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2014-12-17 23:02:27

Today, Weddingshe.com, an outstanding online supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion gowns, has recently announced its Christmas special offers. (PRWEB)

2014-12-17 12:24:48

Two Fireworks Shows, One Day-Long Parade & One Great Hotel Deal PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2014-12-16 23:10:37

A decades-old tradition of laying wreaths at the headstones of America’s service men and women around the world returned to Washington, Connecticut.

2014-12-16 23:10:17

Special Olympics organization announces partnership with cause-based apparel brand Flex Watches, for the goal of bringing awareness to the missions of both companies.

2014-12-16 23:04:11

Godiva's Secret Wigs has been empowering women for over 17 years, specializing in first time wig wearers and women experiencing medical hair loss challenges. (PRWEB)

2014-12-16 23:00:26

On December 1, 2014, a group of staff and patients from A Forever Recovery teamed up with more than 100 volunteers at the Wahmhoff Farms Nursery in Gobles, Michigan, so they could enthusiastically

2014-12-16 16:26:57

Local Los Angeles fabric and material designer helps designers and manufactures gain the edge with a wide selection at competitive rates LOS ANGELES, Dec.

Ancient Roman Mosaics
2014-12-16 12:39:08

And all this time we thought they were just for decoration.

2014-12-15 04:20:54

LOS ANGELES, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WeWOOD, the premier provider of eco-friendly fashion watches, is pleased to announce the launch of the new #TreeFreeHoliday

2014-12-12 23:07:05

Crossline Church brings Christmas joy to south Orange County through a major Christmas Concert event, Living Nativity and Christmas Eve Candlelight Services Laguna


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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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