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2015-03-14 08:13:46

Prehistoric archaeologist and tattooing anthropologist, Aaron Deter-Wolf, explains many of the reasons why humans choose to get inked.

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Nike Tennis Camps expands to provide youth tennis players an exciting new opportunity in El Paso, Texas. San

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Nike Running Camps is pleased to offer advanced placement classes and programs designed specifically for middle school runners

2015-03-13 23:01:29

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Puma Energy Enters UK Market SINGAPORE, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Puma Energy, the globally integrated midstream and downstream energy company, has today announced the

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Celebrate Super Pi Day – the only day in this century that aligns with the infinite number’s sequence – on Saturday, March 14 from 9 am - 5 pm at the Science Museum of Virginia.

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Community gathers with special guests, lead donors to launch most significant renovation in Esalen's 52-year history BIG SUR, Calif., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

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Nike Ultimate Camps and Next Level Ultimate will unite once again in 2015 to host the youth ultimate summer camp at the University

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Limited Engagement: April 30th through May 24th LAS VEGAS, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International super model, film star, and fashion icon, Tyson Beckford, will trade the runway

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LONDON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever watched The Voice and wanted to change what the judges were wearing? If you are in Birmingham this week and attending the Big


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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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