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in zoology: see cobracobra,
name for African and Asian snakes of the family Elapidae that are equipped with inflatable neck hoods. The family also includes the African mambas, the Asian kraits, the New World coral snakes and a large number of Australian snakes.
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In a statement, a spokeswoman for the force said: "South Wales Police is investigating the unexplained death of a young man in Hamadryad Park, Cardiff Bay.
In a statement, a spokeswoman said: "South Wales Police is investigating the unexplained death of a young man in Hamadryad Park, Cardiff Bay.
semplice, hamadryad, same summer in a different year; sand blind,
I[pounds sterling] the tree died, the hamadryad associated with it died as well.
There is something of the untamed mythic creatures of the greenwood about her, something of the hamadryad or the woodwose or 'of faery damsels met in forest wide/By Knights of Logres, or of Lyonesse'.
Nancy Allison, a New York dancer, choreographer, and educator, staged three of Erdman's early works on Hofstra dancers: Daughters of the Lonesome Isle (1945), which she had performed with Erdman in 1977; and two solos, Hamadryad (1948), and Creature on a Journey (1943) that Allison had performed and widely toured.
But they have also photographed illegal dealers in big cats; established Ireland's only monkey sanctuary; investigated pet shops, and found a leopard, a black panther, two young Siberian tigers, two rhesus monkeys a dead ferret, two adult lions, four tigers, a hamadryad baboon, a lion and puma in cages in a garden.
6) achieved complete protection of four of five hamadryad baboons by vaccinating them with an inactivated EBOV vaccine.
When the Hamadryad, a king cobra, later explains to them, "Tonight the small are free from the great and the great protect the small" (172), that, of course, is in keeping with the nature of carnival.
These include St David's, Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Glan Ely, Redlaver, Lansdowne, Caerau, Ear Nose and Throat (Ely), St Mary's, Cefn Mably, Sully, Caerphilly Miners, not to mention Rookwood, Whitchurch and Royal Hamadryad.
Under the first round of funding the authority has built two new secondary schools - Eastern High School and Cardiff West Community High School - and six new primary schools - Howardian, Gabalfa, Pontprennau, Ysgol Glan Ceubal, Ysgol Glan Morfa and Ysgol Hamadryad - at a cost of PS164m.
Two of the city's oldest hospitals, Royal Hamadryad in Cardiff Bay and Lansdowne Hospital in Leckwith will close.