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birdsong decoded
2014-07-20 09:50:04

Queen Mary, University of London Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found a successful way of identifying bird sounds from large audio collections, which could be useful for expert and amateur bird-watchers alike. The analysis used recordings of individual birds and of dawn choruses to identify characteristics of bird sounds. It took advantage of large datasets of sound recordings provided by the British Library Sound Archive, and online sources such as the Dutch...

2014-06-17 08:35:37

Smart Tag Engages Owners in Dog's Life DENVER, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A serial entrepreneur and one of the pet industry's most prolific product designers have fused their talents with the invention of the Pettag+(TM), the first connected device that tracks the essential activities of training and raising a happy, healthy pet. The simple collar tag connects the pet to the owner's smart phone through a Bluetooth interface and activity buttons - Food, Love, Play - to help...

2014-06-02 04:20:41

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twigo Pet ID Tag selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR as their agency of record. Safety is a top priority within a family, which often includes protecting our furry four-legged family members as well. Pet identification is a crucial step one must take in order to keep our animal friends safe. Collars with an ID tag are accessible to anyone who finds a lost pet. Twigo LLC is on a mission to help ensure all pets wear an ID tag. Learn...

2014-05-05 12:23:15

In its First Year, Hill's Disaster Relief Network Responds to 11 Major Emergencies, Aids 50 Organizations on Behalf of Pets TOPEKA, Kan., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures rise and spring showers give way to summer storms, Hill's Pet Nutrition is taking the opportunity to highlight National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day on May 10 by reminding pet owners of how they can prepare themselves and their pets in case of an emergency. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2014-04-15 23:12:00

Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian in Marietta, GA, will be hosting a low cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic at Verde Pointe Business Park on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9 am to noon. An appointment is preferred, as walk-ins will not be guaranteed an appointment time. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic, an animal clinic in Marietta, GA, understands the importance of having pets microchiped. They are hosting the first annual microchip and...

2014-01-30 23:04:24

K9 Dog Park releases 2014 training schedule to teach dogs to avoid rattlesnakes. The company uniquely trains dogs and their owners to avoid snakes without using shock collars. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 K9 Dog Park will begin training dogs to avoid rattlesnakes on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., the first training for this class in the 2014 season. Subsequent classes will be available mostly on Wednesday evenings so attendees can have time to arrive with their dogs...

2014-01-06 23:25:02

Leading pet finder website, MissingCritters.com, explains how and why animals escape and offers five tips on what to do for a lost dog or lost cat. Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Most people believe their dog or cat is never going to run away. However, according to the National Council of Pet Population Study and Policy and National Humane Society, every year 5 to 10 million animals disappear from their owners. Of those lost, less than 5% of cats get returned and less than 40% of...

2013-12-14 23:01:23

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp is working to submit the Oskem to interested companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 "I took my dog to the vet for surgery, and afterward, he was fitted with a collar to keep him from licking the incisions while they healed," said an inventor from Hialeah, Fla. "He looked really sad and uncomfortable wearing that thing. I came up with my own alternative, and he was much...

2013-12-05 10:23:28

Attracting katydid females in the presence of a masking sound As darkness descends upon the tropical rainforests of Malaysia, male chirping katydids of the Mecopoda complex are just getting warmed up for their usual nightly concerts to woo the females. These nocturnal suitors are favoured for chirping in synchrony as a chorus; however, singing in time with one another is no easy task as they have to co-ordinate in the presence of the noisy serenades from a very closely related katydid...

2013-12-03 23:21:40

New for the winter of 2013, DOGTEK adds a new generation of state of the art bark control collars to their growing line of training and technology products for pets. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 New for the winter of 2013, DOGTEK adds a new generation of state of the art bark control collars to their growing line of training and technology products for pets. The DOGTEK NoBark Spray is a safe, humane, and effective way to deter excessive barking from dogs. When the dog wearing...


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Paleozoology
2013-09-30 13:34:57

Paleozoology, also spelled Palaeozoology, is a branch of many other sciences including zoology and paleontology that focuses on recovering cellular matter from animal remains that are large enough to be seen without the help of a microscope, known as macrofossils. This study is primarily used in the context of archeology and geology and aids in recreating ancient ecosystems and prehistoric environments. Paleozoologists study the tissues of many types of animals including sharks, echinoderms,...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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