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2014-09-09 12:29:03

Five Prominent D.C.-area Journalists to Judge 6th Annual Capitol Hill Contest; New Interactive Public Voting will Determine Winners WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-08-27 20:22:20

Kristen Levine Pet Living helps people and pets live happier, healthier lives together TAMPA, Fla., Aug.

2014-08-22 23:01:54

The Pet Concierge is offering a biodegradable pet memorial urn, a remarkable way for the memory of the pet to live on, featured in their campaign. Oakland, California

2014-08-21 23:01:07

A pet insurance finder is now launched for assistance in searching all 50 states for policies at the Quotes Pros website.

2014-08-20 23:01:54

Park Cities Pet Sitter Selects Street Dog Rescue “Duck Team 6” As Its Recipient Charitable Organization for This Year’s Presents 4 Pets Program (PRWEB)

2014-08-20 08:25:58

Elite Trainers and Handlers Attend 2014 Sporting Dog Summit ST. LOUIS, Aug.

2014-08-19 23:10:25

Federal government customers can buy Celox First Aid Hemostatic gauze and granules directly from QuickMedical on FSS contract. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) August 19,

2014-08-19 23:02:05

Award-winning online resource for pet owners, ThePetConcierge.com, is accepting support and donations to help build The Pet Concierge Education Center helping people take effective care of their


Latest Pets Reference Libraries

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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