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Artifacts discovered in the massive grave mounts of the Scythians have provided the first-ever evidence that the nomadic people conducted rituals that involved drug use, as first chronicled by the Greek historian Herodotus in writings dated back to 440 BCE.
Fiona O'Sullivan of Fiona's Soccer Camp in Marin County is hosting a complimentary instructional soccer clinic on June 6th between 1:00 and 3:00pm. San
BOULDER, Colo., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolder Band Headbands is proud to be named the official headband of the 2015 Memorial Day BolderBOULDER 10K race.
The Divorce Support Center, a multi-dimensional resource which aids individuals impacted by divorce, is pleased to announce its partnership with Certified Grief Recovery Specialist® Debbie
- Company appoints Lawrence Silber to lead HERC as it transitions to an independent public company, replacing Brian MacDonald. ESTERO, Fla., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global
The Kinky Curl Category is the latest addition to the Curly Hair Solutions™ website, giving those kinky curlies a chance to find products online specifically for their curls. (PRWEB)
First All-Inclusive Postnatal Workout DVD Designed to Help Women Get MORE Fit After Baby & Beyond Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 America’s
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Loeber Motors plays host to luxury car enthusiasts, prospective buyers on May 23 LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., May.
Nike Ultimate Camps, a division of US Sports Camps – the nation’s largest sports camp operator – will offer a 2015 summer
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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