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2015-03-19 20:22:51

LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The report titled "Europe Athletic Apparel and Footwear Industry Outlook to 2018- Eastern European Region to Drive

2015-03-19 16:27:06

INDIANAPOLIS, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Simon announces the return of LOOKBOOK Live, a joint fashion program in collaboration with Glamour and GQ magazines,

2015-03-18 23:06:19

The Vogelsinger Soccer Academy marks its 50th year of setting the standard for excellence in soccer education. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2015

2015-03-18 23:04:02

UniWigs, the leading online wig brand, recently released its Spring Sale of colored hair extensions for 30% off, to commemorate the memorial of Bishop Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

2015-03-18 16:28:25

AUSTIN, Texas, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWavz(TM) (www.freewavz.com) received the

2015-03-18 16:24:29

NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharrell Williams will be honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski on June 1(st )at Lincoln

2015-03-18 08:25:19

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Express unveils a striking new tableaux created by acclaimed international fashion photographer Nick Knight, OBE,

2015-03-17 23:09:47

Nike Swim Camps is pleased to report that The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) men's swimming team and diving captured its

2015-03-17 23:08:38

Always striving to meet the needs of their customers, SunGrubbies.com is pleased to offer new sun protective derby hats in regular and extra large sizes.


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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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.