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* ''O. r. ruficrissa'' (Sclater (Philip Sclater) and Salvin (Osbert Salvin), 1870) - northern Colombia and northwest Venezuela '''''Swiss Family Robinson''''' is a 1960 American Technicolor feature film starring John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, and Sessue Hayakawa in a tale of a shipwrecked family building an island home. ''Variety (Variety Film Reviews)'' film review; November 9, 1960, page 6. '' Harrison's Reports and Film Reviews


1387644 archiveurl http: web 20070629133428 http: article?id 1387644 archivedate June 29, 2007 The strong winds caused severe damage to coconut, banana, and cocoa (Theobroma cacao) plantations,

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The Americans gained their independence, and the war ministry rebuilt the French army. However, the British sank the main French fleet (Battle of the Saintes) in 1782, and France gained little, except for the colonies of Tobago and Senegal, from the Treaty of Paris (1783) that concluded the war. The war cost 1,066 million livres, a huge sum, that was financed by new loans at high interest rates, but no new taxes were imposed. Necker concealed the crisis from the public by explaining only that ordinary revenues exceeded ordinary expenses, and by not mentioning the loans at all. On finance see William Doyle, Oxford History of the French Revolution (1989) pp. 67–74 Courland colonisation The Duchy of Courland, a German-led vassal state of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, colonized (Courland colonization of the Americas) Tobago in the Caribbean and St. Andrews Island in Gambia. Commons:Tobago

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hurricane began producing heavy rainfall throughout the island. Two hours later, strong winds began affecting the island, and while moving across the island Flora produced winds of up to .

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of Pennsylvania awards the Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) degree, which is the same as the D.V.M. degree. See: "Education and Training." University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. 2008. Accessed July 26, 2008. and the same degree is awarded in Bangladesh, Canada, Ethiopia, Hungary, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Tobago and Trinidad. Many countries offer a degree equivalent to the North American DVM. In the United Kingdom, and in many countries which have adopted the undergraduate system of higher education (Education in the United Kingdom#University education) in which a bachelor's degree is equivalent to a DVM (albeit after five or six years of study, not four), an appropriate degree is conferred ( Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery etc.). "Universities, Institutions, Colleges and Schools Awarding Veterinary Degrees." September 15, 2007. Accessed July 26, 2008. In Ireland, the Veterinary Medicine Programme at the University College Dublin awards the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (MVB) "Veterinary Medicine." UCD Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine Programme Office. No date. Accessed July 26, 2008. At the University of Edinburgh, the degree is the Bachelor's of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (BVM&S). Pettigrew, G. "The BVM and S at the University of Edinburgh." ''Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.'' Fall 2003. Some veterinary schools, however, offer a degree which enables the recipient to practice veterinary medicine in the home country but which does not permit the individual to even sit for a licensure exam in another nation. For example, veterinary schools in Afghanistan only offer the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. Ethiopia awards the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, but the degree is not recognized in the US or Western Europe due to the low quality of education provided by Ethiopian veterinary schools. Mayen, Friederike. "A Status Report of Veterinary Education in Ethiopia: Perceived Needs, Past History, Recent Changes, and Current and Future Concerns." ''Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.'' Summer 2006. '''Hurricane Chantal''' was one of three tropical cyclones to make landfall in Texas during the 1989 Atlantic hurricane season. The third named storm and the first hurricane of the season, Chantal slowly developed on July 30 in the southern Gulf of Mexico from a tropical disturbance that was previously within Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) while near Trinidad and Tobago. While heading north-northwestward, the depression steadily intensified and was upgraded to Tropical Storm Chantal on the following day. Thereafter, Chantal became to quickly strengthen and became a hurricane on August 1. After intensifying slightly further, Chantal made landfall near High Island, Texas later on that day. The storm quickly weakened upon moving inland and weakened to a tropical storm a few hours after landfall. Early on August 2, Chantal weakened to a tropical depression and dissipated over Oklahoma by August 4. group3 Geography (Geography of Trinidad and Tobago) list3 Regional Corporations and Municipalities (Regional Corporations and Municipalities of Trinidad and Tobago) Commons:Tobago

