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2015-04-28 08:21:25

Earnings Per Share From Continuing Operations Increases 14.9% to $0.85 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenue Increases 11.4% to $4.5 Billion

2015-04-28 04:25:57

Investment to Support U.S.

2015-04-28 04:21:29

New Call for Proposals issued by BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S.

2015-04-28 00:20:52

BASEL, Switzerland, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Step change in technology to address herbicide resistance challenges -- Launch this year with peak sales potential of more

2015-04-28 00:20:18

Lower Gas Prices Help Fuel 2 Percent Decline From 2014 ORLANDO, Fla., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to declines in gas prices and finance charges, the annual cost to

2015-04-27 23:05:32

Companies in the plastics and metal fabrication industries sign agreements to invest $5.75 million and create 51 jobs in Kilgore, Texas, USA. Kilgore, Texas

2015-04-27 23:04:50

SMB users of TouchSuite’s Firefly point of sale systems offered access to the company’s cost-effective processing solution and its full roster of cutting-edge payment tools. Boca

2015-04-27 23:03:22

MedTouch is the only Platinum Partner that is exclusively healthcare focused. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

2015-04-27 23:03:08

Ticket Down has slashed all ticket prices for Jimmy Buffett's upcoming performances at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, WI and at the Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque, NM.

2015-04-27 23:02:58

As more British based companies follow America’s lead in offering health and dental insurance as part of their employee benefits packages, pet insurance technology thought leader Aquarium Software


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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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.