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Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If the legacy of the world’s great explorers can be measured by the number of times their names appear on maps, then none could be greater than Alexander von Humboldt. Born in Berlin,...

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White Polled Heath
2014-10-09 11:02:38

The white polled heath, known as the Moorschnucke is Germany, is a breed of domestic, landrace sheep from northern Germany. This breed is thought to have originated after crossbreeding a plain-wool landrace breed with the German grey heath and was separated from the horned variety of white sheep that shares its family in 1922. Today it is typically raised in high moor regions or dry grasslands of central and northern Germany but bred in Diepholz moor depression, where it is protected as a...

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Rhenish-German Cold-Blood horse
2014-06-25 13:26:52

The Rhenish-German Cold-Blood is a breed of horse originating from Germany. It was developed less than 100 years ago from crossbreeding heavy horses from Rhineland, Westphalia and Saxony, with the main stock coming from the Belgian horse. The Rhenish-German became the most numerous heavy horse breed in Germany. Today, it makes up only two percent of the total horse population in Germany. The other breeds of German heavy horses are the Black Forest, the Schleswig and the South German...

Elwetritsch, Bestia palatinensis
2013-08-19 13:08:39

The Elwetritsch is reported to be found in southwest Germany and is a bird-like mythical creature that inhabits the underbrush and under vines of the region. Its origin is believed to be a result of crossbreeding between chicken, ducks and geese, and mythical creatures such as elves and goblins. They are described as a type of fowl with long beaks and sometimes having antlers; and that they lay eggs during the breeding season. They are considered to be very shy but curious creatures. An...

Deutsche Bracke
2013-06-18 10:26:35

The Deutsche Bracke, known by many other names including the German hound, is a breed of domestic scenthound dog that originated in the Westphalia region of Germany. This breed is an ancient breed, but its origins are largely unknown. It is thought that the breed is most likely derived from Celtic hounds, greyhound breeds, and St. Hubert's Hound. The breed now holds two regional types, but the Deutschen Bracken Club, which accepted the breed in 1896, merged the four types it held in 1900....

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