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2014-08-13 08:26:19

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mongoose Bikes, a brand of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), today announced the 2014 Mongoose Jam competition results. Five teams led by Mongoose riders Steve McCann, Kevin Peraza, Greg Illingworth, Ben Wallace, and Paul Ryan went head to head in Park, Street, and Dirt competitions over a three day period from August 5 - August 8 at Camp Woodward in Woodward, PA. Constantly pushing the sport of BMX, with new tricks in every discipline, the...

2014-05-26 08:22:16

(TSX: DII.A, DII.B) MONTREAL, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DOREL INDUSTRIES' ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS WILL BE HELD IN THE Windsor Ballroom at Le Windsor Salles de bal - Ballrooms 1170 Peel Street Montreal, Quebec Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. MANAGEMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK WITH THE MEDIA IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING. AN EXCITING DISPLAY OF DOREL'S INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS WILL BE SHOWN. Interested parties may listen to the live audio webcast at...

Is It Better To Be Social Or Stinky In Thwarting A Predatory Attack?
2014-02-11 05:59:04

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Skunks do it best when halting a predator in its tracks, unleashing a noxious stream of urine that can send the most lethal of hunters in the opposite direction. Other animals of the same group tend to rely on strong social bonds to thwart impending attacks. But why do some animals use noxious scents while others use strong social groups to defend against predation? To better answer this question, Theodore Stankowich, of...

2014-01-09 20:20:46

-- Complementary product line of innovative baby products and developmental toys -- Sales in over 50 countries worldwide -- Profitable business with strong cash flow EXCHANGES TSX: DII.B, DII.A MONTREAL, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B DII.A) today announced it has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Tiny Love Ltd., a global, multiple award-winning baby products and developmental toy company...

2014-01-08 23:03:41

Mongoose Metrics now accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment for its suite of call tracking products. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Mongoose Metrics (http://www.MongooseMetrics.com) is excited to announce that it has joined the likes of OkCupid, Reddit, Virgin Galactic, and soon Overstock.com, by now accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for its suite of call tracking products. Mongoose believes in the long-term viability of Bitcoin, provided it can establish a base of...

Mongooses Synchronize Births To Escape Infanticide
2013-12-24 07:28:41

University of Exeter Some mammals may have evolved to synchronize births as a way of evading the threat of infanticide, according to a study led by the University of Exeter. To ensure groups remain productive, some social animals 'police' selfish reproduction by subordinate animals by killing any offspring they produce. For example, in honeybees and other social insects some workers lay their own eggs, but these are identified and killed by the rest of the workforce. The new study...


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Brown-tailed Mongoose, Salanoia concolor
2013-05-15 13:46:43

The brown-tailed mongoose (Salanoia concolor), also known as the salano or the Malagasy brown-tailed mongoose. This species is native to the island of northeastern areas of Madagascar and it prefers a habitat within tropical and subtropical arid forests. The brown-tailed mongoose was first described by Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire in 1837. Two species were given the name Galidia olivacea and Galidia unicolor. These classifications are no longer valid, and the only current member of the...

Golden Palm Civet, Paradoxurus zeylonensis
2012-12-10 12:00:05

The golden palm civet (Paradoxurus zeylonensis) is a small mammal that can be found in Sri Lanka. Its range is fragmented into separate areas, including the Sinharaja Forest area, Uda Walawe National Park, and Wasgomuwa and Yala National Parks. It prefers a habitat in evergreen, monsoon, and lowland forests. The coat of this civet is dark brown to brownish gold in color. Although there is not much information about this species, it is thought to consume many things like insects, berries,...

Stripe-necked Mongoose, Herpestes vitticollis
2012-11-16 13:37:32

The stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) can be found in a range that extends from Sri Lanka to India. It prefers a habitat within forested areas with abundant water, like swamps or rice fields.  This species holds two subspecies that differ in appearance. H. vitticollis inornatus is not red in color and can be found in the Kanara province, while H. vitticollis vitticollis is red in color and can be found in the Western Ghats, Kerala, and Coorg provinces. The stripe-necked...

Small Asian Mongoose, Herpestes javanicus
2012-11-07 13:49:30

The small Asian mongoose (Herpestes javanicus) is native to Southeast and South Asia, but it has been introduced into other areas. In the western area of its range, populations are sometimes known as a separate species, called the small Indian mongoose or the Indian mongoose. Its range includes the mainland area between Iraq and China and the island of Java. It can be found at elevations of up to 7,217 feet in these areas. The range in which it has been introduced includes Caribbean and...

Durrell's Vontsira, Salanoia durrelli
2012-06-14 21:14:07

Durrell's vontsira (Salanoia durrelli) is a carnivorous mammal that is native to Madagascar. It makes up the genus Salanoia along with its closest relative, the brown-tailed mongoose, although their similarities are merely genetic. This mammal has a small range, occurring only in Lac Alaotra, a marshy area that reaches an elevation of 2460 feet. First discovered in 2004, by the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Durrell’s vontsira was not given species status until 2010. After the...

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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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