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  1. Amazon Rainforest (4064 bytes)
    1: ...[Image:Amazon Rainforest.jpg|thumb|A river in the Amazon rainforest]]
    2: ...n four nations bear the name [[Amazonas]] for the Amazon.
    4: ==The Amazon Basin==
    5: ''See [[Amazon Basin]].''
    7: ...e forest lies in a basin drained largely by the [[Amazon River]], with 1100 [[tributaries]]. This basin w...

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  1. List of explorers (24013 bytes)
    6: ...[15th century]] [[Portuguese]] explorer of the [[African]] coast)
    7: ...[15th century]] [[Portuguese]] explorer of the [[African]] coast)
    8: *[[Francisco de Almeida]] ([[16th century]] [[Portugues...
    11: *[[Francisco Alvarez]] ([[16th century]] [[Portuguese]]...
    25: *[[Samuel Baker]], Africa
  2. Amerigo Vespucci (3736 bytes)
    4: ...], thought the seafaring trailblazers setting out from European docks were travelling to [[East Asia]]...
    14: ...oyage was made in [[1497]] (which allegedly began from [[C�diz]] on [[May 10th]] of that year). Litt...
    16: ...9, while on this voyage. But his claim is clearly fraudulent, which casts more doubt on Vespucci's cre...
    22: ...tters, whether or not he wrote them all himself. From these letters, the European public learned abou...
  3. Katharine Hepburn (23170 bytes)
    1: [[Image:KH_40s-10.jpg|frame|right|Katharine Hepburn]]
    5: ... encouragement, were unafraid of expressing their frank views on various topics, including sex. "We w...
    7: ... teens, winning a bronze medal for figure skating from the [[Madison Square Garden]] skating club, sho...
    10: ... check... Katharine Hepburn's mother got a degree from BM in history and philosophy; can this be a mis...
    12: ...atonic fashion, and the two would remain lifelong friends. They divorced in [[1934]] after Hepburn wa...
  4. Nile (13738 bytes)
    2: ...;695|1 134|2 830|3 400 000|[[Africa]]|the [[Mediterranean]]||[[Uganda]] - [[Sudan]...
    4: ...604;نيل ''an-nīl''), in [[Africa]], is one of the two longest [[river|rivers]] ...
    8: The word "Nile" comes from the word ''Neilos'' (Νει&lambda...
    12: ...partly because it receives not a single tributary from its halfway mark at the [[Atbara River]] in [[S...
    14: ...ely 6695 km (4160 miles) long. Measuring instead from Lake Victoria gives a length of approximately 5...
  5. South America (5078 bytes)
    5: ...s is largely tropical [[rain forest]], the vast [[Amazon River]] basin.
    7: ...ea]] and in [[population]], after [[Eurasia]], [[Africa]], and North America.
    9: ...], though there are also suggestions of migration from the southern Pacific Ocean.
    11: ...]] [[conquistadors]], first from [[Spain]], later from [[Portugal]], who divided it into [[colonies]]....
    15: ...], [[Venezuela]], [[Guyana]], [[Suriname]], and [[French Guiana]] – are also known as [[Caribbea...
  6. Brazil (12581 bytes)
    1: ...]], [[Venezuela]], [[Guyana]], [[Suriname]] and [[French Guiana]] — every South American nation ...
    8: ...ial ports to England — at the time isolated from most European ports by Napoleon — and the...
    17: ...ado Federal'' of 81 seats, of which three members from each state or federal district are elected acco...
    38: [[Image:Br-map.png|framed|Map of Brazil]]
    41: ...cated; the [[Rio Negro]], [[Rio S㯠Francisco|S㯠Francisco]], [[Xingu River|Xingu]], [[Madeira river|...
  7. Peru (12264 bytes)
    30: | '''[[Independence]]'''<br>&nbsp;- Declared || From [[Spain]]<br/>[[July 28]], [[1821]]
    36: ...' || "[[Somos libres, se᭯slo siempre]]" "We are free, may we always be so"
    48: ...sident, however, was not in power until [[1827]]. From [[1836]] to [[1839]] Peru and [[Bolivia]] were ...
    61: * [[Amazonas Region|Amazonas]]
    99: ... separated from the eastern lowland jungle of the Amazon Basin (selva) by the high and rugged [[Andes]] in...
  8. Flag of Virginia (841 bytes)
    5: ...s]] the genius of the Commonwealth, dressed as an Amazon" (Code of Virginia ? 7.1-26) and represents [[Vir...
  9. Ant (10510 bytes)
    2: ...e = [[Image: ants.jpg|200px|Fire ants, originally from South America .]] | caption = Fire ants, Soleno...
    13: ...e]], and by having a bead-like [[pedicel]] formed from the first few [[abdomen|abdominal]] segments, w...
    20: ... and their "duties" typically do not vary greatly from the minor or median workers. In a few species t...
    26: ...centration sends other ants nearby into an attack frenzy, and in lower concentration attracts them, wh...
    38: ...nd [[driver ant]]s, from [[South America]] and [[Africa]] respectively. Unlike most species which have...
  10. History of science (41710 bytes)
    6: ...r [[empirical]] [[truth]]. [[Philosophy]] differs from science in that, while both the [[Natural scien...
    11: ...fic data is self-evident, value-free, and context-free.
    21: ...ccount of the development of (natural) philosophy from ancient times until recent times can be found i...
    27: ...rehistoric times, advice and knowledge was passed from generation to generation in an [[oral tradition...
