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2014-11-25 08:34:54

DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Annexio specialises in the brokerage of online lotteries, allowing members to play some of the world's biggest lotteries

2014-09-15 04:21:55

RAMSEY, Isle of Man, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to Section 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory

2014-03-06 08:29:21

ONCHAN, Isle of Man, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive chess and world-ranked players will return to the Isle of Man in October when the PokerStars Isle of Man

2014-01-03 12:23:11

ONCHAN, Isle of Man, January 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Poker Index declares Negreanu 'best poker player

2013-03-31 23:01:04

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Manx Loaghtan
2014-10-16 09:49:26

The Manx loaghtan is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the Isle of Man. This breed descended from primitive sheep that once resided on the Hebrides, the Shetland Islands, and Scotland. Its name is derived from the Manx term lugh dhoan, which means mouse brown and is the color of the breed. The Manx loaghtan is small in size and the wool is dark brown in color, with the legs and face holding no wool. This breed is not polled, or hornless, and although the preferred amount of...

Cymric
2013-06-11 13:01:15

The Cymric is a domestic cat breed that is often considered to be a color variant or breed variant of the Manx cat, which shares many of its physical characteristics. This breed’s name is derived from the Welsh name for Wales, Cymru, although the cat has no association with that area. The Manx cat is said to have originated from the Isle of Man, although the longhaired Manx is sometimes said to have originated from Canada. Records kept on the Isle of Man show that that tailless trait of...

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2007-12-13 19:43:10

The Manx is a breed of cat distinguished by little to no tail. The short-to-nonexistent tail comes from a naturally occurring mutation of the spine. The cat originated on the Isle of Man (thus the name), and is called "stubbin" in the Manx language. The breed is at least 300 years old. The manx gene is dominant; one copy of the gene will give a kitten no tail, two copies are lethal. By breeding tailless cats with tailed ones, this problem can be avoided. Manx kittens are classified by...

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