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

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.

2013-09-25 23:30:13

PetChatz – developed by Anser Innovation – set to enter the market with U.S.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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