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2009-04-29 06:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Quarter 2009 -- At a Glance Adjusted EPS of $1.00, unchanged versus year-ago quarterReported EPS of $0.03, including non-cash trademark impairment charges of $0.97Volume declines reflect significant trade inventory reductions driven by federal tax increasesR.J.

2009-04-16 04:00:00

Senate to Soon Review Version of Bill Recently Passed by House of Representatives NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oral Cancer Foundation today called for the U.S. Senate to grant the U.S.

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2009-04-01 09:35:25

Wild camels wandering in the Australian outback are becoming a nuisance, as they are turning on outside water faucets in their search for water, officials announced Wednesday.

2009-03-25 13:54:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.J.

2009-03-17 14:09:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. today called N.C. Gov.

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2009-02-13 08:10:00

A new federal report released on Thursday found that Marlboro cigarettes are the runaway favorite of teen smokers.

2009-02-12 13:56:38

U.S. researchers suggest that exposure to tobacco advertising and promotional activities plays a role in influencing youth to start smoking.

2009-02-11 06:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb.

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2008-12-09 14:25:00

Only months after being told to save the world from climate change by consuming kangaroos, Australians were urged Tuesday to start eating camels to keep them from wreaking environmental havoc.


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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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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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