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A Presidential Task Force plan to combat seafood fraud and illegal fishing was announced at the 2015 Seafood Expo in Boston.

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GetFinancing, a leading provider of Purchase Finance Solutions to Online Retailers, and Zibby, a Premier Lease-to-Own Payment Option for Nonprime Consumers announced today that they reached a

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Colonoscopy Remains Gold Standard as PCC Discusses New Trend during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 Preventing

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Nominations will be accepted until June 30, 2015 for 2016 NFID Awards recognizing individual contributions to global public health: Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement and Jimmy and

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4th largest US credit union adopts vertical self-serve analytics solution to access consumer usage and ATM profitability data New York, USA (PRWEB) March 19,

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Dogwood Alliance, a conservation organization finds in a new study, companies make headway when it comes to improving forest stewardship, while others lag behind Asheville,

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Company to Focus on Underserved Small Business Sector with Partner, Sol Systems Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 Sungevity, Inc., a leading global


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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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