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2013-07-17 23:01:07

Las Vegas tech company supports Nevada’s largest animal shelter in its quest to win national grant by saving lives this summer. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Duvon Corporation announced today that it has teamed up with The Animal Foundation, Nevada’s largest open-admission animal shelter and pet adoption agency, to help reunite lost pets with their owners. The technology company is offering pet owners a valuable tool for identifying their pets, along with the opportunity to...

2013-06-06 23:04:14

National Academy of Sciences recommends on-range management of wild horses. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has announced its support of the National Academy of Sciences´ (NAS) study that was released today, which identifies ways the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) can modify its program to manage sustainable populations of wild horses on public lands. The study takes note of several key findings,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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