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The recent birth of a Przewalski's horse at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute has given new hope for the future of the rare and endangered species, which at one time was believed to be extinct.
According to a Washington Post article published 7/10/13 entitled, “Pet insurance one of the hottest employee benefits in US, offered by 1-3 Fortune 500 companies,” pet insurance could be
In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden Meadows Kennels recently gave blood at the Los
Scientists from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University advise that loss of genetic diversity presents survival risks for historically common marine fish and should be considered in fisheries management
When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed with high-risk, stage-three Neuroblastoma, the staff at Golden Meadows Retrievers eagerly joined together with the Talbert Family Foundation
DogBreedCartoon provides well over 175 fun and colorful dog breed designs on 1000’s of products.
With fewer than a dozen flowering plants out of 300,000 species accounting for 80 percent of humanity's caloric intake, people need to tap unused plants to feed the world in the near future.
Animaroo.com has launched a site redesign that will focus on responsible breeding. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Animaroo.com, LLC, today announced
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The AKC Canine
The poll Dorset is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Australia and was developed to be purebred hornless breed. It was developed between 1937 and 1954 by introducing the poll gene into the Dorset Horn breed and back breeding until the bloodline was nearly one hundred percent Dorset Horn. This breed shares its name with the polled Dorset that was developed in the United States at the North Carolina State University in the 1950’s, but these two breeds are not the same. The poll...
The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...
The Manx loaghtan is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the Isle of Man. This breed descended from primitive sheep that once resided on the Hebrides, the Shetland Islands, and Scotland. Its name is derived from the Manx term lugh dhoan, which means mouse brown and is the color of the breed. The Manx loaghtan is small in size and the wool is dark brown in color, with the legs and face holding no wool. This breed is not polled, or hornless, and although the preferred amount of...
The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...
The border Leicester is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England in 1767. The breed was named after the area in which it was developed and from the foundation stock of Dishley Leicester that was used in its development. It became a common breed in the United Kingdom by the nineteenth century and it has been exported to other countries including the United State, Canada, India, South Africa, Japan, Russia, and Australia. The border Leicester varies in weight depending upon the...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.
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