Latest Rex mutation Stories

Selkirk Rex Cat Officially Its Own Breed
2013-06-24 09:27:07

For over 20 years cat lovers and breeders have recognized the Selkirk Rex, or the poodle-haired cat, as its own breed. Now, scientists have finally agreed with these fans, formally classifying the interesting looking animal as its own breed.

Genetic Analysis Shows Reasons Behind Selkirk Rex Curly Hair
2012-10-31 04:52:21

A new study from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, describes a curly haired cat breed, the Selkirk Rex, as genetically distinct from previously known breeds.

2008-09-19 00:00:23

By Tom Beyerlein Staff Writer Rockies Express Pipeline executives expected to encounter rougher terrain -- literally and figuratively -- as they etched the giant natural gas line eastward from the vast flatlands of Wyoming, Kansas and Missouri to the towns and farms of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

Latest Rex mutation Reference Libraries

2007-12-13 19:36:13

The German Rex is a medium sized breed of domestic cat with slender legs. The breed has large ears, a round head, curly whiskers and a curly, short coat of any color. The German Rex has a fairly heavy body. As a breed it is a friendly and lively cat and very acrobatic. It is said that the breed goes back to Munk, a cat born in the 1930s in a villiage near Kalingrand, Russia (then part of the German Reich). Munk was the son of a mahogany Angora and a Russian blue. One of his many...

2007-12-13 19:35:06

The Devon Rex was discovered in Devon, UK in 1960 near a disused tin mine. They were initially thought to be related to the Cornish rex, however testing proved otherwise. The Devon Rex has only awn hair and down with no guard hair, giving them a sparse, curly, very soft coat. They are popular among pet owners and are often featured in Cat Fancy magazine, probably because of their striking appearance. The average Devon Rex, because of its rarity, sells for $500 to $750. The Devon Rex is a...

2007-12-13 19:22:23

The Cornish Rex is a breed of cat that is very distinguishable from other cats, because it has no hair except for down. Most breeds of domestic cat have three different types of hair in their coat, yet the Cornish Rex only has an undercoat, thus not shedding like other cats. Their coat is the softest of any breed. These cats are best suited for indoor living in warm and dry conditions because of their light coat. The Cornish Rex tends to gravitate towards warmth naturally, often finding a...

2007-10-24 12:25:14

Campbell's Russian Dwarf Hamster (Phodopus campbelli), is a species of dwarf hamster discovered by W.C. Campbell in 1902 in Tuva. This hamster is also native to the steppes and semi-arid regions of Central Asia, the Altay Mountains, and the provinces of Heilungkiang and Hebei in China. This hamster is also sometimes called Djungarian or Dzungarian, or simply Russian, and is sometimes mistaken for the closely related Winter White Russian Dwarf Hamster. Campbell's hamsters are born with one...

More Articles (4 articles) »
Word of the Day
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.