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2011-04-20 09:22:36

Dog owners and veterinarians have long relied on a mix of limited data and anecdotal evidence to assess which breeds are at risk of dying from various conditions, but a new University of Georgia study provides a rare and comprehensive look at causes of death in more than 80 breeds. The study, published in the current edition of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, can be used to create breed-specific health maintenance programs and is a starting point for future studies that will...

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2011-02-21 14:25:00

State legislators in Chihuahua, Mexico said Sunday that they have asked Federal authorities to ban a shoot-em-up video game called "Call of Juarez: The Cartel." The video game, which is based on drug cartel shootouts in Ciudad, Juarez, has angered local officials. About 6,000 people died in drug-related violence in Ciudad, Juarez in 2009 and 2010, making the city one of the deadliest in the world. The web site of game developer Ubisoft Entertainment SA said the title is due to release this...

2011-02-14 09:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show is considered the ultimate showcase of purebred dogs. With 2,500 champions, representing 173 breeds, this show offers dog lovers across the United States an opportunity to view the "best of the best" and often, spurs the purchase of a new pet. However, as WKC begins today, Petplan, the nation's leading pet insurer, reminds potential pet parents that the expense of selecting a purebred is not simply...

2010-12-16 10:39:00

TSX: GAM / NYSE: GRS / BSX: GL7 TORONTO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): Gammon is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into binding Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Aurion Resources Ltd. wherein both parties agree to negotiate a definitive agreement that will provide Gammon with an option to earn up to a 70% joint venture interest in the 12,985 hectare La Bandera Project located in Durango, Mexico. Under the terms defined in the Letter of...

2010-11-29 09:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): announced today that Ambassador Martha I. Lara-Alatorre has been appointed government relations advisor for Mexico to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. "We are delighted to name Ambassador Lara-Alatorre advisor to our Board. Based upon her exceptional career, we believe Ambassador Lara-Alatorre will add strong perspective and tremendous expertise to our efforts as we implement...

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...


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Chihuahua White Pine, Pinus strobiformis
2014-07-14 15:53:18

Chihuahua white pine (Pinus strobiformis) is found in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains in Northern Mexico as well as in southern Mexico through Chihuahua and Durango to Jalisco. This pine has also been found growing in the US in AZ, CO, NM, and TX. Other common names include Border pine and Southwestern White pine. The Chihuahua white pine is a small to medium sized tree growing to heights of 50-80 feet with a height of 98 feet in perfect growing conditions. This tree likes to grow in...

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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