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2014-06-28 23:03:43

Recently, Dresses1000.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has released its new designs of 2014 homecoming gowns. According to the company’s senior spokesman, all the international clients can get a discounted price when buying these new products online. (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Recently, Dresses1000.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has released its new designs of 2014 homecoming gowns. According to the company’s senior spokesman, all the...

2014-06-28 23:02:08

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an outstanding casket manufacturer in the current market, has unveiled its new assortment of top quality urns. (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an outstanding casket manufacturer in the current market, has unveiled its new assortment of top quality urns. What's more, it has decided to launch a promotion for these high quality urns. They are now all offered with discounted prices, up to 25% off. According to the company’s sales...

2014-06-27 23:11:07

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket manufacturer from China, has unveiled its new selection of rental caskets. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket manufacturer from China, has unveiled its new selection of rental caskets. According to the company’s chief executive officer, all items included in the new range are excellent. “We take pride in our newly released rental caskets. All these items are made from excellent materials. Now,...

2014-06-27 23:10:15

The Geeks on Site new Training Plus Service will assist customers with any computer topic they request, from the basic to the advanced. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Geeks on Site, a nationwide premium computer repair and service company, announced today the addition of a new service to its portfolio. Training Plus service, with 2 hours block at a discounted price, is the new offering the company has launched to empower its customers. The Geeks on Site new Training Plus Service...

2014-06-27 23:08:45

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces a new tour, Namibia Sampler: Wildlife, Birding, and Spectacular Scenery, running September 13 - 25, 2014. Designed in partnership with Birding Africa, a leader in ornithology tours, travelers will uncover Namibia’s incredible biodiversity and striking landscapes in the Namib Desert and Etosha National Park, one of Africa’s most renowned wildlife parks. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 “Our partnership with...

2014-06-27 23:07:27

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Global Handbags Market Report: 2014 Edition” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Handbags are perceived as the ultimate commodity that provides access to the very heart of the most important economic powerhouse: female consumers. Women consider handbag as a mobile survival kit that helps them control many things at one time. It has been found that 95% of women in developed countries own at least a handbag regardless of age,...

2014-06-27 23:00:45

Recently, UWDress.com, an outstanding company in the dress industry, has unveiled its new range of bridesmaid prom dresses to celebrate the 2014 World Cup. (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Recently, UWDress.com, an outstanding company in the dress industry, has unveiled its new range of bridesmaid prom dresses to celebrate the 2014 World Cup. To attract more ladies and show its appreciation to the frequent callers, the company has launched a special offer on these excellent outfits. The company’s...

2014-06-27 12:25:11

John Burger Ranked #1, Lisa Lippman #2 and Kyle Blackmon #4 Agents in New York City NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Harris Stevens is pleased to announce that five agents based in their New York City offices were named as top agents in the country by The Wall Street Journal and Real Trends today. John Burger was ranked the top individual agent in New York City. Lisa Lippman was #2 and Kyle Blackmon #4 in Manhattan. "We are honored that five of our New York City agents...

2014-06-27 12:23:57

ASPCA's first-ever interactive mobile app provides pet owners with research-based tips and tools for recovering lost pets NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly one-in-five pets goes missing after being scared by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises according to recent survey findings. Because having the right information at your fingertips is key when the unthinkable happens, the ASPCA(®) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...

Research Finds Chimps Like Listening To Music With A Different Beat
2014-06-27 03:46:27

American Psychological Association Nonhuman primates preferred African, Indian tunes over strong beats typical of Western music While preferring silence to music from the West, chimpanzees apparently like to listen to the different rhythms of music from Africa and India, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. "Our objective was not to find a preference for different cultures' music. We used cultural music from Africa, India and Japan to...


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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...

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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