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2015-05-05 00:21:08

Blake Nordstrom, Pete Nordstrom and Erik Nordstrom Share Co-Presidency of Nordstrom, Inc. SEATTLE, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Nordstrom Board of Directors (NYSE: JWN) announced

2015-05-04 23:05:24

The Nike Green Mountain and Smoky Mountain Running Camps offer educational training programs

2015-05-04 23:02:43

LRF to Partner with Saks Fifth Avenue at the Mall at Short Hills, Daniella Ortiz Design of Palm Beach, Isabelle K Jewelry, Jodi Rose Originals, and Tiffany's Trinkets West

2015-05-04 12:32:01

NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After two months and nearly 600,000 votes, the non-profit organization Women On 20s announced today a final push for votes before approaching

2015-05-03 23:01:06

Recruiting for Good, a social staffing solution based in Santa Monica, CA, is rewarding people whose referrals

2015-05-01 23:04:45

700 Washington State Assisted Living Seniors Celebrate Life and Exercise Brain Fitness at Lynnwood Convention Center Monday, May 4th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm SEATTLE

2015-05-01 23:04:36

Miss America Kayla Martell Speaks Out For Women's Hair Loss Awareness With Guest Speakers: Hair Loss Expert & Educator Rhonda McCarthy & 20 Year Cancer Survivor Marilyn Dodds-Longo

2015-05-01 12:32:42

NEW YORK, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Verigold Jewelry announced a series of measures to protect all its jewelry designs & collections.

2015-05-01 08:25:12

Runway of Dreams Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Fund Development of Adaptive Branded Clothing for Differently-Abled Community LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- THE VIEW

2015-04-30 20:23:50

SAINT EMILION, France, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Dragon de Quintus is the magical emblem of this outstanding vineyard, as well as the name of Chateau Quintus's


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

Afrikaner Cattle
2014-07-04 09:22:53

The Afrikaner is a hardy breed of cattle native to South Africa. It is also known as Afrikander and in Afrikaans it is known as the Afrikanerbees. It is part of the Sanga type cattle. In 1652, large herds of Sanga cattle were rounded up by the Khoikhoi of the Dutch Cape Colony. The Afrikaner were used by the colonists for meat and milk and Boers used them as draft animals to pull wagons on the Great Trek. They have been bred with other cattle types for their fertility, docility and...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Soviet heavy draft horse
2014-06-25 14:10:37

The Soviet Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in Russia in the late 1800s and the modern breed established by the 1940s. The horse was developed by crossbreeding native mares with imported Belgian stallions. By 1936, three breeding centers were established, Pochinkovsk, Mordovian and Gavrilovo-Posad. Other breeding centers branched off of these and in 1952 the Soviet Heavy Draft was officially recognized as a heavy draft breed. The average height of the breed is 60.4 inches and...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

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