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2012-05-21 23:00:11

The popular Tucson dog trainer, Gerard Raneri, of Bark Busters, has released a new series of tips for dog owners designed to curb dog aggression for dog park safety. Dog aggression is on the rise, according to the trainer, and the tips are intended to ensure dog owners have a safe trip to local dog parks. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 With spring in bloom and summer well on its way, Gerard Raneri, dog behavior specialist with Bark Busters Tucson, has released a guide helping dog owners...

2012-05-02 20:01:33

Climate change puts spruce forests at greater risk of bark beetle attacks Climate change appears to be good news for destructive bark beetles, according to a new study by Lorenzo Marini from the University of Padova in Italy, and his team. Their work, published online in Springer's Climatic Change, shows that there were more attacks by the spruce bark beetle on European Alpine spruce forests over a 16 year period, as temperatures rose and rainfall dropped. Shifts in temperature,...

2011-08-15 13:41:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 19, veterinary cardiologists are going to the dogs in Connecticut. Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will stop with a soundproof medical unit to perform free dog heart examinations at Bark Park in Ridgefield, Conn. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110815/CG52437) In addition to providing free heart health screenings, veterinarians will be available to answer questions for dog owners...


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2007-12-27 09:16:35

The Par Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis), is a tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the most economically important member of the genus Hevea. It is of major economic importance because its sap-like extract (latex) can be collected and is the primary source of natural rubber. The Pará rubber tree initially grew only in the Amazon Rainforest. Now most rubber tree plantations are in southeast Asia and tropical Africa. Attempts to cultivate the tree in other areas in South...

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2007-01-21 19:37:02

The gray wolf also known as timber wolf or wolf is a mammal in the order Carnivora. The gray wolf shares a common ancestry with the domestic dog. Gray wolves were once abundant and distributed over much of North America, Eurasia, and the Middle East. Today, for a variety of human-related reasons including widespread habitat destruction and excessive hunting, wolves inhabit only a very limited portion of their former range. It is listed as a species of least concern for extinction worldwide....

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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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