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2014-10-22 12:36:01

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2014-10-21 08:28:13

LOOT Entertainment's Clucky, Plucky Couch Co-Op Creation Blasts its Way Onto The PlayStation® Network LOS ANGELES, Oct.

2014-10-21 08:22:03

MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Troops Into Transportation, an exclusive program of The CDL School and its partner carriers, announces a partnership with the U.S.

2014-10-20 12:27:02

Off-the-shelf tool ensures broadcast quality for next-generation digital video MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-20 12:22:04

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency financial and other assistance will be available to the families of U.S.

2014-10-19 23:01:09

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: Trends and Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas

2014-10-17 20:21:53

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending her childhood following her father to different military installations, Col.

2014-10-17 08:20:59

You can bring cheer to the military serving our country WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-16 16:20:50

Third Annual 'Operation Troop Treats' Offers Kids Toys in Exchange for Halloween Candy, which will be Donated to Troops Serving Overseas ATLANTA, Oct.

2014-10-15 12:38:32

Trading on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm commences October 15, 2014 LUND, Sweden, Oct.


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Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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