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2014-11-24 12:25:15

Holiday TV Special is Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei with Mary Carillo Reporting from Ring and Benching Areas NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-24 08:22:51

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Ben McAdams and Salt Lake County Animal Services recently announced the election results of last month's "Canine Mayor" campaign.

2014-11-21 23:02:51

InventHelp, one of America's leading inventor service companies, is submitting this idea, the Small Animal Watering System, to companies for review. PITTSBURGH,

2014-11-19 23:01:44

Park Cities Pet Sitter Raises $9240 Worth of Donations and Supplies for Dallas Street Dog Rescue Group “Duck Team 6” as Part of the 2014 National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’

2014-11-18 23:13:02

Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM announces the Holiday Microchip Event as many dogs and cats will join families as a gift during the festive season. Marietta,

2014-11-17 23:01:10

The clinic offers tips for driving in the car with animals during the holiday season. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 With the holidays approaching,

2014-11-13 23:09:45

PetFirst's Pet Insurance Claim of the Month features a dog terrified of thunderstorms. Jeffersonville, Indiana (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 September

2014-11-13 23:02:42

Dog safety expert Melanie Monteiro provides tips and tricks to prepare a pet for travel in a new “Pet Travel Safety Begins With Training” video from Sleepypod. Pasadena,

2014-11-11 23:08:07

PetFirst Suggests Tips Concerning Canine Boarding Jeffersonville, IN (PRWEB) November 11, 2014 The closing of the year includes travel for many people.

2014-11-11 23:07:06

More than $20,000 Raised at 8th Annual VPI K9K Pet Cancer Awareness Walk Brea, California (PRWEB) November 11, 2014 Hundreds of dogs had their day, as


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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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