Mammals

DNA results reveal orphaned elephant's family herd

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:15pm

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Experts are one step closer to confirming the family herd of an orphaned elephant in West Africa after DNA analysis provided crucial information showing family members could be close by.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Experts are one step closer to confirming the family herd of an orphaned elephant in West Africa after DNA analysis provided crucial information showing family members could be close by.
  • In an effort to verify Nania's herd through a familial match, IFAW collected DNA samples from both Nania and wild elephants travelling through Deux Bal National Park.
  • First, the analysis noted the DNA sample results from one of the elephants indicate this elephant is likely her mother or less likely, a half-sibling.
  • "This is the first known attempt to successfully reunite an African elephant calf with its wild herd using DNA analysis," said Sissler-Bienvenu.

Romios Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell 80% Interest in Its Thunder Bay Silver Project to Honey Badger Silver Inc.

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:48pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 10, 2021) - Romios Gold Resources Inc. (TSXV: RG) (OTC Pink: RMIOF) (FSE: D4R) ("Romios" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed the Definitive Agreement (the "Agreement") with Honey Badger Silver Inc. (Honey Badger) to sell an 80% interest in Romios' five claim blocks in the Thunder Bay silver district of northwestern Ontario to Honey Badger.

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  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 10, 2021) - Romios Gold Resources Inc. (TSXV: RG) (OTC Pink: RMIOF) (FSE: D4R) ("Romios" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed the Definitive Agreement (the "Agreement") with Honey Badger Silver Inc. (Honey Badger) to sell an 80% interest in Romios' five claim blocks in the Thunder Bay silver district of northwestern Ontario to Honey Badger.
  • Romios undertook a brief program of mapping and sampling on 4 of the 5 prospects in October, 2020.
  • By retaining a 20% interest in its claims, Romios maintains exposure to the potential production from these prospects.
  • Romios has granted a right of first refusal to Honey Badger on its 20% remaining interest.

Born Free USA Welcomes New Vervet Monkey to Its South Texas Primate Sanctuary

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:01pm

COTULLA, Texas, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading animal welfare nonprofit, Born Free USA, welcomed a new monkey to its primate sanctuary in South Texas yesterday.

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  • COTULLA, Texas, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading animal welfare nonprofit, Born Free USA, welcomed a new monkey to its primate sanctuary in South Texas yesterday.
  • The monkey a five-year-old vervet named Kiki was surrendered to Born Free USA by a private individual, who kept Kiki as a pet since the monkey was three months old.
  • Says Dr. Liz Tyson, Born Free USA Programs Director and head of the primate sanctuary, "Kiki is a very sweet little monkey she is smaller than she should be at her age and somewhat skinny, although not dangerously so.
  • Says Angela Grimes, Born Free USA CEO, "Born Free USA is honored to offer Kiki a home for life at our primate sanctuary, but the exotic pet trade in monkeys is not a problem that can be solved simply by rehoming animals to sanctuaries.

Llamaz Become the First Ever NFTs in Near Space

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:00pm

On this date,the project became the first ever to successfully launch NFTs to reach near space breaching a maximum altitude of 28,832 meters.

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  • On this date,the project became the first ever to successfully launch NFTs to reach near space breaching a maximum altitude of 28,832 meters.
  • There are millions of possibleLlamazpermutations, but only 10,000 were selected and will ever be minted.
  • Anyone canexplore the full collection here or check out the celebrity Llamaz here .
  • All parties can learn more about the LLAMAZ-1 mission here and watch the Llamas space odyssey fromtake offto spinning in near-space, and landing.

Karus Gold Drills 5.3 Meters of 10.2 g/t Gold and 10 Meters of 5.5 g/t Gold from Upper Zone at FG Gold

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:30pm

Results Define a New High-Grade Corridor 100M Down-Dip of Past Drilling

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  • Karus Gold has not been able to determine true width yet due to complexity of the vein structures within the mineralized zones.
  • Drilling data on the Lower Zone is currently limited and the true thickness and orientation of the zone is not firmly known.
  • However, based on current data, it is estimated that intercept represents ~50%-65% of the true thickness of the zone.
  • Karus Gold is 100% owner of the 1,000 km2 South Caribou Gold District that includes the drill-stage FG Gold and Gold Creek projects in British Columbia.

New Review Paper Spotlights Bovine Colostrum for Gastrointestinal Health

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

In this review paper, we set out to explore the use of bovine colostrum as a way to support the GI system, particularly its ability to strengthen key components of the gut.

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  • In this review paper, we set out to explore the use of bovine colostrum as a way to support the GI system, particularly its ability to strengthen key components of the gut.
  • Just as women produce a high quality of colostrum after giving birth, cows (bovine) also produce colostrum, after their calves are born.
  • The health benefits of bovine colostrum have been studied for decades, and for multiple areas of human health, including immunity, gut health, digestive health and sports performance.
  • To learn more about PanTheryx and its bovine colostrum, ColostrumOne and La Belle Colostrum, for human and animal nutrition, please visit www.pantheryx.com .

CGTN: Migrating herd of wild Asian elephants in Yunnan takes a break

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:21am

BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.

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  • BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.
  • The number of elephants in the herd has changed as the their journey progressed.
  • People were quickly organized to evacuate where necessary and food was also used to guide elephants away from urban areas.
  • The population of wild Asian elephants has been increasing in China, from 180 in 1980s to about 300 now.

CGTN: Migrating herd of wild Asian elephants in Yunnan takes a break

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:02am

BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.

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  • BEIJING, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A wild Asian elephant herd left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan Province and started marching north in mid-March.
  • The number of elephants in the herd has changed as the their journey progressed.
  • Local authorities in the places that the elephants visited have all carried out comprehensive response plans to ensure the safety of both humans and the elephants.
  • The population of wild Asian elephants has been increasing in China, from 180 in 1980s to about 300 now.

Asia Who's Who Directory 2021: Profiles, Lives and Achievements of Tens of Thousands of the Most Distinguished Men and Women - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 10:21am

The "Who's Who in Asia 2021" directory has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Who's Who in Asia 2021" directory has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The new edition of Who's Who in Asia profiles the lives and achievements of tens of thousands of the most distinguished men and women from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Who's Who in Asia will be of special interest to public and academic libraries, international organisations, embassies, businesses, the media, scientific and professional bodies and anyone with an interest in Asia.
  • Who's Who in Asia includes up-to-date:
    Biographies of the most influential men and women in Asia.

ASPCA Launches New Tool to Educate the Public on How to Help Stray Kittens During Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month this June

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 8:27pm

Hundreds of thousands of homeless kittens are born across the country during kitten season every year, and by using this interactive tool, animal lovers across the nation will directly help to make the best decision for kittens' ongoing well-being.

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  • Hundreds of thousands of homeless kittens are born across the country during kitten season every year, and by using this interactive tool, animal lovers across the nation will directly help to make the best decision for kittens' ongoing well-being.
  • For example, some stray kittens may appear to be alone, but the mother catwho knows exactly what her new litter needsmay be hiding nearby or out getting food.
  • For these reasons, placing kittens in foster homes and dedicated kitten nurseries are the most humane options until they become old enough to be adopted.
  • For more information, visit www.ASPCA.org , and follow the ASPCA on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram .