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2015-05-04 16:37:34

PALO ALTO, California, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspirock.com instantly generates detailed sightseeing itineraries customized to match each traveler's interests.

2015-04-30 23:04:26

The inviTRA 2015 Fertility Fair will take place in Barcelona, Spain on May 8-10, 2015.

2015-04-30 20:23:21

SAO PAULO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A.

2015-04-28 08:30:26

-- ISDIN, a Total Solution for Skin Treatment, Launches Professional Maternal and Baby Care Products GUANGZHOU, China, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ISDIN, Spain's No.1 dermatological

2015-04-27 08:20:38

Services for automotive manufacturers Ford, Opel and SEAT ESSEN, Germany, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrostaal Automotive GmbH of Essen has completed a full

2015-04-23 00:25:25

BBVA Chairman and CEO analyzes effects of technological revolution on banking industry MADRID, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Francisco Gonzalez (BBVA): At BBVA we are leaders,

2015-04-22 12:32:46

Revolution Star Forward Charlie Davies Named Santander Soccer Scholars Champion as Bank Honors Star Students with Once-in-a-Lifetime In-Game Opportunities throughout 2015 Season BOSTON,

2015-04-21 00:25:53

New, hyper-connected workforce requires new corporate policies MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When asked how they feel about mixing their work and personal lives, 58%

2015-04-20 20:23:32

MINNEAPOLIS, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stent retriever thrombectomy, an endovascular technique that removes blood clots from vessels in the brain reduced disability after stroke,

2015-04-16 20:21:08

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA's parent company, Iberdrola, announced today its chairman, Ignacio Galan, along with the CEOs of 42 other companies has signed an


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Iberian Frog, Rana iberica
2014-11-05 11:55:24

The Iberian Frog (Rana iberica), is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family located in Portugal and Spain. Its natural habitats include rivers, mountain streams and swamps. It is threatened by loss of habitat, introduced species, water contamination, increased ultraviolet radiation, and climate change. This frog can grow to about 2.8 inches long but a more normal size is about 2 inches. The females have a tendency to be larger than the males. The tympanum can be seen just...

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Spanish-Norman Horse
2014-06-27 15:50:25

The Spanish-Norman is a breed of horse that originated in Spain. It was developed by crossing the Andalusian of Spain and the Percheron of France. In 1991 a registry was formed in Connecticut, United States to maintain the breed. As of 2011, there were over 100 Andalusian stallions in the registry as foundation sires. The Andalusian was a descendent of the Iberian horse of Spain and originated in the Andalusia region. The Percheron horse originated in France in the former Perche province,...

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Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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