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raptor

any bird of prey The term usually denotes a diurnal bird of prey such as an eagle, hawk or falcon, but can also denote an owl.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Nina commented: "Since the SRMS started 17 years ago we have seen a remarkable doubling of raptor monitoring records submitted.
A Range Rover would be an expensive smoking pile of bits if you treated it the way you can treat the Raptor. I haven't had so much fun in a vehicle for ages.
In the video, the musicians also sporting Raptors jerseys and the audience can be heard erupting in a "Let's go Raptors" chant at the end.
Economy The Raptor makes use of Ford's latest 2.0-litre bi-turbo diesel engine.
In order to do that the Raptor has been extensively re-engineered.
Musk has big plans for the Raptor engine as it will play a big role in the Starship rocket meant to take the first "moon tourists" to space.
That power is fed to the Raptor's enormous 17-inch bead-lock capable wheels via the class-exclusive 10-speed automatic transmission.
This is still an important part of the business and a talented DIY mechanic could put a Raptor on the road from as little as PS10,000.
Competitive Risks: BCP Raptor operates in and around a significant amount of existing infrastructure, which could provide a significant amount of competition for new opportunities within BCP Raptor's operating area.
Among researchers, urban green space planners, wildlife management agencies, birders, and informed citizens alike, "Urban Raptors" will foster a greater understanding of birds of prey and an increased willingness to accommodate them as important members, not intruders, of our cities.
The upgraded 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor will be produced at the company's Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan ahead of its launch later this year.
For reduced maintenance, the Raptor offers a split element for easy replacement without having to move or re-align connected equipment.