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2010-11-19 14:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today the launch of a worldwide initiative to give Shrek fans everywhere an opportunity to become a part of film history. As the biggest animated film franchise of all time comes to a close with the arrival of the entire Shrek saga in a complete, bonus-filled Blu-ray or DVD box set entitled Shrek: The Whole Story on December 7th, 2010, DreamWorks Animation is giving fans around the...

2010-11-16 07:55:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is finally ogre as audiences celebrate the arrival of Shrek Forever After the final chapter of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: DWA) legendary Shrek franchise on Tuesday, December 7th. The beloved green ogre will go on to live happily ever after as all four films debut together for the first time ever on dazzling Blu-ray in Shrek: The Whole Story with a special introductory price as low as $44.99 for a very limited...

2010-10-06 05:13:00

DENVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westin Tabor Center Denver continues a holiday tradition of offering orchestra-seat theater tickets paired with an overnight stay, as a memory maker for the holiday season. This year, the hotel offers packages for events at the Denver Center for Performing Arts including the Broadway touring company production of Shrek the Musical; packages begin on Tuesday, November 23 at $217 for two. The Westin also offers packages for Colorado Ballet's annual...

2010-09-17 13:17:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- You remember the headlines: "Tiger in Harlem; Animal Keeper Mauled. It was shocking. Wild animals are kept as pets and hidden in plain sight right in the middle of New York City. Antoine Yates had brought a pair of tiger and lion cubs to share his tiny Harlem apartment. Antoine secluded himself among his "pets" in his home, which he saw as an Eden for wild animals and a safe haven for himself - never recognizing his situation as dangerous and...

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2010-07-30 15:15:00

A zedonk is attracting attention at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega, Georgia after being born there a week ago. The animal, which is an unusual cross between a donkey and a zebra, has black stripes prominently displayed on her legs and face. C.W. Wathen, the preserve's founder and general manager, told The Associated Press that the foal has zebra instincts.  Wathen said she sits up instead of laying on her side, as if she's staying alert for predators. Donkeys and...

2010-07-01 11:58:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Donkeys (www.threedonkeys.com), an independent game developer and publisher, announced today the release of Spectromancer: League of Heroes Expansion(TM), co-designed by Magic: The Gathering's Richard Garfield and Alexey Stankevich, creator of Astral Tournament and Astral Masters. Spectromancer: League of Heroes Expansion adds a new campaign and three new mage types to the original Spectromancer(TM) for both single-player or online multi-player...

2010-05-20 18:54:00

GLENDALE, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced a robust slate of promotional partners and licensees in support of the Company's upcoming feature film release, "Shrek Forever After," which comes to theaters tomorrow. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100520/LA08759) "We are thrilled that 'Shrek Forever After' is prominently featured in the campaigns of such a prestigious group of industry-leading brands, which...

2010-05-19 16:10:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced the availability of the Shrek Forever After(TM) video game, which is based on the highly anticipated Shrek® feature film from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA). Out on store shelves now, gamers can team up with friends in the ultimate Shrek game, working together to conquer that crafty Rumpelstiltskin. "The Shrek Forever After video game offers fans an...

2010-05-14 08:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company plans to bring live, green carpet coverage from the Los Angeles premiere of Shrek Forever After directly to fans in real time via Facebook beginning at 9:30 a.m. PDT on Sunday, May 16, 2010. Using a Facebook account, fans can send questions and messages to the show's co-hosts, Internet personality David Lehre and recording artist Kaci Brown, on the green...

2010-05-06 16:50:00

DENVER, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- An official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate Ethiopia's version of the Mobile Library System, an Ethiopian Donkey Cart Library, will be at The Denver Center for International Studies at 574 W. 6th Avenue in Denver and begins at 11:00 a.m. MDT on Friday, May 7, 2010. An official replica of an Ethiopian Donkey Cart, complete with donkeys, will be present for the ribbon cutting ceremony. The donkey carts deliver books to rural areas of the country, which...


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Plains Zebra, Equus quagga
2012-06-27 13:47:30

The plains zebra (Equus quagga) is native to Africa, and is the most common zebra found. Its range extends from southern Ethiopia to East Africa, with a southern range including Angola and eastern South Africa. Its other common names include Burchell’s zebra and the common zebra. The plains zebra holds six recognized subspecies including Grant’s zebra and the maneless zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra are classified in the subgenus Hippotigris and appear to be more...

Grevy’s Zebra, Equus grevyi
2012-05-28 16:09:29

Grevy’s Zebra (Equus grevyi) is the largest wild equid in existence today. It is also known as the imperial zebra. It is the most endangered of all species of zebra. Named after Jules Grevy, this zebra can be found in Ethiopia, but mainly in Kenya. At one time, Grevy’s zebra roamed Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia, but its populations have dwindled and now reside in small areas in northern Kenya, and a few small areas in Ethiopia. In 1882, a French naturalist named Émile Oustalet...

Grant’s Zebra, Equus quagga boehmi
2012-05-08 14:17:34

Grant’s zebra (Equus quagga boehmi) are among the six subspecies of the plains zebra, and the smallest of them. This zebra is from the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Its range extends from Zambia, west of the Luangwa River, west to Kariba, Shaba Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its northern range extends to Kibanzao Plateau. In Tanzania, its range extends from Nyangaui and Kibwezi in the north and south into southwestern Kenya and can go as far south as Sotik. Grant’s zebra...

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2007-12-21 13:23:50

The Somali Wild Ass (Equus asinus somalicus), is a subspecies of the African Wild Ass. It is found in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea, the Afar Region of Ethiopia, and Somalia. The legs of the Somali Wild Ass are horizontally striped with black, resembling those of a zebra. Photo Credit: Robert Lawton

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2007-10-23 14:19:29

The Mongolian Wild Ass (Equus hemionus hemionus), is a subspecies of the Onager. It is found in Mongolia and northern China, and was previously found in Kazakhstan before it became extinct due to hunting. The numbers in China and Mongolia are also vulnerable due to poaching and competition grazing. Numbers have dropped severely in the 1990s and by 2003 the total Mongolian population was estimated at only 20,000 specimens. Poaching for meat seems to be the biggest threat for guanacos in...

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