captively

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  • Some controversy exists over the issue of falconer's ownership of captively bred birds of prey.
  • Flinders University intends to establish a centre at which animals can be captively studied, bred and potentially released back to the wild.
  • By far, most hydrochloric acid is consumed captively by the producer.
  • Initially testing involved the XGAM-72 being captively carried by a B-52.
  • Two of these species, the Guam rail and the Micronesian kingfisher, are being captively bred in zoos in the hope that they can eventually be released back into the wild.
  • The Wilderness was the location of a 1996 release of captively-bred endangered California condors in an attempt to re-introduce them to the wild.
  • Captively bred hybrid falcons have been available since the late 1970s, and enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity in North America and the UK in the 1990s.
  • Peregrines and other captively bred imported falcons are also commonplace.
  • After a minimum of five years at General level, falconers may apply for a Master Class license, which allows them to keep up to five wild raptors for falconry and an unlimited number of captively-produced raptors (all must be used for falconry).
  • A number of captively held individuals are the result of hybridization with the saltwater crocodile, but several thousand "pure" individuals do exist in captivity, and are regularly bred at crocodile farms, especially in Thailand.
  • In the methanol economy, any process which similarly produces free hydrogen, proposes to immediately use it "captively" to reduce carbon dioxide into methanol, which, like plant products from photosynthesis, has great advantages in storage and transport over free hydrogen itself.
  • Fourteen of these survivors were selected to be the founders of a captively bred population, which was established in the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium between 1974 and 1980.
  • The global production value of fine chemicals is estimated at $85 billion, of which about 2/3, or $55 billion are produced captively and $30 billion represent the global revenues of the fine chemical industry.
  • Other objectives of the flight were to perform the operations necessary to fulfill the requirements of experiments located in SPACEHAB-3 and to fly captively, then deploy and retrieve the Spartan-204 payload.