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2014-05-22 23:09:25

Little reason for insurance premiums to go up as a result: Aquarium (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Anglo-American Aquarium Software has reacted to news that vets’

2014-05-21 23:04:53

May 23 is Heat Awareness Day and Animal Emergency & Referral Center wants to help by reminding pet owners of the importance of keeping their pets cool and safe during the heat-filled months

2014-05-20 23:09:15

Through Memorial Day, VPI Spearheads Donation Campaign at Paws4Heroes.com Brea, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 As Memorial Day approaches, we honor

2014-05-20 12:38:38

First-of-its-kind PetMatch App Uses Visual Search Technology To Help People Find A Picture Perfect Adoptable Pet In Their Area PALO ALTO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superfish, a pioneer

2014-05-20 12:34:22

First national pet specialty retailer to remove all China-made dog and cat treats from in-store and online retail assortment SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco

2014-05-15 23:09:14

Dog owners can now learn about their pet’s breed history and genetic profile with a DNA test at Pet Medical Center in Temecula CA. Dr.

2014-05-12 23:07:18

How does the insurance market tell the difference between a genuinely weird claim, and a false one? Anglo-American insurance technologist Aquarium Software is shedding light on such issues for

2014-05-08 12:29:51

OMAHA, Neb., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent Pet Care is pleased to announce its one-year anniversary with a party for the community this Saturday, May 10, from 10 AM - 1 PM.

2014-05-08 08:33:04

Pet medical insurance provider Trupanion announces updates to its core policy to meet the health needs of pets. SEATTLE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-05-05 20:23:20

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:


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Smith's Bush Squirrel, Paraxerus cepapi
2012-06-14 21:17:27

Smith’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi) is native to many areas of Africa including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Zambia, among other regions. Its other common names include the Yellow-footed Squirrel and the South African name of Tree Squirrel. Smith’s bush squirrel is approximately 1.1 feet in length, including the tail, which can comprise up to half the body length. It is small, weighing only seven ounces. The fur color of this squirrel varies in...

Cape Porcupine, Hystrix africaeaustralis
2012-05-16 12:45:20

The cape porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis) is sometimes called the South African porcupine, and can be found in much of sub-Saharan Africa, however, it is not found in the southwestern desert regions. It is an Old World porcupine. The cape porcupine prefers to make its home in hills or rocky outcrops in dens or caves that it burrows. The female members of this species are the largest rodents in southern Africa, weighing in at an average between forty to sixty-six pounds and they can...

House Mouse, Mus musculus
2012-05-01 11:42:07

Even in the wild, this rodent is associated with humans by destroying crops and stored food. The house mouse is also known as the fancy mouse, a common pet. It is also a widely used laboratory animal, important for testing in genetics, biology, and medicine. There are three recognized subspecies of the house mouse. These mice thrive in a number of locations including fields, houses, and commercial structures. An adult male house mouse can have a body length of up to 3.9 in, and tail length...

Townsend’s Ground Squirrel, Urocitellus townsendii
2012-04-23 07:42:28

The Townsend’s ground squirrel, or Urocitellus townsendii, can be found in many areas of the United States. The range of this squirrel includes south-central Washington, western Utah, east Oregon, southern Idaho, and most of Nevada. They can also be found in the eastern extremities of California. There are seven subspecies of this type of squirrel including Merriam’s ground squirrel and Piute ground squirrel. Townsend’s ground squirrels prefer to live in arid environments, most often...

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2007-08-14 03:55:22

Richardson's Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus richardsonii), is a ground squirrel native to North America. It is found mainly in the northern states of the United States, such as North Dakota, and in southern Canada, such as southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan. The range of this animal expanded as forests were cleared to create farm land. It lives in short grass prairies and has also adapted to suburban environments. A typical adult is about 12 inches long. Weight varies greatly with...

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aphotic
  • Having no light.
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