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2015-02-20 23:04:56

By coupling their prescription diet products with updated meal and snack plans that include fibrous-filled foods, Diet Doc patients are more able to focus on their weight loss goals without hunger,

2015-02-20 23:04:52

Isernio’s Sausage, one of the leading producers of fresh all-natural pork and chicken sausage in the U.S., is celebrating their 35th year with a Favorite Things Giveaway. Kent,

2015-02-20 23:01:17

Kris Cox is now in charge of the pool renovations department. Panama City Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2015 Cox Pools is excited to announce that they

2015-02-20 16:25:01

Exhibition featuring photographs by major artists working in the circle of Alfred Stieglitz captures the international development of photography around the turn of the 20th century PITTSBURGH,

2015-02-20 16:24:47

MIAMI, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Tamis has been named senior vice president, Hotel Operations for Royal Caribbean International.

2015-02-20 12:24:58

The Obesity Society says a recent Lancet series reinforces need for evidence-based policies to improve the food environment as part of a broader approach to obesity treatment and prevention SILVER

2015-02-20 12:23:18

~ From Hiking Trails to Historic Homes to Hilarious Heists ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb.

2015-02-20 12:20:42

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Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana muscosa
2014-11-18 12:06:30

The Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana muscosa) is a true frog native to California. They can be found in mountain creeks and lakes, meadow streams, isolated pools, and lake borders. They are usually found near steep-gradient streams of a chaparral belt or other water sources around 1,200 to 7,750 feet above sea level. The Southern Mountain Yellow-legged Frog is endangered and the Sierra Mountain Yellow-legged Frog is threatened. This is a small frog, measuring about 5 to 7.5 centimeters....

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

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