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Slug

Slug is a general term for a gastropod mollusc which has no shell, or just a small internal shell. Slugs belong to several different families which also include snails with shells. Snails are gastropods with a coiled shell large enough for the an ...

Snail

A snail is a common name for a kind of mollusc. The term is used for a gastropod with a coiled shell. Their fossil records extends back into the Carboniferous period. Land snails and slugs breathe with a kind of lung. They used to be put together ...

Whelk

Whelk is a word used for some marine gastropods. They are found in temperate and tropical waters, and are used by humans as food. The name is properly used for the family Buccinidae, sometimes called the "true whelks".

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze is a fantasy action movie. It was made in the United States and released in 1991. It is part of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. The movie is the second in the original TMNT movie se ...

Horse racing

Horse racing is a sport in which a race is held between racehorses. Racehorses are most often thoroughbreds. The Kentucky Derby is a major horserace that is held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky every year. The Kentucky Derby is part of ...

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is Australias major horse race. It happens once a year. People say it is The race that stops a nation, it is for horses three-years-old and over, and it is 3200 metres long. The event has been held on the first Tuesday in Novemb ...

Preakness Stakes

The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race run over a distance of 9.5 furlongs) on dirt. Colts and geldings carr ...

Bit (horse)

A bit is a type of equipment that is put in a horses mouth to help control it. It is attached to a bridle to hold it on the horses head, and to reins which the rider holds and allows them to control and cue the horse. The mouthpiece of the bit is ...

Bridle

A bridle is a piece of equipment used to direct and control a horse. The bridle is the headgear that holds a bit which goes in the mouth of a horse, and also the reins that are joined to the bit. Bridles are usually made of leather. They are made ...

Reining

Reining is a competitive way of riding a horse. In reining, the horse performs spins, sliding stops, rollbacks and lead changes. Reining has twelve patterns the rider normally has to follow. The rider can perform freestyle where they make up thei ...

Saddle

A saddle is like a seat for a rider, which is held to an animals back by a belly strap called a girth. The most common type is the equestrian saddle made for a horse. Saddles have been made for camels and other animals. The earliest saddles were ...

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a genus of trees. There are over 700 species of eucalypts, and almost all of them are in Australia. Eucalypts can be found in almost every part of the Australia, and they are adapted to many different habitats. Eucalyptus is one of ...

Eucalyptus dives

Eucalyptus dives or broad-leaved peppermint is a small tree found in the temperate dry sclerophyll woodlands and forests of south-eastern Australia. The leaves have a strong peppermint smell.

Eucalyptus regnans

Eucalyptus regnans, also called Mountain Ash, Victorian Ash, Swamp Gum, Tasmanian Oak or Stringy Gum, is a species of Eucalyptus from Victoria and Tasmania. It can grow to more than 100 m and is the tallest flowering plant in the world.

Eucalyptus viminalis

Eucalyptus viminalis, or Manna Gum, is also known as White Gum, Ribbon Gum or Viminalis. It is an Australian eucalypt. It is a straight tree growing to about 40 metres tall. It has rough bark on the trunk and the larger branches. The bark on the ...

Drosera

Drosera, sometimes called Sundews, are carnivorous plants. They use a thick gluey goo called mucilage to trap and digest their prey.The mucilage is attached to special hairs called trichomes. They are one of the most common carnivorous plants. Th ...

Sarracenia

Sarracenia is a genus of 8 to 11 species of carnivorous plants. They are often called trumpet pitchers. The genus is in the family Sarraceniaceae. That family also contains Darlingtonia and Heliamphora. In the wild, Sarracenia grows around the Ea ...

Amborella

Amborella trichopoda is a small, evergreen shrub. It occurs only in the moist, shaded understory of montane forests on the South Pacific island of New Caledonia. The genus is the only member of the family Amborellaceae and contains only this sing ...

Drimys winteri

Drimys winteri is a Chilean tree from. Drimys has six species, including D.andina, D.confertifolia, D.winteri, D fernandeziana and D. granatensis Pseudowintera is closed to them. Foikeulia razowskii, a species of Tortricidae, feeds on leaves of D ...

Musa (genus)

Musa is one of two or three genera in the family Musaceae, it includes bananas and plantains. Around 70 species of Musa are known, with a broad variety of uses. Many bananas and plantains grow as high as trees, but they are not woody. Their appar ...

Monstera deliciosa

Monstera deliciosa is a species of the genus Monstera, which is commonly found in tropical Central America. The term deliciosa in the species name means delicious, and refers to the edible fruit of the plant. The plant is a vine. Originally, the ...

Rosa Veilchenblau

Veilchenblau is a hybrid rose cultivar that was bred in Germany in 1909. Other names for the same rose include Bleu-Violet, Blue Rambler, Blue Rosalie and Violet Blue. The plant has very few prickles and is considered a climbing rose. It grows fr ...

Wild grape

Wild grapes are natural, uncultivated grapes. There are many species. Most are similar to each other, and difficult to tell apart. Fox grape, summer grape, and riverbank grape are some common species. Wild grapes have woody vines which can climb ...

Gladiolus

Gladiolus is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family. Sometimes called the sword lily, the most widely-used English common name for these plants is simply gladiolus.

Fern

Fern s are a group of about 20.000 species of plants in the division Pteridophyta. Unlike bryophytes, ferns have xylem and phloem, which makes them vascular plants. Most ferns belong to the Class Leptosporangiata or Pteridopsida. This includes mo ...

