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Scientists have unveiled a list of "Findings of the Year

December 7 2007

In the Ulyanovsk region found pelican with a wingspan of up to 3 meters and weighing 10 kilograms. According to scientists, the last time Dalmatian Pelican such gigantic size seen in these parts 150 years ago. Typically, these birds live to the south, on the shores of the Caspian, Black and Aral seas. Now Ulyanovskaya giant lives in the nursery at the station of young naturalists. In addition, he became one of the winners of the traditional competition "Finding of the Year", which is held annually in the Regional Conference of Applied Research in Simbirsk - Ulyanovsk region. Just on the results of the conference of scientists from different fields of biology once again identified 8 "finds of the year". Among them not only a giant pelican, but the unique for Russia astragalus Elenevskogo, Butterfly Peacock eye small, "which was last seen during the war, and even long since extinct animals. Thus, in one district of scientists have found a well preserved skeleton of science previously unknown ichthyosaur. As a result of research reports, published at the conference will be published a book, reports

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