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2012-02-28 08:00:00

Scout & Zoe´s offers tips for helping your dog hit the ground running when spring arrives. Anderson, Indiana (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Is your dog ready for spring? Scout & Zoe´s Natural Antler Chews offers the following tips to ensure your furry friends are primed to spring forward when warmer weather arrives. “At our house the arrival of spring is right up at the top in terms of things we look forward to every year,” says Cindy Dunston Quirk, owner and...

2012-02-14 08:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Samples taken from the 52 hunter-killed elk during the state's 2011 hunting season have all tested negative for chronic wasting disease (CWD) and tuberculosis, according to Dr. Walt Cottrell, the Pennsylvania Game Commission's wildlife veterinarian. Cottrell noted that sample collection was greatly facilitated by the cooperation of the elk hunters and taxidermists. He added that the Game Commission still is awaiting the results of...

2012-02-03 13:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TicketPrinting.com is pleased to announced their upcoming donation of $9,000 to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) at the Annual Elk Camp and Exposition, taking place February 2nd-4th at Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Lance Trebesch, the CEO of TicketPrinting.com, will be presenting a ceremonial check representing TicketPrinting.com's 2011 contribution in front of over 1,200 volunteers tonight at at the RMEF Volunteer Fun Night as...

2012-02-02 10:28:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that a Lancaster County hunter has undergone post-exposure rabies shots after harvesting and field dressing a deer on Jan. 20, in Valley Township, Chester County, that ultimately tested positive for rabies. "The hunter contacted us about his concerns that the deer was unfit for human consumption," said John Veylupek, Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO). "The hunter...

2012-02-02 09:17:52

Extensive DNA tests by experts at the University of Warwick on two deer carcasses found in Gloucestershire have not found any indication of a big cat presence. The National Trust asked the University to test a roe deer carcass found near Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire in early January after examination of the wounds led to speculation that it may have been killed by a big cat. Comprehensive DNA tests have found fox DNA on the Woodchester carcass and what is expected to be fox DNA on...

Dramatic Links Found Between Climate Change, Elk, Plants, And Birds
2012-01-11 04:00:09

Climate change in the form of reduced snowfall in mountains is causing powerful and cascading shifts in mountainous plant and bird communities through the increased ability of elk to stay at high elevations over winter and consume plants, according to a groundbreaking study in Nature Climate Change. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and University of Montana study not only showed that the abundance of deciduous trees and their associated songbirds in mountainous Arizona have declined over...

Scientists Find Evidence Of Pre-Historic 'Lost World' Beneath Lake Huron
2012-01-10 06:21:37

Communities of anthropologists throughout the world are buzzing with excitement as researchers in U.S. and Canada have reported finding an unusual wooden pole at the bottom of Lake Huron, leading to speculation that they may have stumbled upon artifacts from a “lost world” of previously unknown ancient North American caribou hunters. Experts believe that this prehistoric nomadic people may have had a “kill site” in the U.S.-Canada border region some 10,000 years...

2012-01-09 10:09:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Walter Cottrell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian, will discuss the harmful effects of winter feeding of elk at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Elk Country Visitor's Center at 134 Homestead Dr., in Benezette Township, Elk County. "While feeding elk is illegal any time of the year, as it causes problems by habituating elk to find food around homes and...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

Nutronics Labs, Inc. and Maximum Life Research LLC have filed suit in Bexar County Texas Court against Joel Blake Sawyer and The Healthy Protocol LLC, the seller of Royal Velvet deer antler velvet product over various allegations. (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Allegations are but not limited to: blatantly plagiarized written customer testimonials from Nutronics Labs´ web site. Letters and emails from people who had submitted their testimonials to and for Nutronics Labs and from angry...

2011-12-16 14:02:58

Although the temperate climates of central Europe provide plentiful food in summer, finding enough to eat is much more problematic in winter. Many small mammals avoid the problem by hibernating but this survival strategy is generally not practiced by larger animals. With the exception of some bears, large mammals remain fully awake throughout the year, yet they too must reduce their metabolism to cope with the comparative scarcity of food. Red deer, for example, are known to lower their heart...


Latest Deer Reference Libraries

Greater Mouse Deer, Tragulus napu
2012-10-27 17:02:44

The greater mouse deer (Tragulus napu), also known as the napu or the greater Malay chevrotain, is a species of even-toed ungulate that can be found in Borneo, Sumatra, southern areas of Thailand and Myanmar, peninsular Malaysia, and small Indonesian and Malaysian islands. It also appears on an island off the shore of Singapore, where it was thought to be extinct. It prefers a habitat within lowland tropical and subtropical moist forests. Its scientific name Tragulus is derived from the Greek...

Lesser Mouse Deer, Tragulus kanchil
2012-10-27 16:58:26

The lesser mouse deer (Tragulus kanchil), also known as the lesser Malay chevrotain or the kanchil, is an even-toed ungulate that is native to Cambodia, Indochina, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sumatra, and Burma, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within primary and secondary forests in foothills or lowland areas. It can also be found on cultivated lands at elevations of up to 1,968 feet. Within these habitats, both arid and moist vegetation can be found, as well as mangrove forests. The lesser...

Java Mouse Deer, Tragulus javanicus
2012-10-27 14:42:32

The Java mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus) is an even-toed ungulate that can be found in forested areas of Java and possibly Bali. Its native range includes areas in Indonesia and Malaysia. It prefers a habitat at higher elevations, although it does appear at lower elevations between 1,312 and 2,296 feet. It is thought that other chevrotains may occur on the edges of this mouse deer’s habitat, making it a logical assumption that it appears in thick undergrowth like other mouse deer. The...

Pudú
2012-10-08 17:58:52

The pudú, also known as the püdü or püdu in the Mapudungun language, is a genus that holds two species of South American deer. These species are known as the southern pudú, which resides in a range that extends from southern Chile to southwestern Argentina, and the northern pudú, which resides in Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador. Species in this genus prefer a habitat in temperate rainforests. In these areas, pudús use bamboo thickets and underbrush for protection. Pudús were first...

Fea's Muntjac, Muntiacus feae
2012-09-24 09:24:29

Fea’s muntjac (Muntiacus feae), also known as the Tenasserim muntjac, is a species of muntjac that resides in many areas including Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and People's Republic of China. Although there is much debate regarding the range of the deer, it is most commonly accepted that it ranges from the Isthmus of Kra east and north to southern Myanmar and to the neighboring borders of Thailand. Because there have been many sightings of this species in other...

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