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2015-04-20 16:21:04

AKRON, Ohio, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense, has honored The Goodyear Tire & Rubber

2015-04-20 12:35:05

DUBLIN, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbfftz/cns_therapeutics) has announced the addition of the "CNS

2015-04-20 12:34:09

Since 2000, more than $600 billion invested in developing new medicines for patients WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers

2015-04-20 12:33:34

Epidemic Intelligence Services officers present findings on Ebola, EV D68, MERS and more ATLANTA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-04-20 12:33:18

PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA), and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

2015-04-20 12:33:09

$20 million project will combine targeted therapies and immunotherapy PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the American Cancer Society

2015-04-20 12:31:41

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV, cable's premier music and live event entertainment channel, and its companion

2015-04-20 12:21:57

Company attributes momentum to industry's only driver safety solution combining continuous monitoring and access to driving records across the U.S. and Canada ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

2015-04-20 12:21:22

- Mazda Also Announces U.S.


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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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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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