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2009-12-04 10:27:14

The cadavers of thousands of camels who have perished from lack of water in the Australia Outback are contaminating important waterholes and consecrated areas.

2009-11-02 11:35:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 2,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) will webcast presentations the company will make to the investment community on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

2009-09-03 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) will host a webcast of its business presentation at the Barclays Capital Back-To-School Consumer Conference in Boston on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at approximately 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Thomas R.

2009-07-23 06:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

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2009-06-30 05:41:50

Spanish researchers have uncovered a new type of camel that lived in Europe about six million years ago.

2009-06-12 07:48:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 400 employees of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its operating companies will be in Raleigh to rally in opposition to Governor Perdue's proposed $1 per pack increase in the state's excise tax on cigarettes.

2009-05-22 14:02:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is disappointed that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed many of the findings of the district court in the lawsuit United States v.

2009-05-06 13:11:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At their annual meeting today, shareholders of Reynolds American Inc.

2009-05-06 09:50:00

--Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally-- WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the group REAL of Hawai'i have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco.


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Llama, Lama glama
2012-09-19 14:36:11

Llama, Lama glama The llama (Lama glama) is a domesticated camelid from South America. It is often used as a pack animal or for meat by Andean cultures. Its hair is used to make clothing and handicrafts. The course outer hair is typically used to make lead ropes, rugs, and wall hangings, and the fibers can come in many colors ranging from black to reddish brown to white. Because of transportation and trade of this species, there are now more than 158,000 llamas and 100,000 alpacas in...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

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2007-10-22 10:42:28

The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna), is a camelid species native to South America. They are most commonly found in Bolivia, Peru, Chile, and northwest Argentina. Peru has the largest number. Bolivia has great number of wild vicuñas in the Southwestern side of the country. It lives in the high alpine regions of the Andes. Vicuñas live in the grass lands and plains in the mountain regions at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,500 meters (13000 to 18000 feet). The vicuña is considered more...

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2007-08-14 12:56:55

The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus), is a large even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of eastern Asia. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the Dromedary, also known as the Arabian camel, which has one. For a memory aid the B of Bactrian can be imagined as a graphic of two humps and the D of Dromedary can be imagined as a graphic of one hump. Nearly all of the estimated 1.4 million Bactrian Camels alive today are domesticated, but in October 2002 the...

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