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midden

dungheap.
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STICK-NEST rats, once abundant in arid Australia, have the unusual habit of constructing impressive communal nests or middens using sticks, stones, leaves, flowers, bones and droppings.
When ants were doing midden work, though, a bit of paper treated with oleic acid was taken as refuse and discarded in the midden.
We determined the dispersal status of juveniles from the August midden census.
This shell midden, located on the lower Jourdan River on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, was periodically utilized from 100 BC to 1500 AD.
Condi-tions at the Black Middens were dangerous, with strong winds and heavy seas breaking over the rocks.
In January and February last year, freezing conditions meant the waste couldn't be spread and the midden built up to twice its holding capacity.
PAINSTAKING nWorkers sift through boxes of sand MIDDEN n EARTH Experts dig at the cooking area WATER DISASTER 6,000 yearold site may have been destroyed by giant wave
Stone structures on coastal sand flats are associated with substantial midden deposits composed of pottery, marine shell, fish bone, turtle, charcoal and artefacts made of shell, bone and volcanic stone (Masse 1990; Clark 2005; Masse et al.
In the western part of their range, individuals defend a territory centered on a conspicuous cache of cones, or midden (Gurnell, 1987), formed by concentrated feeding (Finley, 1969).
The next step would be to compare the midden data against simulations of past climates generated by GCMs [computer-based general circulation models that are used to simulate both past and future climates] to evaluate their performance and explore why climates have changed the way they have," said Carr.
Haven are a tough nut to crack on their own midden, hence odds of 4-7, but they can be backed at 10-11 to cover a four-point handicap and that
He was also said to have been saved by a soft landing in a midden.