Night-vision Photos Show Elusive Saharan Cheetah – Cbs News

FARID BELBACHIR/ZSL/OPNA “They were right in the middle of the night,” she said. “It might be simply they are avoiding the heat of the day but I would expect them to be active at dawn or dusk. That is quite common among carnivores. It is possibly an avoidance strategy for people since they are very exposed if they are seen.” John Newby, the CEO Sahara Conservation Fund who did not take part in the study, called it “an important piece of research, not only because of the rather extreme logistical constraints under which it was carried out but also because of its focus on one of the Sahara’s most endangered and charismatic species. ” “The fact that cheetah continue to persist in spite of naturally low numbers and density in a harsh environment increasingly impacted by human activities is testimony to their amazing adaptations and resilience,” he told CBS News in an e-mail interview. “As mentioned by the authors, these realities are also increasingly augmented by growing security risks, which compromise research and conservation activities, but also increase the availability of desert-going vehicles and automatic weapons.” While they have the trademark spots of cheetahs, the Saharan species look different than those found in East Africa .
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Ladies of the NIGHT hunt for proof of spirit world

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The parietal lobes may be monitoring the neurons in my brain telling my limbs to move, according to a study from UC San Diego, published in the journal Medical Hypotheses . Since they can’t, the brain hallucinates the intended movement. Denis explains that the “intruder” might also be due to an over-active amygdala, a part of the brain responsible for fear (among other things). “You wake up with your amygdala screaming, ‘There’s a threat!'” he explains.
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Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can’t move — here’s why – Yahoo Finance

Both addressed questions about how Burlington is getting more diverse, but many of the teachers are white. “In this community you are making it very clear that you want to honor diversity, bring diversity to Burlington and make sure that that is something so that your students all feel connected,” Mundy said. “One of the challenges would have to be the growth in diversity, that would be a challenge. But I would say ‘weiji,’which is the Chinese term that means challenge but also opportunity,” Obeng said. Friday there will be separate student and staff interviews and the school board will interview the candidates later in the afternoon. Tags Burlington School District superintendent BY ALLOWING FREE TOLL PASSAGE. PARENTS GOT A CHANCE TO INTERVIEW THE FINAL TWO CANDIDATES WHO WANT TO BE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT.
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Joseph Cemetery and later to cemeteries in Algona, Charles City, Nora Springs, Rockwell and Rudd. When they visit cemeteries, they go after dark. They walk around and take photographs. At Nora Springs, Brown once took a photo on which they saw a blue shadow that appeared to be a soldier wearing a helmet bending down to touch a headstone. Regretfully, she no longer has that photo. “You’re not going to get something every time,” Brown said. Another time, they took a photo of a tree and a nearby headstone.
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