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2015-02-24 23:20:16

GUNNAR Optiks, the creator and world’s leading manufacturer of computer and gaming eyewear, has announced a strategic partnership with Prestige International to distribute GUNNAR products to

2015-02-24 23:20:07

Apploi announced today a partnership with STRIVE International a leading non-profit organization helping individuals with significant barriers to employment receive the training and support they

2015-02-24 23:19:53

Average client satisfaction scores more than three times higher than the industry average. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Analysts International

2015-02-24 23:18:46

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S.

2015-02-24 23:16:29

EdgeLink, a leading IT staffing firm with locations in Denver and Portland, is pleased to announce that they have won Inavero's Best of Staffing® Talent Diamond Award after winning the

2015-02-24 23:15:24

Solver named SBS Group as the US 2014 BI360 Partner of the Year.

2015-02-24 23:14:45

(ISC)2 officials, sponsors and others will honor the 2015 GISLA recipients at a gala dinner and awards ceremony being held on May 14, 2015, in conjunction with (ISC)2’s CyberSecureGov conference

2015-02-24 23:14:40

133 stores are closing, consisting of 20M SF, with over 17,000 employees being put out of work. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Target’s

2015-02-24 23:14:39

Zane Benefits CEO, Rick Lindquist says IRS Notice 2015-17 delays are good for small businesses, but more action is needed. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) February

2015-02-24 23:13:22

Concept Searching Honored for the Seventh Consecutive Year in Highly Prestigious Global List McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) February 24, 2015


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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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  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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