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2013-11-27 23:02:22

DiscoverGiving Competes With Nine Programs at Stanford University on December 6, 2013 Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 TisBest Philanthropy announced today the organization’s new philanthropy education program is a finalist in Stanford University’s Compassion and Technology contest. The DiscoverGiving program will be presented on stage during the Compassion and Technology Conference on December 6, 2013, competing with nine other technology programs that focus on compassion and...

New Species Of Big Cat Discovered In Tibet Fills Evolutionary Gap
2013-11-13 08:21:19

[ Watch the Video: Fossil Skull Of Ancient Big Cat Unearthed In Tibet ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The evolution of big cats has been nearly as mysterious as the cats themselves, but a new discovery will likely lead anthropologists to a better understanding of when and where big cats originated. During a 2010 paleontological dig in Tibet, a husband-and-wife team who were part of a larger expedition discovered the fossilized partial remains of what...

2013-09-18 23:29:54

Potential consumers interested in this scientifically proven, all natural Tibetan herbal supplement that may enhance both circulatory and immune building systems in both men and women can now receive information instantly about this amazing product in a comprehensive, yet easily understandable information brochure. Staten Island, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Adaptrin, the scientifically validated, all natural Tibetan herbal supplement announced today that it now has a downloadable...

Hackers Infect Exiled-Tibetan Government Website With Spyware
2013-08-13 14:18:44

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chinese-language website of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government-in-exile whose spiritual head is the Dalai Lama, was reportedly hacked and infected with a virus on Tuesday. Tibet.net, which is located in Dharamshala in northern India, is the official website for the exiled government, and is meant to provide information about the parliament, cabinet, administrative departments and public offices. It is...

2013-06-06 23:39:26

Nobel Peace Prize winner and one of world's most popular spiritual leaders will address delegates at the seventh-annual conference. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, has accepted an invitation to speak at the Global Spa & Wellness Summit´s annual conference, which will be held in New Delhi, India in October. Winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize and the first Nobel Laureate to be recognized for his concern for the global environment,...


Latest Tibet Reference Libraries

Tibetan Pony
2014-05-27 11:13:01

The Tibetan Pony is a breed of pony native to Tibet, once believed to be bred from ancient Mongolian stock and other Chinese breeds. Horses have been kept by wealthy locals and farmers in Tibet, as well as by the Dalai Lama and other religious figures. Some Tibetan ponies were gifts to Chinese Emperors during the Ming and Tang dynasties. They were also traded for tea from the southern Sichuan province into the late 1950s. The route traveled for this trade activity was a route between Lhasa...

Tibetan Antelope, Pantholops hodgsonii
2012-10-04 16:07:51

The Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii), also known as the chiru, is native to the Tibetan Plateau. Its range is nearly completely restricted to China, including Xinjiang, Tibet, and Qinghai, with a few populations occurring in Ladakh, India. This species prefers a habitat on flatlands with open areas and little vegetation. The Tibetan antelope is the sole member of its genus and holds no subspecies. Its genus name, Pantholops, means “all antelope” in Latin. There is one extinct...

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2008-05-27 16:58:34

The Lhasa Apso is a hunting breed from Tibet originally bred to guard monasteries. The breed often barked a warning to its master until the master came to check on the intruder. The breed generally stands 10 to 11 inches tall and weighs 12 to 14 pounds. The breed should have muscular legs and a tail which is carried in a tight screw over the back. The Lhasa Apso has medium sized dark brown eyes and a black nose. Its coat is double layered. The coat can be nearly any color and is generally...

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2007-08-23 03:17:19

The Onager (Equus hemionus), is a large mammal belonging to the horse family. It is native to the deserts of Syria, Iran, Pakistan, India, Israel, and Tibet. It is sometimes referred to as the half ass or Asian Wild Ass. There are six subspecies recognized, of which one is extinct and two endangered. Their range has contracted greatly under pressures of hunting and habitat loss. Onagers are a little larger than donkeys at about 640 pounds and 6.8 feet lengthwise. They are short-legged...

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2007-01-01 15:43:55

The Tibetan Macaque (Macaca thibetana), also known as Milne-Edwards' Macaque, is found in China, Tibet and Vietnam. This species lives in subtropical forests (mixed deciduous to evergreen) at altitude that range from 2,625 to 6,562 feet (800 to 2000 m). The Tibetan Macaque has a long dense brown fur with whiskers but a hairless face. The infants have silver and black fur that changes to its adult color at the age of two. Its diet consists mostly of fruit. It will also consume seeds, leaves,...

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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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