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2011-09-20 18:01:00

LONDON, September 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Peace Starts With Me" Today, PUMA.Peace announced a new annual film commission celebrating World Peace Day - an international UN day of ceasefire, and a day for individuals, organizations and countries to demonstrate acts of peace. PUMA.Peace, for 2011, has commissioned seven international artists and filmmakers to create original works focusing on the strength of personal acts of peace and...

2011-06-23 10:14:00

PENNDEL, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Langhorne Carpet Company is now weaving Jacquard-Wilton carpets made of luxurious 100% Peruvian alpaca fiber, the gold standard of all-natural carpet. It is similar to the touch of cashmere but far more durable. "This is another milestone in our 80-year history," said William H. Morrow, President of Langhorne Carpets. "We are honored to be the first carpet mill in America to be weaving pure Peruvian alpaca carpets for our customers across the...

2011-06-14 15:41:00

TSX: SGR  ||  OTCQX:SGRCF BISSETT, MB, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Mr. George Pirie, President and CEO of San Gold Corporation (TSX: SGR) (OTCQX: SGRCF), is pleased to announce it has entered into an option agreement with Cougar Minerals Corp. (TSX-V: COU) to acquire an 80% interest in 18 mineral claims comprising approximately 2,800 hectares near Bissett. The properties are adjacent to San Gold's properties to the east and south of the SG#1 deposit. As part of the...

2011-06-08 08:12:00

MARANELLO, Italy, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrari and PUMA today announced a long-term extension to their partnership. PUMA, the global sport-lifestyle brand will continue to be the official licensing partner for Ferrari branded products and the official supplier of team and race wear for Scuderia Ferrari. On the back of highly successful six year collaboration, this new agreement will see the two companies work together for a further long term period. (Photo:...

2011-06-07 08:41:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PUMA announced today it has entered into a new partnership with the South African Football Association. The global sportlifestyle brand has become the official technical supplier to the SAFA, effective immediately and lasting beyond the next two FIFA World Cups(TM). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110607/459320 ) PUMA will provide the official playing kits for all associated South African teams, including...

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2011-04-25 12:57:39

The British government said this week that a species of parakeet which threatens wildlife and crops will be removed from the wild. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) said in a statement that the monk parakeet was an invasive species. It announced measures to either rehouse the birds, remove their nests or shoot them. DEFRA said there are about 100 of the birds in the U.K., mainly in the southeast of England. DEFRA said that they have the potential to threaten...

2011-04-13 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global sportlifestyle brand PUMA® and The NMA Group, world-class leaders in product integration, promotions and entertainment publicity, today announced that The NMA Group will be the brand's global Agency of Record for entertainment marketing. The NMA Group will lead all entertainment initiatives within film, television, music, talent and entertainment public relations for the footwear, apparel and accessories brand and work...

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2011-03-17 09:10:33

Wildlife Conservation Society and partners find endangered cat species beyond the mountains in Patagonian steppe Once thought to exclusively inhabit its namesake mountain range, the threatened Andean cat"”a house cat-sized feline that resembles a small snow leopard in both appearance and habitat"”also frequents the Patagonian steppe at much lower elevations, according to a new study published by the Wildlife Conservation Society and partners. The finding represents a range...

2011-03-03 23:25:47

U of C research shows that human activity displaces predators more than prey A new paper by University of Calgary researchers, published today in PLoS ONE, demonstrates the edge given to prey in the "space race" by human activity. The research was conducted by two University of Calgary students, a University of Calgary Post-Doctoral Fellow and two University of Calgary professors from the Faculty of Environmental Design, Department of Geomatics in the Schulich School of Engineering and the...

2011-02-24 15:00:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/puma/puma-social-lands-in-toronto TORONTO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ - PUMA brings fun and irreverence to the sports sphere once again with the launch of "PUMA Social" a new campaign bringing together after-hours athletes from around the world. Are you a top shooter in foosball? A master at darts? Ping pong sensation? Or a curling wizard? If 5AM cab rides are more your style than 5AM runs, then PUMA Social was...


Latest Fauna of South America Reference Libraries

Titi
2014-04-18 14:17:08

The Titis, or Titi monkeys, are the New World monkeys belonging to the genus Callicebus. They are the only living members of the Callicebinae subfamily, which also contains the extinct genera Xenothrix, Paralouatta, Carlocebus, Antillothrix, Lagonimico, and possibly also Tremacebus. These monkeys reside on South America, from Colombia to Brazil, Peru and north Paraguay. Depending on the species, titis have a head and a body length of 9.1 to 18 inches and a tail, which is longer than the...

Carolina Parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis
2014-04-18 11:57:25

The Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) or the Carolina Conure was a small green colored Neotropical parrot with brilliant yellow colored head, reddish orange face and pale beak that was native to the eastern, Midwest, and plains states of the United States and was the only indigenous parrot within its range. It was found from southern New York and Wisconsin to Kentucky, Tennessee and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic seaboard to as far west as eastern Colorado. It resided in...

Yellow-Tailed Woolly Monkey, Oreonax flavicauda
2014-04-10 14:40:56

The Yellow-Tailed Woolly Monkey (Oreonax flavicauda) is a New World monkey that is native to Peru. It is a rare primate species that is found only in the Peruvian Andes, in the departments of Amaxonas and San Martin, along with the bordering areas of La Libertad, Huanuco, and Loreto. This woolly monkey was, at first, under the Lagothrix genera with other woolly monkeys, but because of debatable primary sources, they have been placed under the Oreonax genera. This genus has been suggested to...

Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Fuegian Steamer Duck, Tachyeres pteneres
2013-10-03 09:15:04

The Fuegian Steamer Duck (Tachyeres pteneres) known also as the Magellanic Flightless Steamer Duck, is a flightless duck located in South America. It belongs to the steamer duck genus Tachyeres. It inhabits the rocky coasts and coastal islands from southern Chile and Chiloe to Tierra del Fuego, switching to the adjacent sheltered lakes and bays further inland while breeding. It is a huge waterfowl measuring at 7.7 to 15 pounds and 26 to 33 inches with the males noticeably larger than the...

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