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2008-02-19 12:45:00

If you’re a land owner and animals such as coyotes or wild pigs are driving you hog wild, help may soon be on the way to control their numbers in a humane way – in the form of a birth control pill for animals.

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2008-01-29 09:05:00

The Fertile Crescent of the Middle East has long been identified as a "cradle of civilization" for humans. In a new genetic study, researchers have concluded that all ancestral roads for the modern day domestic cat also lead back to the same locale.

2007-05-21 18:34:47

Cliffs and trails leading to them have been closed in eight areas around Vermont to protect nesting peregrine falcons.

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2007-03-31 09:38:52

A peregrine falcon shrieked as scientists snatched three eggs from his precarious perch beneath the Bay Bridge to save the chicks from a deadly fall or car collision when they hatch.

2005-10-18 22:18:45

Keep pet cats inside, stop feeding strays, cook meat sufficiently and reconsider the way the veterinary profession and public health agencies think -- and teach -- about the zoonotic pathogen Toxoplasma gondii.

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2005-05-05 07:51:49

A group of baby falcons growing up on the 33rd-floor ledge of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s downtown headquarters were banded Wednesday, a procedure that will allow scientists to track and monitor the peregrines.

2004-11-30 09:00:04

PROVO, Utah - The truth about cats and dogs in this city is that they aren't allowed to live in the same house. But that's about to change. Current city law allows residents to own up to two dogs or two cats at the same time - but not a dog and a cat together.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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