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San Diego Zoo Continues Successful Breeding Program For Endangered Pacific Pocket Mouse
2014-04-16 08:24:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After five longs years of planning, San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) researchers were able to capture endangered Pacific pocket mice in 2012 and begin a breeding program to help bring the endangered critters back from the edge of extinction. Following the zoo’s first successful breeding season that lasted from May to August 2013, of which 16 pups were born, researchers celebrated another round of successful mating, with the first...

2014-04-09 16:01:29

The California condor was one of the first species to be listed under the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966 when the population was reduced to a handful of birds. Through a massive collaborative effort that included fieldwork and breeding in zoos, the condor population has grown to more than 400 birds, more than half of which are now free-flying in the wild. Unfortunately, there is overwhelming evidence that lead poisoning from accidental ingestion of spent ammunition is the leading...

2013-11-22 23:28:17

78 Years of devoted service began in 1927 with a family philosophy of leadership and philanthropy. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Emerald Textiles is pleased to announce that CEO Tom Gildred received the Millennium Award, on behalf of the entire Gildred family, from the Friends of Balboa Park at their 13th annual luncheon. The family was recognized for its 78 year legacy of support to the park and its many cultural institutions. Founded in 1999 by a group of longtime park volunteers, Friends...

2010-11-08 07:35:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in twelve years, Louix Dor Dempriey's traditional New Year's Eve Retreat will be held in the United States, at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla, California, from December 29, 2010 to January 2, 2011. The retreat will include discourses, instruction in self-mastery, individual counseling, darshan (individual blessings), yoga, meditation, live music, and gourmet vegan cuisine at a world-renowned, four-star, five-diamond resort....

2009-10-14 18:11:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The La Jolla Festival of the Arts, produced by the Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation, celebrated its 23rd anniversary in June with excellent results. More than 8,500 people attended the two-day event, despite unfavorable weather and heavy local competition. As a result, over $200,000 was raised to support programs for the disabled community of San Diego. "We were thrilled that the Festival continued its run as one of the longest running and...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
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