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quagga

an extinct member of the family Equidae which was characterized by stripes like a zebra but only on the head and neck.
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But quaggas will have done that job before the 20-pound bottom feeders can even get a toehold, he said.
That means it's possible to breed quaggas from plains zebras.
Using funds raised privately from donations, Mr Rau scoured game reserves in South Africa and neighbouring Namibia for plains zebra that looked most like quaggas.
Nobody thought to let them breed, however, and some time in the 1880s we shot the quagga into extinction.
The pace at which we've ramped up our comprehensive efforts to control the proliferation of quagga mussels in our water sources that supply 18 million Southern Californians demonstrates how seriously we are taking this threat," said Metropolitan board Chairman Timothy F.
At the time, nobody mourned the death of the light brown equine with pale stripes on its head and shoulders, because nobody realised the quagga had become extinct.
The upcoming action marks the second time Metropolitan has used an aqueduct shutdown to monitor and control quaggas.
The Company expects diamond recovery will grow as expansion plans are implemented at its three operations, Avontuur, Quaggas Kop and Kelsey Lake.
A; Quaggas Kop, South Africa; and to provide funds for a further mine acquisition.
Assuming a density for the gravels to be the same as at Quaggas Kop, the resource could contain in excess of 8 million tonnes of gravels.
The structure of the offer allows Auridiam shareholders to participate in the benefits arising from consolidating the ownership of the River Ranch mine and the development of Redaurum's other diamond mines at Quaggas Kop in South Africa and Kelsey Lake in the United State of America.
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JULY 20, 1995--REDAURUM LIMITED (TSE:RRK) Redaurum Limited (RRK-TSE) said today that operations have recommenced at the Quaggas Kop alluvial diamond mine in South Africa.