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2011-07-12 15:08:00

Rescued baby falcon presents naming opportunity for kids at U-M C.S.

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2011-07-05 08:29:31

New research has shown that feral, untrained pigeons can recognize individual people and are not fooled by a change of clothes.

2011-06-29 12:33:01

The mechanics of instinctive behavior are mysterious.

2011-05-10 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewCast Corporation (OTCBB: VCST), a developer of industry-leading solutions for the transformation, management and delivery of digital media over enterprise, broadband, and mobile networks, today announced that the University of Montreal has deployed a donated ViewCast Osprey® 440 video capture card and SimulStream® software to aid in the 24/7, live monitoring of a family of peregrine falcons that reside on campus.

2011-04-26 13:24:53

Indiana University scientists have found chemical flame retardants in the blood of pet dogs at concentrations five to 10 times higher than in humans, but lower than levels found in a previous study of cats.

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2011-04-20 09:22:36

Dog owners and veterinarians have long relied on a mix of limited data and anecdotal evidence to assess which breeds are at risk of dying from various conditions, but a new University of Georgia study provides a rare and comprehensive look at causes of death in more than 80 breeds.

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Looking for Natural Pet Products? Botanic Choice Launches New Pet Line Botanic Choice is launching a new line of products for dogs and cats from Dr. Goodpet.

2010-08-31 13:03:00

DENVER, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all cats (gatos)! Team captain Henry invites all cats to participate in a virtual cat walk in honor of his canine best friends. Team Henry is part of the upcoming Morris Animal Foundation K9 Cancer Walk in Vasona Lake Park, Los Gatos, Calif., on October 10.

2010-07-26 12:49:00

Data from the Field Signals More Species Facing Extinction; Congressional Action Could Ensure Animals Are Not Lost Forever WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fading Call of the Wild, a report released today by the world's leading wildlife conservation organizations, details the increasing threats and plunging populations of big cats and rare canids living in the wild.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.