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2014-04-04 23:28:28

MickaCoo, a pigeon and dove rescue organization, is now receiving funding from Animal Support, a charity co-founded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi.

2014-04-02 08:33:56

ATLANTA, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc.

2014-04-01 08:29:41

CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K9 Fit Club, the nation's first indoor workout facility for dogs and their parents, is proudly teaming up with America's best-loved pet insurer,

2014-03-25 23:28:41

National Pet Dental Health Month successfully raised awareness of dental care for pets, but did not do enough to warn pet owners of the dangers of unlicensed pet dentistry. Dr.

2014-03-18 23:21:50

Survey reveals pet parents are unaware that bathrooms and backyards harbor hidden pet health hazards. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014

2014-03-17 08:30:02

Local Certified Pet Loss Provider, Vivianne Villanueva, and Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon, Sarit Dhupa, Open First Brick and Mortar Center Dedicated to All Aspects of End-of-Life Care for the

2014-03-14 23:04:50

New pet memoir shares perspective on animal health, home life and happiness. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 What would your pet say about life

2014-03-13 23:29:43

Founder and President Anthony Bennie says his company will vigorously defend its federal trademark rights to the exclusive use of the SLIDERS® brand name in the pet food and treats industry.

2014-03-12 23:27:34

AdoptandShop.org Donates Percentage of Purchases to Animal Shelters (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Found Animals’ Adopt & Shop, a community of integrated

2014-03-12 23:03:59

Adoptable pets compete to win $5,000 for their shelter. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 In the first com-paw-tition of its kind, 16 adoptable


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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