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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 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

2009

Jurnalul Naţional, 24 noiembrie 2009 Autor: Costin Anghel Cântecul românesc s-a făcut auzit serile trecute în inima Timocului sârbesc, la Bor. România a trimis la fraţii ei mai mici pe unul dintre cei mai de seamă interpreţi ai ţării, pe maestrul Tudor Gheorghe.

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

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

Major Collectors And Their Collections At The Grigore Antipa National Museum Of Natural History

see www. antipa. roThe first collections were set up at the National Museum of Natural History and Antiquities more than 175 years ago and have been available to the public for over a century. Their success has proved to be quite remarkable, as they have attracted an ever-growing

The Joy Of Releasing A White-Tailed Eagle

 Szilard by Sos Tibor see also www. sor. ro If tourists who love nature keep their eyes open for the numerous wonders the mysterious watery realm of the Danube Delta has to offer, they will almost certainly notice great birds of prey gliding in circles in the sky which

The Danube Delta Eco-Tourism Museum Center In Tulcea

see museum site Tulcea, the town from the eastern end of the country also known as the town from the gates of the Danube Delta, has captured again the public's and especially tourists' attention through a new and attractive cultural and tourist sight: The Danube

Bucegi National Park

see site FaunaAs a result of investigations carried out it has been shown that in the Bucegi Mountains there are 3500 animal species known up to now, ranging from rotifers to mammals. Among the rotifer species, the most representative of the Bucegi National Park are: Adineta