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BRUSSELS, Belgium, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the consortium officially announces the common project ELECTRIC, which is co-funded by the EU and supports the


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Gotland Sheep
2014-10-07 10:25:01

The Gotland sheep, also known as the Gotland pelt, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the Island of Gotland in Sweden during the 1920’s and 1930’s. It is thought the breed was developed by crossbreeding the native Gute sheep with the Karakuls and Romanov breeds. Although the native Gute sheep still resides on the island, it is considered a rare breed. The Gotland sheep, sometimes called the improved Gotland, can be found in many other areas including Australia, New...

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Hucul Pony
2014-04-17 10:10:15

The Hucul Pony also known as the Carpathian  is a small pony from the Carpathian Mountains, in Ukraine and Romania. The name comes from a small group of ethnic Hutsul people. The breed was around before the Hutsul people and was first mentioned in writing about 400 years ago. Originally named the “Mountain Tarpan” the pony was used by the Austro-Hungarian Army. The first stud farm was established in Romania in 1856 and several different breeds were carefully bred for purity. In 1922,...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.