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2010-11-29 08:30:00

Producing gold, silver and lead in concentrates BROOMFIELD, CO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ - Further to its press release of November 9, 2010, Pan American Goldfields Ltd (OTCBB:"MXOM") (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the company's partner Minera Rio Tinto (MRT)  continues to increase production and optimize operations at the  Cieneguita project mill in Chihuahua, Mexico as projected previously. Pre-concentrate produced at the Cieneguita mill is shipped for...

2010-05-21 04:00:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bling Bone selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR, as their agency of record. Bling Bone designs fine jewelry for pets and their people. Learn more at http://www.blingbone.com. Whitegate PR is providing Bling Bone with a cohesive brand strategy, marketing material coordination, social media outreach and traditional public relations and media relations support. About Bling Bone: After an international career in modeling, Brazilian-born Sandra...

2010-01-06 10:59:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco's hometown airline, Virgin America, is assisting the City of San Francisco Animal Care and Control (SF ACC) by flying Chihuahuas from San Francisco to New York today so the dogs can be adopted into loving new homes. The massive overpopulation of Chihuahuas in California is forcing animal shelters on the West Coast to look to shelters on the East Coast for help - where there is demand for the dogs. The SF ACC asked Virgin America to...

2009-10-20 12:16:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Buehler Motor, Inc. (BMI), a leading international provider of mechatronic drive solutions with specialties in the automotive, aerospace, medical products, office and building automation industries, continues to prepare for North American growth with two new senior-level appointments, and a new manager of its Mexico plant operations. Charles A. Leslie, Jr., has rejoined BMI as North American controller and commercial director, while long-time...

2009-10-02 16:08:31

Workers at a Phoenix animal rescue say a Chihuahua that lost its mother in childbirth is nursing from its adopted mom -- a cat. Heather Allen of Halo Animal Rescue said she jumped into action last week when she received a Chihuahua one hour after its mother died in childbirth, KTVK-TV, Phoenix, reported Friday. I called animal control and I said 'What do you have for me that's nursing?' Allen said. She said she was initially hesitant when animal control staff told her the only nursing animal...

2009-08-24 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On your bark, get set, go! Seven speedy Chihuahuas from across the country will race for the title of America's Fastest Chihuahua during PETCO's Fifth Annual National Chihuahua Races - and the featherweight contenders promise a heated competition. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030603/PETCOLOGO) The championship races take place at New York City's Riverside Park on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. Two rival champs, Tiger from California...

2009-07-01 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On your bark, get set, go! PETCO is calling all pint-sized racers with larger-than-life personalities to get ready to race during the Fifth Annual PETCO National Chihuahua Races. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030603/PETCOLOGO) Seven regional competitions will be held in a race across the country from the West Coast to the East Coast over three weekends in August. The contest will come to a head at the national championship race in New York...

2009-06-15 11:56:50

A California woman said a mountain lion that wandered onto her property was cornered by a gang of unlikely guardians -- her trio of toy chihuahuas. Ana Lee Spray, 23, said she was awakened Saturday morning by the sound of her three chihuahuas barking at the top of their tiny lungs at the opening of the garage at her Sage home, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported Monday. Spray said she looked out her daughter's window to investigate the ruckus and was shocked to see her gang of 3-pound dogs had...

2009-04-28 15:38:39

The Michigan owners of a 6-pound chihuahua carried away by high winds credit a pet psychic with guiding them back to the dog. Dorothy Utley, 72, of Rochester, Mich., said the chihuahua, Tinker Bell, was carried away by 70 mph winds Saturday at the Dixieland Flea Market in Waterford, Mich., The Detroit News reported Tuesday. Utley said her husband and more than 50 volunteers joined the search for Tinker Bell but it wasn't until after she spoke with a pet psychic from Holly, Mich., that she...

2009-04-17 13:52:39

A dog that disappeared following a deadly car crash in Concord, Calif., has been found and will be reunited with its injured owner, the victim's aunt says. Denise Bezerra, whose nieces Dominique and Britney Cushman were involved in the Interstate 5 crash, said Britney's 2-year-old Chihuahua, Coco, has been found after being missing for several days, the Contra Costa Times said Friday. Bezerra said the recovery of the dog, one of five canines traveling with the sisters during Monday's crash,...


Latest Chihuahua Reference Libraries

Chihuahua pine, Pinus leiophylla
2014-02-21 15:54:49

Chihuahua pine (Pinus leiophylla) grows in Mexico along the Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur from Chihuahua to Oaxaca. This tree can also be found growing in the United States in southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, Durango, CO,  as well as South Africa and Australia. Commercial plantings can be found in the higher elevations of Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Zambia. The Chihuahua pine grows in high elevations from 5249 feet to 9843 feet. This pine requires 23.6-39.3...

Sky Islands
2009-07-04 14:40:55

Sky Islands are mountains located within ranges that are isolated by valleys in which other ecosystems are located. As a result, mountain ecosystems are isolated from each other, and species can develop separately, as occurs on island groups such as the Galápagos Islands. The best known example of sky islands are the northern end of the Sierra Madre Occidental in New Mexico, Arizona, Chihuahua and Sonora on the U.S.-Mexico border. Other sky islands of note in the U.S. are the Great...

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2008-10-16 21:49:06

The Desert Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata luteola) is found from the Trans-Pecos region of Texas and southeastern Arizona south into Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico. Its habitat is arid, open prairie areas. They can live 25 years or longer. The colors of the mature desert box turtle are lighter and more muted than the colors of the young. Most, but not all, male turtles have red irises. Other characteristics of males include concave plastrons, thicker tails with the cloacae nearer the tip, and...

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2008-05-21 10:49:10

The Chihuahua was discovered in Mexico in 1850 and is the smallest breed of dog in existence. The modern-day Chihuahua might have been a cross between the Chinese hairless and the Aztec Techichi dog. The breed was first registered in 1905. Chihuahuas are tiny, they generally stand between 6 and 10 inches tall and weigh 3.3 to 6.6 pounds on average, although some can weigh up to 10 pounds. The Chihuahua has large eyes for its body and small, erect ears. It can have one of two types of...

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