The Daily Populous

Sunday April 7th, 2019 day edition

image for TIL that elephants are a keystone species. They carve pathways through impenetrable under brush shaping entire ecosystems as they create pools in dried river beds and spread seeds as they travel.

apex predator Noun species at the top of the food chain, with no predators of its own.

bank Noun a slope of land adjoining a body of water, or a large elevated area of the sea floor.

bay Noun body of water partially surrounded by land, usually with a wide mouth to a larger body of water.

biome Noun area of the planet which can be classified according to the plant and animal life in it.

bivalve Noun type of animal (mollusk) with two shells hinged together, such as a clam or mussel.

bottom-up trophic cascade Noun ecological phenomenon in which a producer or primary consumer is removed from the environment.

captive breeding Noun reproduction of rare species controlled by humans in a closed environment, such as a zoo. »

Rhino poacher trampled to death by elephant; remains eaten by lions

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A rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his remains were devoured by a pride of lions, Kruger National Park officials said Thursday.

The man was hunting with a group in the preserve in South Africa on Tuesday when he was trampled by the elephant, the Letaba Herald reported.

A pride of lions is believed to have eaten the man after he was crushed. »

The FDA's Struggle to Regulate Drug Ads on Social Media Is Nothing New

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Even as the method for reaching consumers has changed, however, strategies for deceptive marketing have remained remarkably constant.

Leblanc also wasn’t the first elected official to profit from pharmaceutical testimonials: Peruna Tonic, the subject of one of Adams’ 1905 exposés, had been extensively promoted in testimonials from W.V. Sullivan, a U.S.

But despite the FDA’s best efforts, testimonials have stuck around and continue to have market power. »

Trump spoke to an audience of American Jews and referred to Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu as 'your prime minister'

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Trump referred to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as "your prime minister" and railed against what he characterized as an anti-Israel agenda by Democrats in Congress.

Trump referred to Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, as "your prime minister" while speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Speaking to the American Republican Jewish Coalition, Trump refers to Bibi Netanyahu as "your prime minister" — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 6, 2019. »

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