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2010-04-12 09:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve bourbon will celebrate the glamour and glitz of the Kentucky Derby® with the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Luxury: the world's most exclusive mint julep cup.

2010-04-08 09:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Champion and bad boy, Dennis Rodman, will perform a live DJ set at Derby Pretty, a Kentucky Derby Eve celebrity concert and party on April 30, 2010 at Frazier International History Museum in Louisville. Derby Pretty producers, Chicago-based entertainment and marketing company Global Adrenaline, promises to transform the museum's event spaces into a chic, exclusive setting with exciting entertainment and modern decor.

2010-04-06 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Racers get ready! We're only 18 days away from PETCO's annual Hamster Ball Derby on Saturday, April 24 at 2 p.m. hosted at all of the company's more than 1,000 locations across the country.

2010-03-30 12:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DD Entertainment, Inc.

2010-03-24 12:10:00

Second Show Added! Also on Sale in the Action Sports Arena: Orange Crush Demolition Derby and Motorhome Madness Demolition Derby - July 24 & 25 On Sale in The Hangar: Journey Unauthorized & "Led Zeppelin Live" featuring Heartbreaker - July 30 & 31 Tickets on Sale Saturday, March 27, at 10 a.m. COSTA MESA, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- By popular demand, "Weird Al" Yankovic will perform a second show on Saturday, August 14, as part of the Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre...

2009-11-04 02:01:00

DERBY, England, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet and PC security specialist Prevx today launched a free security program designed to protect websites and internet users from the risks of online fraud without impacting the user experience.

2009-09-29 13:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX Searchlight's upcoming feature film, WHIP IT (Oct. 2 national release), stars such luminaries as Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig and Juliette Lewis but the real star of the film is the sport of roller derby. The L.A.

2009-08-26 10:05:47

Mine That Bird, the long-shot winner of the Kentucky Derby, won't run in this weekend's Travers Stakes to allow more recovery time from a recent surgery. Mine That Bird had throat surgery Aug.

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Derby's Woolly Opossum, Caluromys derbianus
2012-07-10 14:20:57

Derby's woolly opossum (Caluromys derbianus), also known as the Central American woolly opossum, can be found in Central America. Its range includes Colombia, Belize, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Although its range extends across many areas, it is not widely distributed.  It prefers habitats in lowland and highland rain forests at altitudes of up to 8,500 feet. Derby’s woolly opossum can weigh between 7.1 and 14 ounces, with the prehensile...

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