Related to black dwarf: black hole , brown dwarf. The remains of a white dwarf star after it has expended all of its energy and is no longer emitting detectable radiation. The celestial object that remains after a white dwarf has used up all of its energy and no longer gives off detectable radiation. See Note at dwarf star. Schwarzer Zwerg.
Black-headed dwarf chameleon, Durban dwarf chameleon Eng. Chameleons are found throughout most of Africa. Dwarf chameleons are unique endemic to South Africa. This misnomer and also the specific epithet melanocephalum originated from a museum specimen whose head had turned black as a result of preservation. The KwaZulu dwarf chameleon belongs to the genus Bradypodion , which has 15 currently described species; however, this number may change because of ongoing research being done on the genus.
Jump to navigation. The baby may have had dark purplish skin caused by lack of oxygen after a long and difficult labour, which nearly cost the queen her life. According to rumour, the baby did not die, but instead was hidden away in a convent. Voltaire makes no mention of this story, which he would certainly have known about, but we can find a trace of it in the related story of the Black Nun of Moret which Voltaire places right at the end of his series of anecdotes. Voltaire concludes the tale, and the chapters of anecdotes, with a statement which encapsulates his vision of his role as a historian of modernity.