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2014-09-18 23:11:43

Partnership will support conservation organization’s efforts to protect topis and other wildlife in Africa New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Topi, an innovative mobile solution that optimizes networking at conferences, meeting, and other special events, has announced its support to advance the conservation mission of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), an international conservation organization headquartered in Kenya. Topi CEO David Aubespin founded the company to help connect...

2014-04-01 23:04:38

Leading event media company BizBash will use Topi’s mobile event technology to enhance engagement and networking. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BizBash, the premier source for event-planning news, ideas, and resources online, in print, and face-to-face, taps into Topi’s innovative mobile app to unlock networking opportunities and enhance attendees’ experience at its BizBash Live: The Expo shows around the US. Topi combines the best elements of social networking and...

2013-11-20 23:28:03

Breakthrough mobile networking app enables instant translations in more than 60 languages. Barcelona (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Topi, a powerful mobile solution that addresses the needs of professional conference, meeting and event organizers as well as attendees, unveiled a breakthrough functionality for attendees to network with each other. Dubbed “Instant Translations,” this innovative capability enables Topi users to chat with one another, writing and receiving messages in their...

2013-10-28 23:02:10

Topi drives power networking, engagement and sharing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Samsung Developers Conference – Topi, a powerful and innovative mobile solution for optimizing interactions and networking at events, announced that Samsung has selected it as the official event app for its inaugural Developer Conference. Attendees will be able to download the free app to connect and communicate with each other and access the event’s materials. The official event app, a...

2010-05-19 13:12:14

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that male topi antelopes deceive their female counterparts in order to increase their chances of mating. The study of topi antelopes in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve Park found that male antelopes snort and look intently ahead if an ovulating female begins to stray from their territory. This type of behavior suggests to the female that there is predator danger ahead. Typical predators of the topi include lions, cheetahs, leopards...

2009-04-22 13:30:00

Researchers reported on Wednesday that numbers of wild grazing animals in Kenya's world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve have fallen substantially in 15 years as wildlife competes with neighboring human settlements, Reuters reported. In 2006, a U.S. TV network and newspaper named the Masai Mara, best known for its spectacular annual wildebeest migration, the seventh "New Wonder" of the world as hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the reserve annually. However, six species -- giraffes,...

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Common Tsessebe, Damaliscus lunatus
2012-09-07 14:27:17

The common tsessebe (Damaliscus lunatus), also known as the sassaby, is most closely related to the bontebok and the topi, which share its genus. The common tsessebe is classified within the subfamily Alcelaphinae, which holds five species, and these are placed within the Bovidae family. It is most commonly found in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, although it once had a larger range across Africa. It prefers a habitat within open plains, grasslands, and slightly wooded...

2007-10-22 12:27:02

The Topi (Damaliscus lunatus), also known as the Tsessebe, Tiang or Korrigum, is an antelope found in Sudan, Chad, Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa. It lives in savannah and floodplain where it eats mainly grasses. Topi can reach over forty miles per hour when frightened and will sometimes jump over each other to get away from a threat. They have the reputation of being the fastest of all antelopes. Topi stand over 40 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh 185 to 365 pounds. Their coats...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'