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2014-11-20 08:39:56

NKU Arena Reveals Foxfire Installation on Wednesday, December 3rd at 9:30 AM EST CINCINNATI, Nov.

2014-11-20 08:38:11

Online Shopping Experience Allows Consumers to Customize a Personal Shop of Designer Prescription Eyeglasses and Sunglasses SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.

2014-11-20 08:35:43

Preppy Planet LLC has taken two major steps in order to secure the highly fashionable classic Preppy American style. TEMPLE, Ariz., Nov.

2014-11-20 00:21:47

Auctionata Follows Its Inaugural Modern & Contemporary Art Sale with a Stunning Auction of Chrono24: Modern & Vintage Timepieces, Totaling $275,400 NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-19 23:07:41

Michigan-based company, PackageFromSanta.com has partnered with twelve local and national charities and created its 12 Days of Giving promotion, providing families with an opportunity to give

2014-11-19 23:05:18

WorldSoccerShop.com Signs Official Partnership With Finnish Soccer Team Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 WorldSoccerShop.com, the premier

2014-11-19 23:03:30

New Healthy Skincare Clothing Line Protects Travelers this Holiday Season with UPF 50+ Daily Wear Clothing. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2014

2014-11-19 23:03:11

The fabric and frame finish studio provides the opportunity for customers to explore a great selection of many of the fabrics and finishes offered. Chino, CA

2014-11-19 16:25:08

Upgraded In-Store Shopping Experience with Complimentary Concierge Services and New #UGGShop Program Allows Consumers to Shop Directly from Instagram NEW YORK, Nov.


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.