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2014-08-21 16:21:56

VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX: WS) ("Wildcat" or the "Company") has closed the previously announced non-brokered private placement with the Chairman and CEO of the Company of 4.5 million units at C$0.45 per unit for gross proceeds of C$2 million. Each unit is comprised of one Wildcat common share and one common share purchase warrant exercisable into one additional Wildcat common share at a price of C$0.55 per Wildcat common share for a period...

2014-08-15 16:22:17

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX: WS) ("Wildcat" or the "Company") announces the election of Donald R. Siemens to its Board of Directors and reports a summary of the results from its annual general meeting of shareholders ("AGM") today. Mr. Siemens is an independent financial advisor specializing in corporate finance, cross-border transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Siemens was Partner-in-Charge of Thorne Ernst &...

2014-04-09 08:24:04

VANCOUVER, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX: WS) ("Wildcat" or "The Company") announces that it has signed a letter agreement with Regal Resources Inc. ("Regal") which sets out the terms and conditions pursuant to which Wildcat may earn up to a 70% interest in Regal's Patagonia/Sunnyside Project ("Sunnyside" or the "Project"), located near Nogales, Arizona. All dollar amounts referred to are Canadian dollars. About Sunnyside Sunnyside is approximately...

Cat Domestication Started In China
2013-12-17 10:31:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new research published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, cats were drawn to human settlements near the ancient Chinese village of Quanhucun more than 5,000 years ago, a development which may have eventually led to their domestication. "Our data suggest that cats were attracted to ancient farming villages by small animals, such as rodents that were living on the grain that the farmers grew, ate...

WildCat Robot Unveiled By Boston Dynamics In New Video
2013-10-07 04:47:22

[ Watch the Video: WildCat Robot Can Cover All Terrains ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Boston Dynamics, who just over a year ago established a new land-speed record for robots with legs, has unveiled its latest creation, a four-legged machine designed to travel quickly on all types of terrain. The robot, which is known as the WildCat, is being developed by the Massachusetts-based engineering firm with funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects...

British Isles Was Home To Exotic Big Cat Over A Century Ago
2013-04-25 14:36:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the journal Historical Biology say they have proved that a big cat once prowled the British countryside. A mysterious animal in a museum's underground storeroom helped the team prove that a non-native "big cat" roamed around the British countryside a century ago. The scientists analyzed the animal's skeleton and mounted skin and found that it was a Canadian lynx, which is a carnivorous predator more than...


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Flat-headed Cat, Prionailurus planiceps
2013-05-01 15:13:33

The flat-headed cat (Prionailurus planiceps) is a species of wildcat that can be found in a fragmented range that includes Borneo, Sumatra, and the Thai-Malay Peninsula. It prefers a habitat within primary and secondary rainforests. It is often found in areas with abundant freshwater near lowland or coastal areas. Vigors and Horsfield, who classified it in the Felis genus, first described this species in 1827. In 1951, the flat-headed cat was merged with the fishing cat, which shares some...

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2007-07-17 11:31:38

The Chinese Mountain Cat (Felis bieti), also known as the Chinese Desert Cat, is a small wild cat of western China. This cat is distributed throughout Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu and Sichuan. It inhabits sparsely-wooded forests and shrub lands, and is occasionally found in true deserts. It can live in environments as much as 10,000 feet in elevation. Except for the color of its fur, this cat resembles a European Wildcat in its physical appearance. It is 27-33 inches long, with an 11.5-16 inch...

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2007-01-19 12:24:16

The sand Cat (Felis margarita) is a small wild cat 19.69 inches (50 cm) long, plus an 11.81 in (30 cm) tail. It is distributed over African and Asian deserts. The name "Desert Cat" is reserved for a subspecies of the true Wild Cat, but it would go better with this species. It lives in those dry areas that are even too hot and dry for the Desert Cat. These areas are the Sahara, the Arabian Desert, and the deserts of Iran and Pakistan. The head is conspicuously broad and the ears are large...

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2007-01-19 12:18:39

The wild cat (Felis silvestris), sometimes "wildcat" or "wild-cat", is a small predator native to Europe. It is also found in the western part of Asia, and Africa. It is a hunter of small mammals, birds, and other creatures of a similar size. There are several subspecies that occur in different world regions. This includes the ubiquitous domestic cat, which has been introduced to every habitable continent and most of the world's larger islands. It has become feral in many of those...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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