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2015-03-05 16:24:42

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving

2015-03-05 16:24:34

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- No bowl or milk necessary for the modern American breakfast. The most important meal of the day in the U.S.

2015-03-05 16:20:48

LINTHICUM, Md., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has licensed its air-flow-through (AFT) cooling technology, used to improve the cooling of high-power electronics,

2015-03-05 16:20:36

Study details how unprecedented government subsidies to Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates distort the competitive market and threaten U.S.

2015-03-05 12:35:15

Darden Helps Build World-Class Entrepreneurial Ecosystem CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at

2015-03-05 12:34:28

Culture transformation drives company turnaround SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

2015-03-05 12:34:16

- Tech industry icon the star of bank's events DALLAS, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will offer his perspective on the digital economy to BBVA Compass

2015-03-05 12:30:05

GRENADA, West Indies, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- St.

2015-03-05 12:30:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Acting Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller and Acting Health Secretary Karen Murphy outlined their departments' intent to enforce key

2015-03-05 12:29:17

NORCROSS, Ga., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth announces that seventeen of its five-star skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers were named to the 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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  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
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