Tree fern

Tree ferns are a large group of ferns with tree-like form. They are part of a subclass of ferns which is monophyletic by DNA sequence analysis. The tree-ferns and some other ferns with creeping rhizome stems make up the Cyatheales group of ferns ...

Conifer

The Conifers are cone-bearing seed plants. Most are trees, some are shrubs. They are formally the Division Pinophyta or Coniferophyta. Conifers are Gymnosperms. They are cone-bearing seed plants with vascular tissue. All living conifers are woody ...

Agathis

Agathis is a genus of evergreen, coniferous trees, the kauri. They grow mainly in the southern hemisphere, including southeast Asia, areas of the western Pacific, and Australasia. Agathis is a relatively small genus, with only 21 known species. A ...

Cedar

Cedar is a genus of cone-bearing trees in the plant family Pinaceae. They are native to the mountains of the western Himalaya and the Mediterranean region. They are found at heights of 1.500–3.200 metres in the Himalaya and 1.000–2.200 metres in ...

Cedrus libani

Cedrus libani, the cedar of Lebanon or Lebanon cedar is a large coniferous tree of the cedrus genus, it is native to the eastern Mediterranean Sea from Lebanon to Turkey. The tree grows to a maximum height of 40m and 10m wide, with a trunk of 2.5 ...

Conifer cone

A cone is an organ on plants in the division Pinophyta that contains the reproductive structures. It is the part of a tree that lets the tree reproduce. Its formal name in botany is strobilus, plural strobili. The familiar woody cone is the femal ...

Cyprus cedar

The Cyprus cedar is a large coniferous member of the cedrus genus and is native to Cyprus where it grows in the Troodos Mountains. It is thought by some experts to be either a variety or a subspecies of the Cedar of Lebanon. It grows to 25m in he ...

Larch

Larches are conifers in the genus Larix. They grow on the northern hemisphere. Unlike other conifers, larches lose their leaves during autumn and winter.

Pine

Pines are a large and important genus of conifers in the family Pinaceae. The Plant List of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden lists 126 species of pines, plus some synonyms. Pines live in almost the entire Northern Hemi ...

Sequoia

Sequoia is a genus of redwood trees in the Cupressaceae family. It includes the largest trees in the world. The only living species of the genus is the Sequoia sempervirens, in northern California and southern Oregon in the United States. Several ...

Yew

All species of yew contain highly poisonous alkaloids known as taxanes. All parts of the tree except the arils red fruits contain the alkaloid. The arils are edible and sweet, but the seeds are dangerously poisonous. Unlike birds, the human stoma ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Bhutan

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Bhutan on 6 March 2020. On 6 March 2020, Bhutan confirmed its first COVID-19 case, a 76-year-old US male who travelled to the country through India. Around 90 people who came directly in contact ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Bolivia

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Bolivia when its first two cases were confirmed on 10 March 2020. They were in the departments of Oruro and Santa Cruz. On 12 March, Bolivia ended all public school sessions until 31 March, as ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Bulgaria

The first case was confirmed on 8 March 2020, a 27-year-old man from Pleven and a 75-year-old woman from Gabrovo. Neither of the two had traveled to areas with known coronavirus cases. The man tested positive for the virus after being hospitalize ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Burkina Faso

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Burkina Faso on 9 March 2020. The death of Rose Marie Compaore, a member of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, on 18 March marked the first recorded COVID-19 fatality in Sub-Saharan Africa. ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Cameroon

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Cameroon in March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Cameroon, Central Africa on 6 March with its first confirmed case. The infected person is a French national who arri ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Cape Verde

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Cape Verde in March 2020. On 20 March, the first case of COVID-19 in the country was confirmed, being a 62 year old foreigner from the United Kingdom. Since 16 March tests are being made in Cape ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Chad

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Chad in March 2020. On 19 March, Chadian authorities reported their first case, a Moroccan passenger who flew from Douala. On 26 March, with three cases already reported, Chadian authorities rep ...

COVID-19 pandemic in mainland China

The COVID-19 pandemic started with a large number of unknown, possible pneumonia cases in the city of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, China. A Wuhan hospital told the local center for disease control and prevention and health commissions on ...

COVID-19 pandemic in the Czech Republic

On 12 March, the government declared a state of emergency, for the first time in the countrys modern history for the area of the entire country. On 16 March, the country closed its borders and issued a nationwide curfew. While originally planned ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Djibouti

The COVID-19 pandemic spread to Djibouti in March 2020. It is a novel infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. On 18 March, the first COVID-19 case in Djibouti was confirmed, in a member of the Spanish Special ...

COVID-19 pandemic in East Timor

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached East Timor in March 2020. On 10 February entry for non-nationals who had visited China within the past 4 weeks was restricted. Those who had visited Hubei were banned, while those who had visite ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Estonia

The COVID-19 pandemic in Estonia is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The virus was confirmed to have spread to Estonia when the first case was confirmed ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Eswatini

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Eswatini in March 2020. On 14 March, the countrys first case of COVID-19 was confirmed. A 33-year-old woman, who returned from the United States at the end of February and then traveled to Lesot ...

COVID-19 pandemic in France

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached France on 24 January 2020, when the first COVID-19 case in both Europe and France was identified in Bordeaux.

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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