Albanian Lek

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Albanian Lek

The currency of Albania. It was introduced in 1926 and is a floating currency.
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Female #2 flew onto the lek at 07:50 and walked around the lek in the solicitation stance (tail in the air, wings away from the body and pointed down, with the occasional wing flare).
The two species meet in northwest Panama and form leks together, which gives scientists the opportunity to see what happens when new species reunite.
Display of lesser prairie-chickens includes a great deal of foot-stamping (Grange, 1940), and flutter-jumps of males often end on any plant left on the lek (Sharpe, 1968).
Brookfield also allowed the firm to connect to a large backup generator on the building's 15th floor and gave the firm a larger share of the unit's power than it had originally been willing to grant, unusual concessions, Moran said, for a smaller tenant like Lek.
In a variety of lek mating groups, advertising males often choose display sites that reduce the obstruction of acoustic and/or visual signals being transmitted to visiting females, and lek formation and size dynamics can be influenced by habitat characteristics of the lek site (Hoglund and Alatalo, 1995).
Lek, whose main job is as a baker at Asda supermarket, in Great Bridge, is cooking up delicious Thai treats which Gaynor delivers to homes and offices.
The GCT, working with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, the Ministry of Defence, English Nature and Northumbrian Water, want to use the lottery cash to extend a network of leks north from Otterburn across the border by providing better breeding grounds.
Perhaps no differences in endoparasite loads were found among lekking sharp-tailed grouse because good health is necessary for them to establish and maintain territories on the lek (Kermott, 1982); that is, males maintaining positions on leks may not be a random sample of males in populations.
In 1992, a lek was present south of Eunice, but it was not active after 1997 (Bailey & Williams 2000).
The 72-year-old, originally from Hong Kong, fell in love the day he met Thai schoolteacher Lek, 35.
7 PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON B, he and his colleagues argue that a lopsided sex ratio creates a phenomenon practically unknown among animals, a female lek.