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a large strong and aggressive woman

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(Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively)

a major South American river

mainly green tropical American parrots

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A], November 7 ( ANI ): The whole world was in awe of Gal Gadot's portrayal of 'Wonder Woman', but it seems like her kids are more concerned about their food than mom playing the Amazonian princess.
Zoran Spirkovski, head of the department for practical fishing and aquaculture at the HydroBiological Institute in Ohrid, says: "We determined that is an Amazonian pacu, a fish that looks like the piranha but is not a piranha.
We interpret this to mean that our 2013 estimate of 16,000 species is good, and that about 4,000 of the rarest Amazonian trees remain to be discovered and described," Pitman said in a statement.
But the researchers pointed out that the changes in SSTs only accounted for about 20% of the correlation between hurricanes and Amazonian fires.
Every year, the Association of Amazonian Navigation Company (Sindarma) records a loss of more than R $ 100 million with robbery and theft committed in the transport of goods from the Industrial Pole of Manaus (PIM), pleasure boats ( that lead passengers) and fuels, according to the president of the institution, Dodo Carvalho.
In chapter one, readers meet Juan Flores Salazar, the founder of a center for traditional medicine in Peru and specialist in the curative properties of Amazonian plants; David Monongue, a Hopi knowledgeable about the Hopi prophecy of the Eagle and Condor; and Bob Boyll, a roadman of the Native American Church, and his wife Ann Rosencranz.
Amazonian warming has been evident since the late 20th century, particularly in the eastern parts of the region (Victoria et al.
Crazy Klaus Kinski leads disastrous 16th-century Amazonian expedition in Werner Herzog's mesmerising trailblazer.
She points out that several features of the Amazonian languages extend beyond this area into what she terms the Circum-Amazonian region, which includes, for example, the Chibchan sphere in the Intermediate Area, and the Circum-Caribbean.
Hollie Aitken, 20, of Fixby, taught English phrases to children in an Amazonian village during a two-week holiday in the South American country in June.
A local English speaking guide takes you down the Negro River to explore the area by boat as you travel deeper into the forest to the home of the local Amazonian residents, Cablocos where you spend the evening having dinner with them.
Jared Diamond: Why New Guineans Understand Risk Better Commonwealth Club - Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diamond examines how Amazonian Indians, Inuit and other traditional societies have adapted and evolved for nearly 6 million years.
Which muscle-relaxing drug is obtained from the Amazonian liana?
HAVING a younger brother or sister can raise your blood pressure, says US research in Bolivian Amazonian villages.
The ecology of the spoken word; Amazonian storytelling and shamanism among the Napo Runa.