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alcid

members of the bird family Alcidae, the northern counterpart of the southern hemisphere penguin; includes auks, guillemots, puffins.
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With VNX, AUK has achieved 400% greater storage utilization and 50% better performance.
El Pendo is within 14 km, or 2 1/2 hours' walk, of sea-cliffs which dominate deep inshore waters with abundant cold-current fish: a likely Great Auk habitat.
We did well with old Fleurcone, but I think the horse who would have been the best I trained was Auk Eye, a New Zealand import.
In a recent article in ANTIQUITY, d'Errico (1994) discusses the painting depicting the Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis), recently discovered at the Grotte Cosquer (Alpes Maritimes, France) (Clottes et al.
The great auk became the first North American species driven to extinction by humans.
NEW YORK -- Ambac Assurance UK Limited ("AUK") announced the expiration, as of today, of confidentiality agreements between certain holders of bonds ("Participating Bondholders") issued by Metronet Rail BCV ("BCV") and Metronet Rail SSL ("SSL") and AUK and Financial Security Assurance (UK) Limited (the "Monolines").
On the sidelines of the exhibition, a series of lectures and seminars will be held to discuss international relations between Kuwait and other countries in the economic, historical and social aspects, said deputy head of international relations club of AUK Sara Hadad in a press statement.
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A RARE egg from the extinct great auk is being displayed for the first time at Liverpool's World Museum.
AUK inquest returned a verdict of unlawful killing on ITN reporter Terry Lloyd, who was shot dead by US marines during the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
The researchers reported their findings last July in The Auk, an ornithology journal.