the manner in which the North American colonies had become by confederation the Dominion of Canada.
Among jumping animals it may serve as a balance, as in the case of jerboas and kangaroos, while in the latter it is also used as a support when resting; among many hoofed mammals it is used as a fly-whisk; and in whales and dolphins, as well as in the African Potamogale and the North American musquash, it plays an important part in swimming.
The Antilocapridae (prongbuck), whose relationships appear to be rather with the Cervidae than with the Bovidae, are on the other hand apparently a North American group. The chevrotains (Tragulidae), now surviving only in West and Central Africa and tropical Asia, are conversely a purely Old World group.
The Spanish was the race that stood for civilization before North American influence became strong.
Preble distinguishes no fewer than twenty North American species and sub-species, in addition to the one from Szechuen.
In this rank he served twice on the North American station as captain of the "Scarborough" and the "Squirrel" from 1724 to 1730 and from 1733 to 1735.
But we can scarcely think the main conception late, as it is so widely scattered that it meets us in most mythologies, including those of Chaldaea and Egypt, and various North-American tribes.
Our Bear was a bear, according to Charlevoix and Lafitau, among the North-American Indians; the Eskimo, ' Black Yajur-Veda and Satapatha-Brahmana; Muir, i.
By three battles, victories for the enemies of FranceRossbach in Germany, 1V57, Plassey in India, 1757, andQuebec in Canada, 1759 (owing to the recall of Dupleix, who was not bringing in large enough dividends to the Company of the Indies, and to the abandonment of Montcalm, who could not interest any one in a few acres of snow), the expansion of Prussia was assured, aiid the British relieved of French rivalry in the expansion of their empire in India andon the North American continent.
The "Hudson's Bay Company," which still exists as a commercial concern, is dealt with under its own heading, but most of the thirteen British North American colonies were in their inception chartered companies very much in the modern acceptation of the term.
Skeat's inquiry (loc. cit.), whether the name may not after all be South American, is to be answered in the negative, since, so far as evidence goes, it was given to the North-American bird before the South-American was known in Europe.
The evidence for terrestrial Silurian vegetation is still dubious; apart from some obscure North American specimens, the true nature of which is not established, Potonie has described well-characterized Pteridophytes (such as the fern-like Sphenopteridium and Bothrodendron among Lycopods) from supposed Silurian strata in North Germany; the horizon, however, appears to be open to much doubt, and the specimens agree so nearly with some from the Lower Carboniferous as to render their Silurian age difficult of credence.
Among the characteristics of this Miocene flora are the large number of families represented, the marked increase in the deciduous-leaved plants, the gradual decrease in the number of palms and of tropical plants, and the replacement of these latter by Mediterranean or North American forms. According to Heer, the tropical forms in the Swiss Miocene agree rather with Asiatic types, while the subtropical and temperate plants are allied to forms now living in the temperate zone in North America.
But in a few European and North American species, and in a great many inhabitants of the tropics, the egg is large and a considerable portion of it persists for a long time as a yolk-sac. Although the segmentation is always complete, it is very irregular in these types, some of which make a distinct approach to the meroblastic egg.
See Elliott Coues, Monograph on North American Fur-bearing Animals (r 877).
In 1644 Menasseh met Antonio de Montesinos, who persuaded him that the North-American Indians were the descendants of the lost ten tribes of Israel.
Be this as it may, the next North American representatives of the family constitute the genera Protohippus and Merychippus of the Miocene, in both of which the lateral digits are fully developed and terminate in small though perfect hoofs.
Between this subfamily and the second subfamily, Hyracotheriinae, a partial connexion is formed by the North American Upper Miocene genera Desmatippus and Anchippus or Parahippus.
English Nature today launches an appeal for reports of our latest invasive species - the North American bullfrog.
Combo A Cuban version of the North American jazz combo A Cuban version of the North American jazz combos.
European, North American and other international (including commonwealth) monitors were not invited.