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by Argentina . South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands may be associated with either South America or Antarctica. 20th-century political development Trinidad was ruled as a crown colony (British Empire) with no elected representation until 1925. Although Tobago had an elected Assembly, this was dissolved prior to the union of the two islands. In 1925 the first elections to the Legislative Council (Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago) were held. Seven

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of the film Swiss Family Robinson much less that it was filmed here in Tobago." The film, released in 1960, was the highest-grossing film of that year and is regarded as one of the most iconic live-action films that Disney has ever released. Adjusted for ticket price inflation, the box office


lowlands, with a few in dry forests, river forests, and the subtropical Andes. Snow, D. W. (2004). Family Pipridae (Manakins). Pp. 110-169 in: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., & Christie, D. A. eds (2004). ''Handbook of the Birds of the World.'' Vol. 9. Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-69-5 Some highland species have altitudinal migrations (bird migration). Manakins feed in the understory

at an automatic conversion rate of 1 dollar 4 shillings 2 pence. Government offices kept their accounts in British pounds, shillings, and pence until the year 1935 when Trinidad and Tobago went decimal. Distribution and ecology It breeds from Panama south to northeasterm Bolivia, southern Brazil and northern Argentina. It is also common on both Trinidad and Tobago. It is a local or seasonal migrant (bird migration), with some birds moving up to 1000 miles, although

birds appear to migrate (bird migration) to the South American mainland. A single bird was recorded in Key West, Florida, on May 9, 1895 (AOU 2000). 2005–2006 Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago bgcolor "blue" Along the geologically complex southern boundary, the Caribbean Plate interacts with the South American Plate forming Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago (all on the Caribbean Plate), and islands off the coast of Venezuela (including the Leeward Antilles

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currency. However, despite the circulation of British coins in Trinidad and Tobago, the silver pieces of eight continued to circulate alongside them. The international silver crisis of 1873 signalled the end of the silver dollar era in the West Indies and silver dollars were demonetized in Tobago in 1879 and in Trinidad at around the same period. This left a state of affairs, in which the British coinage circulated, being reckoned in the private sector using dollar accounts at an automatic conversion rate of 1 dollar 4 shillings 2 pence. Government offices kept their accounts in British pounds, shillings, and pence until the year 1935 when Trinidad and Tobago went decimal. Distribution and ecology It breeds from Panama south to northeasterm Bolivia, southern Brazil and northern Argentina. It is also common on both Trinidad and Tobago. It is a local or seasonal migrant (bird migration), with some birds moving up to 1000 miles, although its movements are not well understood. thumb 300px Dry forest on Chacachacare (Image:Chacachacare dry forest.JPG), showing the short, shrubby growth-form of the forest.thumb 300px Tropical dry forest, Chacachacare (Image:Chacachacare dry forest 2.jpg) '''Trinidad and Tobago dry forests''' are tropical dry forests (Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests) located primarily in western and southern parts of the island of Trinidad, in southern parts of the island of Tobago and on smaller offshore islands (Islands of Trinidad and Tobago) including Chacachacare, Monos, Huevos, Gaspar Grande, Little Tobago and Saint Giles Island. The '''Tobago House of Assembly''' (THA) is the local government body responsible for the island of Tobago within the twin-island (unitary state) nation of Trinidad and Tobago. The THA was established in 1980 Tobago Division Of Tourism - About Tobago, Governance to rectify some of the disparities in the relationship between the two islands, though a prior body using the same name existed from 1768–1874. Commons:Tobago

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'''Tobago''' is the smaller of the two main islands (List of islands of Trinidad and Tobago) that make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago). It is located in the southern Caribbean, northeast of the island of Trinidad and southeast of Grenada. The island lies outside the hurricane belt. According to the earliest English-language source cited in the ''Oxford English Dictionary'', Tobago bore a name that has become the English word ''tobacco.'' The national bird of Tobago is the cocrico (Cocrico).

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