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2011-06-22 00:00:34

Rabbit Air, Los Angeles-based Air Purifier Manufacturer, collaborates with Paul Frank Industries to develop the child friendly MinusA2 Paul Frank Edition HEPA air purifier. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Rabbit Air Purifiers announces the release of its MinusA2 Paul Frank Edition Ultra Quiet Air Purifier, a variation on its most popular model, but with the friendly face of Paul Frank Industries' lovable monkey Julius. This special edition air purifier offers Rabbit Air's impeccable...

2011-03-18 07:50:00

CHICAGO, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Playboy's Rock the Rabbit program blends rock, hip-hop, and electronic musicians with art and fashion in conjunction with the magazine's April Music issue (on newsstands and online at www.playboydigital.com Friday, March 18). For this year's program, six of the Rock the Rabbit artists are featured in a fashion pictorial shot by legendary shutterbug Mick Rock in Playboy's April issue, while the other artists appear in...

2011-01-19 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 19, 2011 PRNewswire/ -- Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens invites guests to celebrate Chinese New Year - Year of the Rabbit, with a unique display replete with symbolic meaning and tradition. A serene sanctuary guided by the ancient practice of Feng Shui - the art of using surroundings to attract harmony, balance and positive life energy - is on display now through March 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100618/MGMINTLOGO) The majestic...

2011-01-17 07:20:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Start the New Year with a dose of extra luck with a new charm that celebrates an ancient Chinese folk custom beginning Lunar New Year's Eve, Feb. 2. This Chinese tradition includes wearing or displaying Chinese astrological animal charms that bring luck and prosperity. The Chinese New Year is a two-week-long celebration that ends with the Lantern Festival, Feb. 17. Feng shui expert Marina Lighthouse said that the Chinese zodiac has 12...

2010-12-21 08:30:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sideways, a software company that transforms books, magazines and other publications into immersive experiences on mobile devices, today announced its patent-pending Buddy Reading technology with a version of Beatrix Potter's classic in Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition for the iPad, iPhone and Touch. Taking advantage of Apple's new Game Center technology, Buddy Edition allows two people to remotely read aloud together. Now a parent on a business trip can...

2010-08-30 14:04:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Selamectin, a widely used product that kills parasites in dogs and cats, is an effective treatment for fleas in pet rabbits, according to a Kansas State University research team. James Carpenter, professor of zoological medicine, collaborated with Michael Dryden, professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, and Butch KuKanich, an associate professor of anatomy and physiology. The team recently found that not only is topical...

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2010-07-29 09:10:00

Scientists have successfully used stem cells to rebuild bones and cartilage in rabbits, providing hope that the procedure might someday be used to naturally rebuild damaged joints in humans. The results of the study, which was completed by a team of researchers from Columbia University in New York, Clemson University in South Carolina and the University of Missouri, were published Thursday in the online journal The Lancet. They found that just a single compound--a growth factor known as...

2010-07-07 11:27:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is a prime time for animals, especially cats, to contract the bacterial disease tularemia, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. Tularemia, which also can be a problem in spring and fall, is zoonotic, so it can be transmitted to people through bodily fluids or bites, said Brad DeBey, associate professor of pathology in K-State's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Cats typically acquire tularemia by eating infected...

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2010-06-01 09:10:58

Eating the meat of animals hunted using lead ammunition can be more dangerous for health than was previously thought, especially for children and people who consume large quantities. This is reflected in a study carried out by British and Spanish researchers that has been published by the journal PLos ONE. A team of scientists from the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), along with researchers from other British institutions and from the Spanish Research Institute on Cynegetic Resources...

2010-05-05 11:33:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: Roberta Roller Rabbit Children's Kimono Robe, Lounge Sets and Slumber Short Sets Units: About 9,200 Importer: Roberta Roller...


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Tapeti, Sylvilagus brasiliensis
2012-07-05 09:48:08

The tapeti (Sylvilagus brasiliensis) is a species of cottontail rabbit that can be found in Central and North America. Its other common names include the forest rabbit and the Brazilian rabbit. It is the only species in the Leporidae family found in the majority of its range. The tapeti is nocturnal and is a solitary creature. It can be seen foraging for browse and grass in forested regions, in human populated areas such as gardens and plantations, and near swamps and riverbeds. The tapeti...

Marsh Rabbit, Sylvilagus palustris
2012-05-03 12:23:42

The marsh rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris), is found in the coastal and marsh covered regions of the eastern and southern United States. It is sometimes called the marsh hare. This rabbit has three subspecies, and the range for them is small. The Carolina marsh rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris palustris) inhabits mainland areas. The Florida marsh rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris paludicola) inhabits the peninsula regions of Florida, but is not found along a northern area of the Miami coast. Only found...

White-sided Jackrabbit, Lepus callotis
2012-04-27 08:34:55

The white-sided jackrabbit (Lepus callotis) has a limited range extending from northwestern and central Mexico to southern New Mexico in the United States. This rabbit is also called the Mexican Hare. There are two subspecies of the white-sided jackrabbit. It prefers a habitat at high elevations, living in open plains and on plateaus.  This rabbit will not live where there are mountains or hills, and will also avoid areas where trees and shrubs are dominate. The body length of this rabbit...

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2009-02-16 20:00:17

The New England Cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis) is a species of cottontail rabbit found in new England, from southern Maine to southern New York. It is close in appearance to the Eastern Cottontail. The New England Cottontail is currently a candidate for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Cottontail hunting has been restricted in some areas where the Eastern and New England Cottontail species coexist to protect the remaining New England Cottontail population. Photo...

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2009-02-16 19:57:50

The Swamp Rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) is a species of cottontail rabbit found in the swamps and wetlands of the southern United States. Swamp rabbits are skilled swimmers and often cross streams, ponds and rivers. It will also hide from predators by sitting in shallow water, exposing only its nose to the air to breathe. It is similar in appearance to other cottontails, although it is among the largest members of the genus. An adult Swamp Rabbit weighs between three to six pounds. Males...

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