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HistoryBattle of Zama
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Battle of Zama, (202 bce), victory of the Romans led by Scipio Africanus the Elder over the Carthaginians commanded by Hannibal. The last…
BiographyWho was Sir Percivall Pott?
The Chirurgical Works of Percivall Pott, F.R.S. Surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 1808
Sir Percivall Pott, English surgeon noted for his many insightful and comprehensive surgical writings who was the first to associate cancer…
Pangolin, any of the about eight species of armoured placental mammals of the order Pholidota. Pangolin, from the Malay meaning “rolling…
Advocacy for Animals
An American Trophy Hunter Wants to Bring Home an Endangered Cheetah He Killed in Namibia
If his application is approved, it would be the first time on record that the U.S. government authorized the import of a cheetah trophy under the Endangered Species Act.