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Bar-headed Geese Give Insight Into Low Oxygen Tolerance
2014-04-08 14:58:41

University of Exeter A new study into how the world's highest flying bird, the bar-headed goose, is able to survive at extreme altitudes may have future implications for low oxygen medical conditions in humans. An international team of scientists recently tracked the bar-headed goose while it migrated across the Himalayas. Now they have shown how these birds are able to tolerate running at top speed while breathing only 7% oxygen. Exercising at high altitude is a massive challenge...

2013-09-25 23:30:13

PetChatz – developed by Anser Innovation – set to enter the market with U.S. patent-protected two-way video, voice, treat and scent dispensing system. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 With new and innovative pet technology applications, devices and systems entering the marketplace daily, Anser Innovation announces it has secured essential patents for its PetChatz TM Greet & Treat TM videophone for a two-way pet video, voice, treat and scent dispensing system. Available...

2012-08-27 02:23:07

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE® vodka has announced its return as a proud promotional partner for the 2012 US Open Tennis Championships held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens. This marks the sixth consecutive year of its longstanding partnership and the return of the fan favorite GREY GOOSE Honey Deuce cocktail, which will be available for purchase in commemorative souvenir cups listing past US Open champions at...

2012-02-29 10:44:00

But many are missing this adventure and the magic of myriad geese By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission KLEINFELTERSVILLE, Pa., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A sudden rising chatter signals the greater snow geese on Middle Creek's calm, icy waters are synchronizing for their morning departure. The crescendo climaxes in the serenity and shadows of sunrise with a spectacular upheaval over the water that every...

2011-12-08 05:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE ENTERTAINMENT® has announced the debut of its third season of the acclaimed original series "RISING ICONS," recognizing the most influential artists currently taking the music scene by storm. The inaugural episode featuring hip-hop artist Future hits online distribution channels Thursday, Dec. 8, with episodes for several artists to follow including Big Sean, Marsha Ambrosius, Ellie Goulding,...

2011-07-26 09:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early Canada goose and dove hunters will be able to take to the fields of Penn's Woods on Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania's 2011-12 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Dove hunters will have the opportunity to participate in a triple-split season, which will see some shifts due to the way the calendar falls this year. During the first season (Sept. 1 - Oct. 1),...

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2011-02-17 10:38:45

Imagine a woman riding a motor scooter down the street while flanked by a large bird flying almost cheek to beak with her. Could this be a harrowing scene from that famous Hitchcock horror movie, "The Birds?" Winged victory No: it's a carefully planned scene from an ongoing research project on a species of bird, the bar-headed goose, that is led by Jessica Meir of the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. Meir is studying bar-headed geese for their special abilities: they...

2009-08-13 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer BET launched an exciting new music series titled "GREY GOOSE ENTERTAINMENT AND BET PRESENT: RISING ICONS," which profiles eight of the world's most talented and gifted musicians. R&B artist Keri Hilson is featured in the next episode which premieres Monday, August 17 at 10:30 pm*. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090813/PH60955 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070716/BETNETWORKSLOGO ) Keri Hilson, part of a...

2009-07-23 16:03:00

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BET is launching a new music program titled "GREY GOOSE ENTERTAINMENT AND BET PRESENT: RISING ICONS." This new late-night series will profile eight of the world's most talented and gifted musicians. Premiering on Monday, July 27 at 10:30 pm* with Chrisette Michele, the half-hour series will not only showcase their musical skills, but take viewers on a personal journey into their world. Created by GREY GOOSE Entertainment and produced by BET Networks,...

2009-01-29 17:42:00

Miami, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Black History Month, GREY GOOSE(R) Vodka is proud to announce it will be sponsoring the YouTube(TM) Screening Room (www.youtube.com/ytscreeningroom) for an entire month. Throughout February, the YouTube Screening Room will showcase a series of short films, feature films and special programming, including interviews from prominent African Americans of various professions, disciplines and backgrounds. From Jan. 30 through Feb. 12, GREY GOOSE...


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2006-03-08 11:23:32

The Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) is a goose of the genus Branta, closely related to the Brent Goose (Branta bernicla). All the species of the Branta genus are distinguished by their general dark sooty color, relieved in some by way by white of greater or less purity, and as a distinction from the members of the genus Anser, which are known as grey geese. The Red-breasted Goose is found in arctic Europe, often close to nests of large birds of prey, such as Peregrine Falcons....

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2006-03-08 10:22:41

The Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii), also known as Lesser or Small Canada or Canadian Goose in North America, belongs to the genus of black geese Branta, which contains species with black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. The black head and neck with white "chinstrap" distinguish this goose from all except the larger Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) and the similarly-sized Barnacle Goose (B. leucopsis). There are up to 5 subspecies of Cackling Goose, of varying...

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2006-03-07 15:20:49

The Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) belongs to the genus of black geese named Branta. This genus contains species with mostly black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. Despite its superficial outward similarity to the Brent Goose, genetic analysis has shown it is an eastern derivative of the Cackling Goose lineage. It is easily identified by its largely black plumage and white face. Its call is a "kaw". During breeding season, Barnacle Geese can be found mainly on...

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2006-03-07 15:11:18

The Ross's Goose (Chen rossii) is a North American species of goose. It breeds in northern Canada and winters much further south in the continent in the southern USA and occasionally northern Mexico. The American Ornithologists' Union places this species and the other two "white" geese in the genus Chen rather than the more traditional "grey" goose genus Anser. Ross's Goose has white plumage except for its wings, which are black at the tips. It is similar in appearance to a white-phase...

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2006-03-07 14:59:21

The Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) is a North American species, so named due to its typically white plumage. The American Ornithologists' Union places this species and the other two "white" geese in the genus Chen, while some other authorities place it in the more traditional "grey" goose genus Anser. This goose breeds in northern Canada and the northeastern tip of Siberia. It winters much further south in the continent in the southern USA and beyond. These birds migrate in large flocks...

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