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2015-04-16 08:32:31

Landmark Lightings and Community Activities Honor People Affected by the Disorder WESTON, Mass., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Hemophilia Day,

2015-04-16 08:32:05

HAYWARD, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) announced today that the Company will release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Monday,

2015-04-16 08:31:43

- Reicin brings extensive experience in R&D as a senior leader in biopharma ROCKLAND, Mass., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono today announced the US biopharmaceutical

2015-04-16 08:30:48

Solution includes IQ 532(TM) Laser for Repeatable MicroPulse® Laser Trabeculoplasty and the New Cyclo G6(TM) System with the Proprietary MicroPulse P3 Disposable MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.,

2015-04-16 08:29:14

BEIJING, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The IAAF's crown jewel of track and field, the World Championships, will be held in the United States for the first time in 2021.

2015-04-16 08:28:57

Walgreens is selling red noses and raising contributions in support of the Red Nose Day Fund DEERFIELD, Ill., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dedicated to championing everyone's

2015-04-16 08:25:40

9 GREAT DAYS, 9 GREAT WAYS TO CELEBRATE WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From April 18 through 26, the National

2015-04-16 08:25:19

LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details: The global market for floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) can be divided into two distinct areas:

2015-04-16 08:24:01

Simply by switching to energy-efficient lighting in their tall buildings, businesses in leading cities in the United States could save the country--and themselves--billions of dollars, says Consumer

2015-04-16 08:23:54

Sungevity's New Multi-Media Marketing Campaign Encourages Families to Achieve their Solar Goals through Inspiration and Education OAKLAND, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The future


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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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.