These two overland journeys proved landmarks in the exploration of the north American continent.
The similarly north American signal crayfish is another unwanted introduction.
Why did the North American Aerospace Defense Command seem unaware of literally dozens of warnings that hijacked jetliners could be used as weapons?
It's a real art form, as evidenced by the plaudits laid at the feet of North American mavericks like Cronenberg.
Robinson paperboard Packaging (Toronto, North America) The North American paperboard division was established by acquisition in 1998 and 2000.
Also the North American Indian papoose and stitched, beaded slippers.
Why is reference avoided to the north American peace pipe, as if there were some obscenity attached, although none is discernable?
The Fund will invest principally in a diversified portfolio of securities issued by North American companies.
Penstemons originated on the North American prairies, so they come in half hardy and fully hardy varieties.
Summer skiing occurs on permanent snowfields at a handful of North American resorts.
Their brief was to create a vehicle more spacious, versatile and economical than the traditional North American station wagon.
The westerly Atlantic gales which assist rare North American vagrants to England now were also blowing in the Anglo-Saxon centuries.
Olympic wood Venetian blinds are crafted from North American basswood.
Its crucial role in sexual bonding has been observed by North American scientists studying the prairie vole.
Only about 150 species of Thysanoptera are known; the European species with a few exotic forms have been described by Uzel, the North American by Hinds.
His son, Leif Ericsson, and others of his followers were concerned in the discovery of the North American coast (see Vinland), which, but for the isolation of Iceland from the centres of European awakening, would have had momentous consequences.
A review of Byron's Letters on Pope in 1821 constituted his first contribution to the North American Review, to which he continued for many years to send the results of his slighter researches.
From the North American grey foxes, constituting the genus or subgenus Urocyon, the true foxes are distinguished by the absence of a crest of erectile long hairs along the middle line of the upper surface of the tail, and also of a projection (subangular process) to the postero-inferior angle of the lower jaw.
Possibly the Arctic musk-ox (Ovibos) may be connected with the takin by means of certain extinct ruminants, such as the North American Pleistocene Euceratherium and the European Pliocene Criotherium (see Chamois, Goral, Serow, Rocky Mountain Goat and Takin).
Thus white honeysuckle and false honeysuckle are names for the North American Azalea viscosa; Australian or heath honeysuckle is the Australian Banksia serrata, Jamaica honeysuckle, Passiflora laurifolia, dwarf honeysuckle the widely spread Cornus suecica, Virgin Mary's honeysuckle the European Pulmonaria officinalis, while West Indian honeysuckle is Tecoma capensis, and is also 'a' name applied to Desmodium.
With Tamias (sometimes split into Tamias and Eutamias) we reach the North American striped groundsquirrels, or chipmunks, well characterized by the large internal cheek-pouches, with one outlying species in Northern Asia and Europe (see GROUND-Squirrel).
In the circumpolar Evotomys (represented in England by the red-backed field-mouse) and the nearly allied North American Phenacomys, the molars develop roots in old age; but in Microtus (which includes the water-rat, and is circumpolar) they are rootless throughout life, the genus being' one of the largest in the mammalian class (see Vole).
Fiber - the muskrats - is a North American aquatic type (see Muskrat), characterized by the compression of the tail.
The so-called prairie-dogs, which are smaller and more slender North American rodents with small cheek-pouches, form a separate genus, Cynosnys; while the term pouched-marmots denotes the various species of souslik, Spermophilus (or Citillus), which are common to both hemispheres, and distinguished by the presence of large cheek-pouches (see RODENTIA).
Parallel to this is, however, the North American family Leptomerychidae (Hypertragulidae), as represented by Leptomeryx, Camelomeryx and Leptoreodon, which presents remarkable resemblances, especially in the type genus, to the Tragulina (see Chevrota1n); camel-like features being, however, apparent in the two genera last mentioned.
