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2011-06-14 14:21:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boaters and anglers are being asked to take steps to prevent the further spread of zebra mussels after the Department of Environmental Protection discovered the nuisance species in Conneaut Lake, Crawford County. Regional DEP staff found three zebra mussels during June 10 sampling, two in the lake and one in the Conneaut Outlet immediately below the lake. "The small number suggests that the current population of zebra mussels is...

2011-05-17 11:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today announced its selection by The Artemis Project(TM) as a winner in the Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award highlights MBI's product Zequanox(TM) as one of the most promising, innovative technologies coming to the marketplace. Zequanox(TM) is an effective natural product for the control of invasive zebra and quagga mussels that are aggressively multiplying in freshwater lakes & rivers throughout...

2011-03-21 03:00:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: ZBRA) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Navis business to Cargotec Corporation (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: CGCBV) for approximately $190 million in cash, subject to a working capital adjustment. As previously reported, management estimates that the sale will result in an after-tax gain of $30-$40 million, which will be recorded in first quarter of 2011. The sale transfers Zebra's...

2011-01-31 06:00:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: ZBRA) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Navis business to Cargotec Corporation (Nasdaq OMX Helsinki: CGCBV) for approximately $190 million in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2011, subject to regulatory approvals, customary closing conditions and working capital adjustments. Management estimates that the sale will...

2010-09-29 09:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) a $500,000 Phase IIb Small Business Technology Commercialization Grant for the project entitled "Commercialization of an Innovative Green Technology for Controlling Zebra Mussels" and $100,000 supplemental Technology Enhancement for Commercial Partnerships. The technology was originally discovered by Dr. Daniel Molloy, Director of the New York State...

2010-09-15 10:08:00

LONDON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- At the START Summit in London, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced how it is working with Marwell Wildlife, a conservation charity, to help secure a future for Grevy's zebra, an endangered species with less than 2,500 individuals in the wild. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100915/NY65405) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100915/NY65405) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) (Logo:...

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2010-07-30 15:15:00

A zedonk is attracting attention at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega, Georgia after being born there a week ago. The animal, which is an unusual cross between a donkey and a zebra, has black stripes prominently displayed on her legs and face. C.W. Wathen, the preserve's founder and general manager, told The Associated Press that the foal has zebra instincts.  Wathen said she sits up instead of laying on her side, as if she's staying alert for predators. Donkeys and...

2010-06-15 03:58:00

BOURNE END, England, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Mobile Printer Designed to Hold Motorola Handheld Terminals Offers Slimmer, Lighter Profile Form Factor for Increased Productivity in the Mobile Workforce Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: ZBRA), a global leader in specialty printing and automatic identification solutions, today announces the new RW 420 Print Station (model RW4-PS), a printer and hand-held in one unit. The RW4-PS enhances worker productivity by...

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2010-02-11 07:05:00

On Wednesday, Kenyan gamers started to round up thousands of zebras to move to a reserve where lions are attacking livestock due to a lack of prey. The nationwide operation is due to last until the end of the month in what will go down as one of Africa's biggest animal translocations so far.  The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) launched the operation in Soysambu conservancy. Rangers in helicopters started rounding up galloping zebras into a large V-shaped tarpaulin enclosure after...

2010-02-03 07:15:00

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for spring, Zebra Zappers announces their new Zebra Mussel anti-fouling marine coating called Sta-Z-Off. As toxic anti-fouling marine paints and bottom coatings become prohibited for use in U.S. and Canadian freshwater lakes, an effective non-toxic solution is needed to protect boats from Zebra Mussels, according to the founders of Zebra Zappers, Inc. Tim Thomas and Kim Fraylick both have been boating enthusiasts for over 2...


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Plains Zebra, Equus quagga
2012-06-27 13:47:30

The plains zebra (Equus quagga) is native to Africa, and is the most common zebra found. Its range extends from southern Ethiopia to East Africa, with a southern range including Angola and eastern South Africa. Its other common names include Burchell’s zebra and the common zebra. The plains zebra holds six recognized subspecies including Grant’s zebra and the maneless zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra are classified in the subgenus Hippotigris and appear to be more...

Mountain Zebra, Equus zebra
2012-06-18 16:36:00

The mountain zebra (Equus zebra) is native to the southwestern areas of Namibia, Angola, and South Africa. It prefers a habitat within mountainous areas, woodlands, open grasslands, or areas with abundant plant life at elevations of up to 3,300 feet. The diet of this zebra consists of buds, roots, fruits, bark, and tufted grass within its small range. The classification of the mountain zebra and its subspecies is debatable. Previously a subspecies within the subgenus Hippotigris, the Cape...

Grevy’s Zebra, Equus grevyi
2012-05-28 16:09:29

Grevy’s Zebra (Equus grevyi) is the largest wild equid in existence today. It is also known as the imperial zebra. It is the most endangered of all species of zebra. Named after Jules Grevy, this zebra can be found in Ethiopia, but mainly in Kenya. At one time, Grevy’s zebra roamed Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia, but its populations have dwindled and now reside in small areas in northern Kenya, and a few small areas in Ethiopia. In 1882, a French naturalist named Émile Oustalet...

Burchell’s Zebra, Equus quagga burchellii
2012-05-18 14:05:30

Burchell’s zebra (Equus quagga burchellii) is a subspecies of the plains zebra, and its range extends from the northwest from southern Botswana to Etosha and the Kaokoveld. Its southeastern range includes Swaziland and Kwazulu-Natal. This zebra has become extinct in the middle areas of its range, surviving in the southeastern and northwestern areas. Burchell’s zebra, as with other zebras, have densely populated the plains of Africa. However, it was thought that by 1910 no wild...

Grant’s Zebra, Equus quagga boehmi
2012-05-08 14:17:34

Grant’s zebra (Equus quagga boehmi) are among the six subspecies of the plains zebra, and the smallest of them. This zebra is from the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Its range extends from Zambia, west of the Luangwa River, west to Kariba, Shaba Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its northern range extends to Kibanzao Plateau. In Tanzania, its range extends from Nyangaui and Kibwezi in the north and south into southwestern Kenya and can go as far south as Sotik. Grant’s zebra...

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