Latest Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund Stories

2010-11-11 13:14:00

DENVER, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Having already funded research on the health of dolphins affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund will now help the rare saiga antelope in Kazakhstan. More than 12,000 critically endangered saiga antelopes were found dead in western Kazakhstan in May of this year. The rapid response fund, established by Morris Animal Foundation in honor of longtime trustee Betty White, will begin supporting Fauna...

2010-05-07 14:19:00

DENVER, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In times of wildlife health emergencies, Morris Animal Foundation -- and Betty White -- are there to help. Morris Animal Foundation is currently working with wildlife scientists to determine needs for wildlife health research that will result from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and is prepared to grant money to research the long-term effects a disaster such as this could cause to native and endangered wildlife. (Photo:...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.