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The Peregrine Falcon, also known as the Peregrine, and historically as the Duck Hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts, and a black head and "moustache".

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Pictures of the day: 15 January 2013

This plant seems to have large red lips, just like Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. With a scientific name of Psychotria Elata, this species also goes by the fitting names of the Hot Lips Plant, Flower of Lips or even Hooker's Lips. The colourful red flowers have evolved to attract pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies. The plant can be found in the forested areas of tropical America such as Costa Rica and Colombia.

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The week in wildlife - in pictures

Giant anteater - Giant Anteaters are native to Central and South America. Their amazing tongues are typically 60 cm (24 inches) long, covered in backward-curving papillae and coated in thick, sticky saliva

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from Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki

S.H.I.E.L.D. Files

S.H.I.E.L.D. Files - Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki

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Chief Yellow Shirt - Sioux Hunkpapa - Frank Rinehart en 1898

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That's Billion with a 'B'... Conspiracy?

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Spotted Tails Wife Sicangu c1875.

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http://www.ann-sophie-design.blogspot.com/2012/02/modische-crochet-mutze-model-sabine-fur.html Statue of Liberty

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- * Piri Reis Map * - In 1513, Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis compiled this map using military intelligence -

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Olaudah Equiano, also known as Gustavus Vassa, was a prominent African involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. He was enslaved as a child, purchased his freedom and worked as an author, merchant and explorer in South America, the Caribbean, the Arctic and the American Colonies and the United Kingdom where he settled by 1792

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