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The open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases will publish an article emphasizing the rising burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Central Asia on Tuesday, Sept. 27th.
The Taigan, also known as the Kyrgyzskaya Borzaya Taigan, is a breed of domestic sighthound dog that originated in Kyrgyzstan, although it can be found from Central Asia to Northern Africa today. The exact origins of this breed are largely unknown, because the Kyrgyz people who developed the breed were mostly nomadic. The modern form of the Taigan is designated as a mountain breed that is built for working in the Tian Shan mountain range. The Taigan received its first standard in 1964,...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.