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2015-05-20 16:32:22

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electronic Funds Transfer Point of Sale (EFTPOS) Terminals in Units.

2015-05-20 16:31:46

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cholesterol Testing in Million Units by the following Product Segments:

2015-05-20 16:27:14

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Green Building Materials in US$ Million.

2015-05-20 16:23:00

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to the American Fighter Aces collectively today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall at the U.S.

2015-05-20 16:22:31

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today offered the National Commission on the Future of the Army five basic recommendations to

2015-05-20 16:22:24

Dreams Come True for Transit Workers Seeking Union Representation WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Transit drivers who transport tourists and employees to

2015-05-20 16:22:19

Automakers face an uphill battle to lure drivers to dealerships for needed repairs ATLANTA, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

cahokia flooding
2015-05-20 15:24:49

What caused the fall of Cahokia? These researchers claim it was due to large-scale floods of the Mississippi River.

2015-05-20 12:35:24

DALLAS, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "North America electromagnetic NDT equipment by Method (Eddy Current Testing, Remote Field

2015-05-20 12:35:03

HOUSTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm based in Seattle, released its eighth Houston RootScore(®) report and Verizon Wireless received the highest


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American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
2014-10-29 12:35:03

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), frequently simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the Ranidae family, or “true frogs”. this species has traditionally been categorized as Rana catesbeiana, but there is some dispute as to whether Lithobates catesbeianus is a more correct name. This frog inhabits large and permanent bodies of water, such as swamps, ponds, and lakes, where it is normally found along the waters edge. The male...

Gulf Coast Native
2014-10-07 10:36:07

The Gulf Coast native, also known as the Louisiana Scrub or the Gulf Coast sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Gulf Coast of the United States. The origin of this breed can be traced back to the Churra sheep that were brought to the area by Spanish explorers during the fifteenth century. Other breeds were later introduced into the bloodline including sheep from France and Britain. For many years these sheep roamed free and were able to adapt to the conditions in the area...

Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

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