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2012-04-01 23:01:40

A local business’ support helped save the largest wild water rafting, kayaking, and canoeing event in the country. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2012

2011-08-05 11:00:00

ERIE, Pa., Aug.

2011-07-21 09:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday evening, more than 500 soap box derby champions and their guests will get a special treat: a private screening of "25 Hill," hosted by the movie's writer and director Corbin Bernsen.

2011-07-11 23:42:00

PHOENIX, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball's biggest sluggers went to bat for charities tonight and helped State Farm and Major League Baseball raise $603,000 during the 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby at Chase Field.

2011-07-11 14:00:00

PHOENIX, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm and Major League Baseball's (MLB) biggest hitters will swing for the fences for kids from Phoenix Area Boys & Girls Clubs (BGCA) during the 2011 State Farm® Home Run® Derby on Monday, July 11, at Chase Field.

2011-07-07 11:44:00

ST. LOUIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., Gold Sport Collectibles and Major League Baseball Properties® today unveiled the new, special edition "gold ball" for the 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby in Phoenix, Monday, July 11 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m.

2011-06-29 08:00:00

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phantom Fireworks President Bruce J. Zoldan, a member of horse racing's Team Valor, has already seen plenty of fireworks this season when Team Valor's Animal Kingdom won the roses at the Kentucky Derby in May, and that was long before Mr.

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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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