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2014-09-23 23:04:57

Bradley Sports Properties has announced HotelPlanner.com as a corporate partner for the Bradley Braves and their fans. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 While visitors to Peoria will continue to find welcoming accommodations at The Hotels at Grand Prairie, the preferred hotels of Bradley Athletics, the Braves have partnered with HotelPlanner.com to secure lodging whenever the Braves and their fans are on the road. “We are excited to add HotelPlanner.com to our growing number of...

2014-09-23 23:01:58

Join the South Carolina Aquarium and Kiawah Island for a Marshside Sunset and Local Lowcountry Delicacies Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Enjoy fresh roasted oysters, tasty local fish and live entertainment while dining alongside the Kiawah River, at the next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner, taking place Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 starting at 4 p.m. Executive Chef Brian McGowan is preparing a five-course dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients paired with...

2014-09-23 23:01:37

The Savannah, GA gym is raises money for the cause. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 World of Home Fitness is committed to supporting the local community through philanthropic support. Most recently, the gym has been raising money to support Meals on Wheels through their Ageless Fitness program. Throughout the year, World of Home Fitness has participated in and raised funds for many other charitable causes. Over the summer, World of Home Fitness raised more than $600 for Meals on...

2014-09-23 23:00:40

This summer, Liberty University added a new custom-built 24-inch telescope, the largest in the region, to its Astronomical Observatory on Liberty Mountain. The new telescope is housed in a newly constructed rotating dome and was built by DFM Engineering, Inc., in Longmont, Colo. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 This summer, Liberty University added a new custom-built 24-inch telescope to its Astronomical Observatory on Liberty Mountain. The scope is now available to students for...

2014-09-23 20:22:21

Get In Shape For Women Asks What Are You Doing for Yourself? NEEDHAM, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 24(th), 2014 the 14(th) annual observance of National Women's Health & Fitness Day will draw attention to a very important subject: women's health and well-being. The same principles which inspired the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC) are applied in each Get In Shape for Women centers found mostly in New England. "Whether it's through weight training, cardio...

2014-09-23 20:20:29

-- New cruising-riding position and muscle design -- Exclusive UFit system for custom-fit peg and handlebar positions -- Proven Rotax 1330 ACE engine and advanced Vehicle Stability System -- Striking new line-up colors and first-ever Special Series VALCOURT, QC, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BRP (TSX: DOO) presents the 2015 Can-Am Spyder F3 roadster, a major evolution in riding - in both design and substance - for all...

2014-09-23 16:30:50

WARWICK, R.I., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InsureMyTrip, the nation's leading travel insurance comparison site, today announced the launch of InsureMyTrip for Education, a new website featuring trip cancellation plans geared toward K-12 and higher education travel. Underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, the "Academic Explorer" series of products provides the necessary financial protection for both domestic and international education trips. The innovative program is ideal...

2014-09-23 16:28:54

Earns spot in semi-finals at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Three top chefs put their culinary skills and creativity on the table Sunday at the Great Northern Exhibition in Collingwood as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair's Road to The Royal Chef Challenge, presented by TSC Stores. Defending champion Justin Miller, Executive Chef and Owner of the Cabin Bistro in Collingwood, won the competition for the second year in a row with his...

2014-09-23 16:28:37

Leases with Insight Global, Eka Software, and XL Global Services Build Momentum at Harbor Point Square Office Buildings Following Blockbuster 430,000 SF Starwood Deal at One StarPoint STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building and Land Technology announced today approximately 75,000 square feet of office leasing activity at Harbor Point, the transformative mixed-use waterfront development in Stamford, including the company's own 10,000-square-foot expansion and...

2014-09-23 16:25:57

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After returning from the frontline of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Doctors Without Borders' Philips Sacks will be the keynote speaker at this weekend's Go Global Expo in Boston. Sacks will speak about his work in Guinea and Sierra Leone, where he provided medical care alongside MSF during the earliest stages of this serious ongoing epidemic. Sacks is the keynote presenter at the first-ever Boston Go Global Expo (www.letsgoglobal.com) on...


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Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

Mountain Stream Tree Frog, Litoria barringtonensis
2014-09-25 09:47:45

The Mountain Stream Tree Frog (Litoria barringtonensis) is a species of tree frog that is endemic to highland areas of NSW, Australia extending from the Myall Lakes region, north to around Dorrigo National Park and west to Barrington Tops National Park. This frog is a rather small tree frog measuring to about 45 millimeters in length. It is a light green to dark olive green in color on the dorsal surface and occasionally brown morphs are encountered. The thighs are a mango-yellow color and...

Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Rouen Duck
2014-09-08 20:09:22

The Rouen duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in France during the nineteenth century. Although it had been developed earlier than the nineteenth century in France, it did not become the modern breed until it was brought to England. The original duck was similar to a mallard in appearance, but selective breeding increased its size and changed its coloration. It was mostly used as a table bird, although it could produce eggs for the egg market. The Rouen breed was eventually...

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