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ang gaw ruh

  • n  the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
  • n  a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair
  • n  domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair
  • n  a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat

  • Crossbreeding goats and sheepIt looks like a zookeeper's prank: a goat dressed in a sweater of angora.
  • A 10-g ball of angora costs about $15.
News & Articles

  • Creature Feature: Cali, a female Angora - Thu, 20 Jun 2013 PST
    Cali came into the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter on May 31. She’s a spayed adult female Angora about 4 years old. Shelter workers say she’s a little shy at first, but warms up. They also say she always uses her litter box. Cali is looking for a home with a patient and gentle person.
    June 20, 2013 - The Spokesman-Review
  • Pet connection, June 20, 2013
    Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society: Junior, an 18-month-old Angora, loves to play hide and seek. His striped coat means that he rarely loses! Come visit him and see what he does to your heart. Pookie is a tough-looking guy who is actually a cuddly teddy bear. He loves to spend his days playing in the yard, but at night he enjoys curling up at this friends’ feet.
    June 20, 2013 - Santa Fe New Mexican
  • Annual Angora Goat Performance Test Field Day and Sale set for July 25
    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, Contact: Dr. Dan Waldron, 325-653-4576,   SONORA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research annual Angora Goat Performance Test Field Day and Sale is set for July 25 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station at Sonora. The station is located 28 miles south of Sonora on U.S. Highway 55, [...]
    June 18, 2013 - Texas A&M AgNews

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in KRNV
    Last year's Angora Fire gave us a painful reminder of the challenges we face in this vulnerable region,Governor Schwarzenegger said.
  • Johnny Depp in
    The book quotes Depp as saying: "I love angora sweaters. Oh man, they're unbelievable. They really feel good. This girl I dated when I was a teenager, she had an angora sweater. When we broke up, I was upset, but not about her. It was the sweater."
  • Dave Cox in Tahoe Daily Tribune
    The Angora fire destroyed hundreds of homes and affected thousands of lives,Cox said in a press statement. "After several visits to the area to see the devastation first-hand, I went back to Sacramento and reached across the political...

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