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The Collections Of The ‘Grigore Antipa’ National Museum Of Natural History

see Gallery The cultural and historical essence, identity and creative source of a nation all reside in its cultural heritage. It therefore has considerable historical, aesthetic, sociological and scientific value, and should be protected by society through laws, institutions

On Mountain Paths

excerpt The next day at dawn, after brief consideration with Pisicutza, after I gave her all the necessary advice, told her how to walk and keep her balance among the steep cliffs of the mountain valleys, and, above all, after I was convinced that she understood me and

Lynx: The Hunted Hunter

 Once upon a time1 in the deep, dark woods, a group of hunters came with their arrows and killed lots of game. And then they had a feast of fried meat and the finest wine. When the party was over and everybody was asleep, silence once again returned to the woods, but some

The Diversity Of Fauna In The Vadu Area

 Greek tortoise in Dobruja (Testudo graeca ibera) (CONSTANTA COUNTY), PART OF THE DANUBE DELTA BIOSPHERE RESERVE The many and diverse species of animals and plants seen in the Danube Delta, many of which have a high scientific, ecological and esthetical value; the patchwork

The Ornamentation Of Horezu Ceramics

The ornamentation of Horezu ceramics The main characteristics of the geometric ornamentation of Horezu are the use of simple elements and preference for curved lines. The geometric elements used as decorative motifs are: dots, lines, circles, spirals, zig-zag, semicircles

Seahorses From The Black Sea Are Facing Extinction

see image The reservation is decaying because the Grigore Antipa National Research Institute doesn't have any more funds to administrate it. Tourists, who often have access to the border of the reservation, take the seahorses home as souvenirs. Few tourists who come

The Balta Mica A Brailei Natural Park

see site Balta Mica a Brailei, a quagmire of international interest (RAMSAR site), is the last natural vestige existing on the inferior course of the Danube, after the draining of the Interior Delta (Balta Brailei and Balta Ialomitei) where at present complex aquatic and

Friends

Michel Pastoureau, director at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, where he teaches the history of western symbolism, has recently published a volume called Famous animals (2008). Until the 1960's, the animal kingdom had been neglected by historians. Now it is an integral

Rodna Mountains National Park

see www. parcrodna. ro Fauna. The study of invertebrates has made evident the great diversity of species, many of them being endemics and relicts.  28 species of enchytraeidae have been identified and 12 species of lumbricidae, Allolobophora carpatica being a Northern

The Bird Or The Archetype Of Lost Souls

The secret world of Dr. Nicolae Minovici (excerpt) The legends about Dr. Nicolae Minovici’s experiments, conducted at the Medico-Legal Institute in Bucharest, at the beginning of the twentieth century, are notorious. Beyond legends, Dr. Nicolae Minovici showed a real

The Diver Bird

en. wikipedia. org/wiki/White-throated_Dipper An animal’s adaptation to an environment and the living conditions offered by a biotope ultimately determine the fate of a species. Normally we are used to seeing birds fly, fish swim and animals on the ground. There are nevertheless

Rare, Vulnerable, Endangered Birds In Romania

excerptsThis work puts forth essential data on a number of 101 bird species in the Romanian fauna, which are rare, vulnerable and endangered. Emphasis is laid on the hatching populations, on recent and current tendencies, on factors imposing limitations on the existence