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2015-03-27 16:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association applauds the bipartisan efforts of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) to pass the Fiscal Year 2016

2015-03-27 12:30:12

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation ("Sabre") (Nasdaq: SABR) today announced the proposed offering by its wholly-owned subsidiary Sabre GLBL Inc.

2015-03-27 12:29:32

DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Global Air Purifier Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019) industry research report of 62 pages

2015-03-27 08:30:48

ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI) ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer,

2015-03-27 08:26:48

Single-center, retrospective study evaluates Hepatic Progression Free Survival and Overall Survival after Regional Therapy NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delcath Systems,

2015-03-27 08:26:29

New technology for rapidly and precisely targeting tumors with image-guided radiosurgery is on display this week at the 27th International Medical Instruments & Equipment Exhibition BEIJING,

2015-03-27 08:26:15

Salveo Capital Believes Legislation Has The Support of Americans, From Investors To Banking To Patients CHICAGO, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Capitol Hill, one of the few issues

2015-03-27 08:24:40

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Annie Corrine Bailey, of Fairbanks, Alaska, has recently been recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who for her

2015-03-27 08:22:10

Big-Rig Truck Racing Returns to the United States After 22 Years LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc.


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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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