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2009-03-23 00:01:00

Surgeons at North Carolina's Duke University Medical Center say they have performed surgery on a fetus to repair a heart defect. The heart was critically malformed and lacked proper channels for blood flow, The (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer reported Sunday.

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2008-05-28 10:55:31

The Perro de Presa Canario originated in the Canary Islands as a cattle drover, guard dog, bull-fighting breed, and general multi-purpose farm dog. The name translates to Canarian Dog of Prey. The Perro de Presa Canario was first established in the1700s when an established farm dog from the Canary Islands was crossed with the Mastiff as well as other English dogs brought to the islands by colonists. The breed nearly became extinct during the 1940s but was revived in the 1970s with the help of...

2008-05-24 22:39:12

The Great Dane is one of the two tallest breeds of dog, alongside the Irish Wolfhound. Different sources report different countries of origin for the breed; some refer to Germany while others claim Denmark is its home. The breed is incredibly large and usually weighs between 100 and 120 pounds. The minimum height of the Great Dane is 28 inches, but some have measured up to 42 inches tall. The coat of the Great Dane is short, and one of six colors and patterns: fawn, brindle, blue, black,...

2008-05-24 15:23:13

The French Bulldog is a breed that began when some English bulldog fanciers wanted a similar breed which was not developed for dog fighting. This bulldog was small and became more popular as artisans escaping England's Industrial Revolution moved to France. They became favorites of the street walkers as well as the Russian Royal Family and King Edward VII. The breed was recognized in the late 1800s and eventually imported to the United States. The breed is muscular and compact, weighing 16...

2008-05-22 12:24:48

The Scottish Deerhound is a large sight hound developed to hunt red deer by deer stalking and coursing in the highland moor. The breed is closely related to the Irish Wolfhound. The appearance of the Scottish Deerhound is similar to that of the Greyhound. It is a large breed, standing 28 to 32 inches high and weighing between 75 and 110 pounds. Its rough, wiry coat is typically blue-gray, but the color can range from various shades of gray to brindle, yellow, or even red fawn. related to...

2008-05-20 22:18:48

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is one of two types of Corgi; this particular breed originated in Cardiganshire, Wales, thus its name. The phrase "cor gi" is sometimes translated as "dwarf dog" in Welsh. It was originally bred as a farm guardian, and was then used to herd cattle and sheep. The breed stands very low to the ground because of its very short legs. The average Cardigan Welsh Corgi stands 10.5 to 12.5 inches tall and weighs 25 to 38 pounds. Unlike its cousin the Pembroke Corgi, the...

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Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.