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2014-06-18 23:08:07

Petplan’s New Study Points to Pets as Preferred Travel Companions Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Don’t tell your dog, but there’s a good

2014-06-18 08:29:44

With affordable wellness coverage available on all plans, more pet parents can give their pets critical veterinary care CANTON, Ohio, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This season is a

2014-06-17 23:16:38

Karen Bostick, CEO and founder of PetsPage.com, the leading online social pet community for pet lovers, is currently partnering with North America’s top Veterinary Specialty Hospitals and Board

2014-06-17 23:12:25

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue, along with hundreds of DC area nonprofits, will be participating in Do More 24 Thursday, June 19.

2014-06-17 23:12:05

The Electronic Security Association provides tips for keeping pets safe during the summer. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 If you’re like a majority

2014-06-12 08:29:16

Use of HemCon's Hemostatic Technology for Massive Bleeding Control in Dutch Life Flight Helicopters WESTPORT, Conn., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-11 23:04:20

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reviews Its Database of 500,000 Pets to Determine Their Country of Origin Brea, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Are German shepherds

2014-06-10 23:08:20

K9 Dog Park launched a new program to provide low-cost vaccinations for dogs at their facility in Escondido, CA. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014

2014-06-03 23:08:55

Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during "9 Lives for $9" - http://bestfriends.org/promo.

2014-06-03 23:07:35

Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Better get out the good collar, because your dog’s got a big day at the office! Take Your Dog to Work Day


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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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