Including all these deer except one in the genus Mazama (of which the typical representatives are the South American brockets), the North American species constitute the subgenus Dorcelaphus (also known as Cariacus and Odocoileus).
Originally "mugwump" (mogkiomp) was a North American Indian word, in the Massachusett dialect of the Algonquian, meaning "great man" (mogki, great; omp, man); and in New England it was used of self-conceited politicians.
Summary A great introduction to North American birding at a (fairly) relaxed pace.
The North American reappraisers are at least consistent in repudiating the whole notion of provincial accountability to any outside agency.
She is currently supervising PhDs in British life writing and the family and British and North American representations of suburbia in gay fiction.
The tableware range was determined by the needs of the North American market.
This theory cannot be entirely eliminated, owing to lack of unassailable evidence for a North American origin.
Olympic wood venetian blinds are crafted from North American basswood.
Most of the world 's vineyards are planted with European vinifera vines that have been grafted onto North American species rootstock.
I believe the introduction of his writings to the North American audience will become a wellspring of godly wisdom and inspiration.
According to the Glass Packaging Institute, the North American glass packaging industry association, the majority of glass can be recycled.
In some jurisdictions, a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine will also be required to pass comprehensive board exams from the North American Board of Naturopathic Practitioners.
International Academy of Design & Technology - IADT has a dozen North American campuses offering interior design degrees.
The company began operations in the early 1900s as the first North American business to import exotic papers from Asia and Europe.
All of the Lower Peninsula Michigan resorts, like most North American ski areas, now permit snowboarding.
Both male and female Telemark skiers can attend the annual North American Telemark Organization Telemark Ski Festival.
To distinguish between real and artificial sea glass, the North American Sea Glass Association offers a guide to genuine versus artificial sea glass.
The tour was scheduled to make 50 North American stops between July and December.
It is a mix of North American folk music and Latin rhythms and instrumentation.
While he never took hold on the North American charts, he has had a handful of top ten hits in Europe.
Celebrities from Brazil bring a touch of international flair to North American shores.
The ships draw a primarily North American clientele on Caribbean itineraries and a primarily European clientele on European ones.
The corn gluten meal used in Science Diet is derived from North American sources.
The symposium is coordinated with seminars held by the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and the North American Veterinary Conference.
A. margaritacea is a North American plant, 2 feet high, with flowers in clusters, white and chaffy, hence kept in a dry state and dyed in various colors.
The North American Thread-leaved Sundew (D. filiformis) is a beautiful bog plant, with very long slender leaves covered with glandular hairs, the flowers purple-rose color, half an inch wide, and opening only in the sunshine.
The black locust tree (Robinia pseudacacia) is a North American native that was introduced to Europe around 1630.
Few North American spiders are as showy as this species.
Look for the North American Laminate Flooring Association Seal, which indicates that the product has passed rigorous testing for quality and durability.
The Fair Trade Federation was created in the 1970s as a response to North American organizations committed to fair trade.
The modern focus of FTF is a commitment to business development for expanding North American and global markets for farmers and artisans.
For example, if you have a North American PSP with the NTSC firmware, then you can only read comics purchased for that firmware.
Through these last few years, one of the most popular games on the Nintendo Wii happens to be the title that was packed in along with the North American release of the home gaming console.
After the Bakugan anime series was translated to English and imported to the North American market, an accompanying card game was developed by Sega Toys and Spin Master.
The game was released in the North American market on October 20, 2009 and in the European market three days later on October 23, 2009.
This little-known game is set to cause a huge storm in December for its North American release.
For a more North American feel, you may consider making a version of Sesame Street's Elmo.
Nintendo's third home gaming console hit the streets of Japan on June 23, 1996, with a North American launch date of June 1, 1997.
When and whether it will hit North American shores is still up in the air.
The Game Gear hit Japanese stores on October 6, 1990, with the North American and European launch coming the following year.
