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2010-09-15 10:08:00

LONDON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- At the START Summit in London, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced how it is working with Marwell Wildlife, a conservation charity, to help secure a future for Grevy's zebra, an endangered species with less than 2,500 individuals in the wild.


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Okapi, Okapia johnstoni
2012-10-01 08:48:10

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a species within the Giraffidae family that can be found in Central Africa. Its native range includes the Ituri Rainforest, which can be found to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This species is most closely related to the giraffe, despite its resemblances to the zebra. Its habitat varies slightly depending on the area of its range. It occurs in swamps in the southeast, montane forests in the east, savannahs in the north, and woodlands in...

Dorcas Gazelle, Gazella dorcas
2012-05-23 13:43:31

Dorcas Gazelle (Gazella dorcas) is also commonly called the Ariel gazelle. It can be found in many places in Africa and Arabia, preferring wadis, grassland, steppe, semi-desert, and mountain desert climates. There are six recognized subspecies of the Dorcas gazelle, and the Saudi gazelle that is now extinct is thought to have been another subspecies. Dorcas gazelles have an average height reaching between 1.8-2.1 feet and they can reach an average weight of up to forty-four pounds. They...

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