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2009-07-07 07:00:00

TORONTO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Uranium Star Corp.'s (OTCBB:URST) (FRANKFURT:YE5) ("Uranium Star" or "the Company") Green Giant Vanadium Project in Madagascar is emerging as a potential world-class deposit. As part of Uranium Star's Strategic Plan centered on strengthening and enhancing the company's operating capabilities, the Company is pleased to announce the following Board Appointment. Mr. Peter Harder has agreed to join the Board effective immediately and will also serve on the...

2009-06-01 11:33:00

TORONTO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Uranium Star Corp. (OTCBB:URST) (FRANKFURT:YE5) ("Uranium Star" or "the Company") announces it has received initial results from the first 6 trenches on its Green Giant Vanadium Project in Madagascar. Extensive trenching, using two mechanical excavators, is being conducted over anomalous vanadium trends and their strike extensions defined by the 2008 drilling program as well as geophysical and geochemical surveys. Initial analytical results have been...

2009-05-28 08:15:00

Company Adds An Additional Film Every Other Year To Its Existing Release Schedule. Company Announces Its Next Eight Animated Feature Film Releases Through 2012 GLENDALE, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today its plans to release five feature films every two years, adding an additional film every other year to its existing two picture a year release schedule on a going-forward basis. The Company also announced its upcoming slate...

2009-05-27 12:02:00

GLENDALE, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today that CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg and President and CFO Lew Coleman are scheduled to present at the 37th Annual Cowen and Company Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. ET. The event is being held at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City. A live and archived audio webcast of the presentation will be available at the Company's website at...

2009-05-27 09:13:49

Madagascar, where natural environments show a high level of endemism, is one of the last great biodiversity sanctuaries in the world. The island is home to a special group of primates, the lemurs. There are presently 15 genera and 71 species of these small mammals on Madagascar. The genus Palaeopropithecus is a group of subfossil giant lemurs (2). Up until now, two species had been described: P. ingens (in 1898) and P. maximus (in 1903). Palaeopropithecus have very specific adaptations,...

2009-05-19 17:18:00

GLENDALE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that it was collaborating with theatrical show production entity run by Franco Dragone to create a live arena show based on its worldwide hit, "Kung Fu Panda." DreamWorks Animation Chief Operating Officer Ann Daly stated, "Working with Franco Dragone is an incredibly exciting prospect for us. We expect that the combination of the Franco Dragone Entertainment Group and DreamWorks...

2009-05-18 17:55:00

GLENDALE, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today that CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is scheduled to present at the 37th Annual J. P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 2:20 p.m. ET. The event is being held at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston. A live and archived audio webcast of the presentation will be available at the Company's website at www.dreamworksanimation.com. About...

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2009-05-14 15:21:42

The U.S. television network Nickelodeon has announced plans to air Kung Fu Panda: The Series, starting in 2010. The computer-generated animated show is based on the 2008 animated blockbuster Kung Fu Panda. The announcement that Nickelodeon has ordered 26 episodes of Panda was made Thursday and follows the March 28 premiere of The Penguins of Madagascar, which was watched by 6.1 million viewers. The Panda and Penguins series are both co-productions between Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation...

2009-05-14 10:12:00

Series Based on Academy Award-Nominated Theatrical Blockbuster Set to Premiere in 2010 BURBANK, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a record-breaking ratings premiere of The Penguins of Madagascar, Nickelodeon today announced that it has ordered 26 episodes of its second co-production with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA), Kung Fu Panda: The Series -- a new CG animated comedy series adapted from the studio's 2008 blockbuster film. Today's announcement, which strengthens the...

2009-05-12 12:49:00

iCarly is Week's Top Program among All Cable Sports and Entertainment Programs -- 6.5 Million Total Viewers Tune In! iCarly, The Penguins of Madagascar and SpongeBob SquarePants Fuel Nick's Weekly Win NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon's iCarly took it to another level this week as the hour-long "iDate a Bad Boy" special (May 9, 8 p.m. ET/PT) was basic cable's overall top show among both sports and entertainment programming. iCarly brought in 6.5 million total viewers (up +183%...


Latest Madagascar Reference Libraries

Western Woolly Lemur, Avahi occidentalis
2014-04-17 10:05:39

The Western Woolly Lemur or Western Avahi (Avahi occidentalis) is a species of woolly lemur that is native to western Madagascar, where they live in dry deciduous forests. These nocturnal animals weigh about .7 to .9 kilograms. This species is folivorous. This species resides in monogamous pairs together with their offspring. The Western Woolly Lemur mostly consumes leaves and buds that derive from around 20 different plants which haven’t matured and have high levels of sugars and...

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2013-04-23 13:18:30

The Madagascar Pochard (Aythya innotata) is an exceptionally rare diving duck belonging to the genus Aythya. Thought to be extinct in the late 1990s, specimens of this species were rediscovered at Lake Matsaborimena in Madagascar in 2006. Only 60 individuals remain after 18 ducklings hatched in a captive breeding center in April 2012. Based on the accounts written by Webb and Delacour’s in the 1920s and 1930s, it seemed that the bird was still relatively common at Lake Alaotra. The duck...

Greater Dwarf Lemur, Cheirogaleus major
2012-09-03 07:04:56

The greater dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus major), also known as Geoffroy's dwarf lemur, is native only to the island of Madagascar. This species can be found in northern and eastern regions of the island, preferring a habitat within primary and secondary forests, or arid scrub areas. It is a nocturnal species that rests and sleeps in nests made of twigs, leaves, and grasses or in trees with hollow areas. It was thought that a color variation of the greater dwarf lemur, the greater iron-gray dwarf...

Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur, Lepilemur sahamalazensis
2012-08-08 09:26:25

The Sahamalaza sportive lemur (Lepilemur sahamalazensis) is native to the island of Madagascar, where its range is limited to the Sahamalaza Peninsula found in northwestern Madagascar. Because this area is a converging point for two types of habitats, including arid deciduous forests, this lemur resides in both primary and secondary forests. The Sahamalaza sportive lemur is a newly discovered species, along with 14 other members in the Lepilemur genus. Because of this, its taxonomic status...

Crowned Sifaka, Propithecus coronatus
2012-08-08 08:43:18

The crowned sifaka (Propithecus coronatus) is native to Madagascar, with a range that extends to the Mahavavy River in the southwest. The northeastern border of this range is the Betsiboka River. It has been reported that the crowned sifaka occurs in south and southeast Madagascar, which may broaden its range. It prefers to reside in arid deciduous forests in western Madagascar. The crowned sifaka can reach an average body length of 3.3 feet, with a tail length between 1.5 and 1.8 feet....

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