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2011-06-09 09:05:00

COLUMBUS, Ind. and FOXBORO, Mass., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, announced its Cosco® Brand has made a commitment to donate $150,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dorel-juvenile-groups-cosco-brand-pledges-150000-donation-to-make-a-wish-foundation-123542209.html Until April...

2011-05-26 09:00:00

Partnership with leaders in racing technology announced at today's AGM EXCHANGESTSX: DII.B, DII.A MONTREAL, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B DII.A) today announced that its U.S. juvenile products division has signed an exclusive agreement to further child car seat safety with a major supplier of racing seats for professional race car drivers.  Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), USA and Bald Spot Sports (BSS) will together research impact absorbing materials...

2011-05-26 09:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ind., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), a division of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX; DII.A; DII.B) and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, today announced it has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Bald Spot Sports (BSS) a leading company in the world of professional car racing. "By entering into this partnership we are raising the bar on child passenger protection," said DJG Executive Vice President of Child Restraint Systems...

2011-05-11 07:30:00

MONTREAL, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX: DII.A DII.B) CONFERENCE CALL: OPEN TO: Analysts, investors and all interested parties DATE: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 TIME: 1:00 PM Eastern Time CALL: 1-877-974-0445 THE PRESS RELEASE WILL BE PUBLISHED THE SAME DAY THROUGH CNW. Please dial in 15 minutes before the conference begins. If you are unable to call in at this time, you may access a tape recording of the meeting by calling...


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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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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