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2015-03-25 08:31:27

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2015-03-24 08:29:57

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bella's Pet Parent Day is a brand new national and annual holiday founded by Stacey Starks as a way to celebrate and honor Pet Parents and all they

2015-03-21 23:00:25

The full-service veterinarian clinic, Pet Doctor, LLC (petdoctorx.com), now in its second year of service to the Tucson community, recognizes their first successful year in partnership with Smiling

2015-03-20 23:00:43

What if even a fraction of the 181 million folks who tune in to March Madness decided to put a little of their energy into adopting a basketball buddy during the tournament? Best Friends Animal

2015-03-17 08:28:22

Treats are available in five flavors and sold only at PetSmart NEW YORK, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) and PetSmart, Inc.

2015-03-16 23:07:56

Retail Tactics will renew their service with Nestlé Purina through the use of Schematic DBsoftware system.

2015-03-11 04:25:10

Trupanion's philanthropy program grows its support of nonprofit animal welfare organizations throughout North America and asks the public to help it select the next nonprofit to contribute to.

2015-03-04 12:22:51

New Purina® Pro Plan® Renew(TM) Premium Cat Litter offers 100 Percent Natural Litter Inside and Eco-Friendly Recycled Pulp Outside ST.

2015-03-03 23:07:12

Z-Medica®, LLC, announces today that the company has signed a distribution agreement with Tryco Incorporated to make the QuikClot® product line available, via the Federal Supply Schedule,

2015-03-02 23:05:57

$118,000 in Cash Grant Prizes Up for Grabs in 2015 Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Michelson Found


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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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.