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2014-05-29 12:23:32

NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The African conservation group, Tusk, whose Royal Patron is HRH The Duke of Cambridge today announced the appointment of Ellen C. O'Connell, as its Executive Director for Tusk USA. O'Connell has been a senior leader at the humanitarian aid organization, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) since 1999. O'Connell served as Vice President from 1999-2014. Prior to joining the IRC, O'Connell was a senior executive for ten years...

2014-05-19 16:21:51

DALLAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Tusk Oil Company, LLC ("Silver Tusk") Managing Member, Paul Fenemore, is pleased to announce that drilling operations on the Willard Unit #1H-2 (Buda) well located in the Sand Lake Prospect, Burleson County, Texas have been completed. The well was drilled to a total measured depth of 9,363 feet and penetrated the Buda Lime horizontally for a distance of approximately 2,530 feet. Silver Tusk elected to terminate the well early and move...

2014-04-07 23:21:37

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday, October 14th. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for affordable tickets for Fleetwood Mac in Pittsburgh. The Consol Energy Center, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the home of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the...

2014-04-06 23:02:45

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the United Center in Chicago on October 2, 2014. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 TicketDown.com is a reliable source of affordable tickets for Fleetwood Mac in Chicago at the United Center. Fans of the legendary British group, Fleetwood Mac, were thrilled when they learned about the new tour that will...

2014-04-06 23:01:41

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the Verizon Center in Washington DC on October 31, 2014. This trusted secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source of affordable Fleetwood Mac tickets in Washington, DC. Fans of the legendary British group were thrilled when they learned about the new tour that will take them to 33 cities...

2014-04-06 23:00:27

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the Moda Center in Portland, OR on Saturday, November 22nd. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source of cheap tickets for Fleetwood Mac in Portland. Formerly known as the Rose Garden, the Moda Center will be home to one of the biggest groups in the history of rock and roll,...

2014-04-06 23:00:08

Ticket Down announces that Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA on Thursday, November 20th. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code FLEETWOOD-MAC-2014 for added savings. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for affordable Fleetwood Mac Tickets in Tacoma. Later this fall, fans of the legendary rock and roll group, Fleetwood Mac, will get the chance to see them perform live. The tour,...

2014-03-27 23:01:44

Researcher to offer insights into these "unicorns of the sea" and the purpose of their long spiraling tusks. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 It’s only natural that Dr. Martin Nweeia, a dentist in Sharon, CT, has an interest in teeth. But he has a particular interest in a tooth of note: the long single spiraling tusk of the mysterious, almost mythical narwhal. One of the top narwhal researchers in the country, Nweeia will share what he has learned about “the unicorns of...

2014-03-17 23:01:13

The Connecticut attraction is displaying a 7-foot narwhal tusk in advance of an April 7 lecture by an expert on these "unicorns of the sea." Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Visitors to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk can check out a rare 7-foot narwhal tusk that’s on loan to the Connecticut attraction now through April 7. Cousins to beluga whales, narwhals are called “the unicorns of the sea” because of their single spiraling tusks. The tusk is on exhibit at The...

Construction Workers Unearth 10,000-Year-Old Mammoth Tusk
2014-02-13 10:46:27

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A rare, 10,000-year-old mammoth tusk has been discovered by a group of construction workers at a private construction site in the south Lake Union region of Seattle. The workers stopped working when their digging unearthed the intact fossil dating back to the Ice Age. Paleontologists believe that it must have belonged to the Columbian mammoth, Mammuthus columbi. The tusk was found on private property, but the Burke Museum of...


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Wild Boar, Sus scrofa
2012-10-27 14:28:45

The wild boar (Sus scrofa) is native across many areas in Central and Northern Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean Region. Its range was much larger centuries ago, extending into the British Isles, Korea, and many areas of Eurasia. This range is now smaller, due to hunting and captive boars re-entering the wild. Its range now extends to Indonesia, and it has been introduced into Australasia and the Americas, although this is mostly for hunting purposes. Other common names for this species...

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2007-10-22 15:09:47

The Babirusa or pig-deer (Babyrousa babyrussa), is a pig-like animal native to Sulawesi and surrounding islands of Indonesia. Its habitat is the underbrush of tropical forests and canebrakes, and the shores of rivers and lakes. The Babirusa was once considered a single species, but recent studies show it as a member of the pig family and one of the oldest living members. It is considered an endangered species. It is mostly hairless, mottled-grey-and-brown hide provide it with a degree of...

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2007-01-23 14:12:57

Walruses are large semi-aquatic mammals that live in the cold Arctic seas of the Northern Hemisphere. There are 6 populations in the arctic and 2 or 3 subspecies exist. The Pacific walrus is slightly larger, with males weighing up to 4,180 lb (1,900 kg), but Atlantic males top out at 3,500 lb (1,600 kg). The walrus should not be confused with the elephant seal. Walruses are members of the order Carnivora and suborder (or alternatively super family) Pinnipedia. They are the only members in...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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