As such, in August 2007, the 80GB PS3 was introduced to the North American market.
Europe uses the PAL standard, for example, whereas North American TVs are based on the NTSC standard.
The North American market, which included both Canada and the United States, received the game on July 26.
One brand that is starting to make some headway in the North American market is Huawei.
Verizon Wireless was the first North American mobile operator to pick up the delicious Chocolate Phone from LG Electronics.
It's a shame that Pantech (Sky) doesn't convert some of these for use with Verizon, Bell Mobility and other North American providers.
Some will be directly available from North American mobile operators like Rogers Wireless and T-Mobile, whereas others you may have to look into importing an unlocked cell phone from overseas.
Pricing appears to be quite uniform across the three North American service providers that carry the iPhone and this consistency should continue.
This T-Mobile cell phone is the North American version of the HTC Snap and it can be found through other international carriers through a variety of other names.
The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition drafted guidelines for treating children and adolescents with GERD in 2001.
Researchers have discovered that large numbers of North American cats carry antibodies for the disease (meaning that the cats have been infected at some point in their lives).
One group of researchers at Johns Hopkins University estimates the incidence of XHIM in the general North American population as one in 1,030,000 males.
Research studies throughout the 1980s and 1990s, during a period of growing gang involvement among North American youth, cite complex social problems as the root cause of the persistence and proliferation of youth gangs.
Fertile Mind Maternity offers a fabulous range of maternity accessories that are pregnancy must-haves and North American shoppers can visit their US-based maternity site.
The sizing of Brazilian bikinis runs a bit smaller than in North America, generally because South American women tend to have a smaller build than their North American counterparts.
These suits are so provocative that they are banned on many North American beaches, yet they are standard swimwear in the southern hemisphere.
Oddly enough, while North American beach goers embraced string bikinis with a passion, they tended to shun the revealing man's speedo.
Traditional North American swimsuits are considered rather large on South American beaches, so if you dare to show off your behind in a string thong, you won't be alone!
Europeans have been sporting this version of the monokini on clothing optional beaches for years, but it hasn't really been a viable style in North American where private or nude beaches are at more of a premium.
They put the first edition of the Official North American Scrabble Dictionary together using words from five respected dictionary sources.
Unfortunately, the published number was incorrect and led instead to the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD), the predecessor of the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
The North American Aerospace Defense Command,or NORAD, operates the Santa Tracker.
Even though NORAD is a North American organization, people all over the world rely on its Santa Tracking technology.
Another of the facts about single parents is that there will always be some parents in North American society that are raising their children on their own.
These piercings are commonly associated with tribes in Africa and South America, though they have been seen in Pacific Island and certain North American cultures as well.
French cuisine is very different from what is found in most European and North American kitchens.
The Otter exhibit was also recently updated and is now home to North American River Otters, who love to put on a show for zoo guests.
So selective in fact, that only approximately nine thousand of over fifty thousand North American hotels can claim to have a rating from Mobil.
This is the last North American wilderness to explore.
Styled after the famous North American motorcycle company, Bulova's Harley-Davidson watches are ideal for bikers.
In 1875 a 23 year old immigrant from Bohemia, Joseph Bulova, stepped onto North American soil.
The Movado Group, once known as N.A.W.C., or North American Watch Company, has made a name for itself with its Movado brand and its several licensed brand names.
Seiko of America, the North American branch of the Seiko Watch Corporation, recommends that customers only purchase watches and have their watches repaired by Seiko authorized dealers.
With distribution facilities ranging across the North American continent and Europe, the company remains a viable contender in the bedside clock and radio industry.
The Jeep Liberty was introduced to the North American market in the 2002 model year, and it saw steady sales growth through 2004.
The network has lost favor with North American users who have gravitated to newer social networks such as Facebook.
One of the largest North American suppliers of work uniforms, the Cintas Corporation employs more than 31,000 people at over 400 facilities located in the United States and Canada.