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Pinta

A Maltese unit of volume approximately equivalent to 142.1 milliliters. It was originally used to measure alcohol. It is largely obsolete but is still used in some circumstances.
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Such a decentered view of the art world allows for a more open interface between identities, stories, and histories, such as that of Leon Pacunayen, the anchor of the Pinta' show and whose works became the focal point upon which the other artists engaged, with his narrative of migration, alienation and settlement.
He sailed in 3 ships named the Pinta, Santa Maria and Nina.
By extracting DNA from those remains and from others stashed away in museum collections, Caccone and her collaborators were able to compile a robust genetic profile of the Pinta species.
That's because George is the last known member of his species, sometimes called the Pinta tortoise.
"The BRC claimed the pinta was under threat knowing that it no longer was."
British Retail Consortium boss Andrew Opie will tomorrow lead the charge to rescue the pinta.
PICK-ME-UP: Baby otter Snowdrop grasps bottle; GOING FOR IT: She raises the pinta to her lips; CREATURE COMFORT: Latching on for a slurp
Narrator D: The men stop at the Canary Islands, where they repair the Pinta's rudder and stock up on fresh supplies.
In recognition of this great accomplishment and of the spirit of discovery, the Spanish government, in conjunction with the Navy, the National Quintcentennial Commission of Spain, and numerous other organizations undertook a tremendous task--to rebuild with complete historical accuracy the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.