    52: ...oration by bringing together people and new ideas from all over the Islamic world.
  11. Civilization (29205 bytes)
    1: ...ings related to human [[society]]. The term comes from the [[Latin]] ''civis'', meaning "citizen" or "...
    5: ...their food from [[agriculture]], as distinguished from [[band society|band]] and [[tribe|tribal]] soci...
    15: ...vilization is a complex society, as distinguished from simpler societies. Everyone lives in a society...
    31: ...namely [[Mehrgarh]] and [[Harappa]]) and [[West Africa]], where ancient peoples grouped together to f...
    39: ...ereal]] crops (see [[West Africa#Prehistory|West Africa: Prehistory]]). In [[Ancient Egypt]], [[mortar...
  12. Dolphin (13554 bytes)
    13: ...ated to [[whale]]s and [[porpoise]]s. The name is from [[Ancient Greek]] &#948;&#949;&#955;&#966;&#805...
    26: ...pecies of dolphin in 17 genera. They vary in size from 4 ft (1.2 m) and 88 lb (40 kg) ([[Maui's Dolphi...
    49: **** [[Atlantic Spotted Dolphin]], ''Stenella frontalis''
    64: **** [[Fraser's Dolphin]], ''Lagenodelphis hosei''
    87: **** [[Boto]] (Amazon River Dolphin,)''Inia geoffrensis''
  13. Boto (5572 bytes)
    12: {{Taxobox_species_entry | taxon = '''''I. geoffrensis'''''}}
    14: ..._simple | color = pink | binomial_name = Inia geoffrensis}}
    15: ...Taxobox_image | image = [[Image:cetacea_range_map_Amazon_River_Dolphin.PNG|200px|Boto range]] | caption= B...
    17: ...ater or [[river dolphin]]. It is endemic to the [[Amazon River]] and [[Orinoco River]] systems. The Boto i...
    19: The [[IUCN]] lists '''Amazon Dolphin''', '''Boto Vermelho''',
  14. Boa (3641 bytes)
    17: ...imes classified as a subfamily of Boidae, but are frequently listed under their own family, [[Pythonid...
    20: ...l Peruvian, Argentine and more. The boas from the amazon basin are the most colorful possesing bright cher...
    31: ...in in North America, as well as the sand boas in Africa, Asia and southeastern Europe.
    33: ...rabian Sand Boa, ''Eryx jayakari''; and the West African Sand Boa, ''Eryx muelleri''.
    35: ...baria reinhardtii'' (Calabar Burrowing "Python", Africa; sometimes equated with ''Charina'')
  15. Brown Pelican (2615 bytes)
    17: ... River]]. Some immature birds may stray to inland freshwater lakes. After nesting, [[North America]]n ...
    19: ...om the air, as opposed to [[cooperative fishing]] from the surface. It dines mostly on [[herring]]-lik...
    21: The nest location varies from a simple scrape on the ground on an island to a...
  16. Bull shark (3651 bytes)
    17: ...cies as the seaborne Bull shark, and are not true freshwater sharks (unlike the Bull sharks in [[Lake ...
    20: ...m long and 230 kg. The name, "bull shark," comes from its stocky shape and broad, flat snout.
    25: ...ver]] as [[Illinois]]. They are also found in the fresh water Lake Nicaragua.
  17. Bill Clinton (59225 bytes)
    19: ...) was the 42nd [[President of the United States]] from [[1993]] to [[2001]]. Before his Presidency, C...
    23: ... conviction of many staff members, associates and friends, though never himself. He became the second ...
    25: ...ssumption of office marked a "generational shift" from the former Presidents who were mostly World War...
    27: ...-the-time the largest American [[budget deficit]] from his predecessor [[George H. W. Bush|President G...
    38: ...popular anger over the escape of Cuban prisoners (from the [[Mariel Boat Lift]]) detained in [[Fort Ch...
  18. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (37869 bytes)
    7: ...ity in the nation, according to a [[2003]] report from the U.S. Census Bureau. The city's population o...
    61: ...rom [[Race (U.S. Census)|other races]], and 3.89% from two or more races. 16.15% of the population we...
    67: ...utskirts of the city is quick and mostly gridlock-free because of the city's interstate system (Mayor ...
    73: ...homa City to Edmond, and [[Interstate 235]] spurs from I-44 in North Central OKC into downtown Oklahom...
    87: [[Image:downtown_OKC_from_deep_duece.jpeg|left|Skyscrapers of Downtown Ok...
  19. Rainforest (6551 bytes)
    12: ...aracteristics of tropical trees. Tropical species frequently possess one or more of the following attr...
    20: ...istics that distinguish tropical species of trees from those of temperate forests include:
    24: ...evelopment of flowers (and hence fruits) directly from the trunk, rather than at the tips of branches.
    26: Large fleshy fruits attract birds, mammals, and even fish as disp...
    29: ...re. Nearly half of the medicines that we use come from the rainforests.
  20. Jaguar (9341 bytes)
    19: ...heavier. The easiest way to distinguish a jaguar from a leopard, beside the jaguar’s much more powe...
    21: Jaguars vary from 5.3 to 6 feet (1.62 to 1.83 m) in length, exclu...
    25: The jaguar's habitat ranges from the rain forests of [[South America|South]] and...
    27: ...o shoot a jaguar for its pelt. Fossils of jaguars from as far north as [[Missouri]] confirm these cats...
    34: ...They are opportunists and will take anything from frogs, mice, birds, fish, to domestic livestock. A ...

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