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Winters in the Gobi desert are usually long and very cold but the winter of 2009/2010 was particularly severe, a condition Mongolians refer to as “dzud”.
Although the temperate climates of central Europe provide plentiful food in summer, finding enough to eat is much more problematic in winter.
Alpine marmots (Marmota marmota) live in extended family groups of up to 20 individuals.
New research confirms that sulfonamides can be used to control Isospora in piglets, although not without considerable effort and expense.
Although Burkitt’s lymphoma is thankfully fairly rare in the general population, it is the most common form of malignancy in children in Equatorial Africa and is very frequent in immunocompromised persons, such as those suffering from AIDS.
People generally exercise to lose fat or build up muscle but it is an unfortunate consequence of hard training that muscle is often lost.
It is widely believed that being born is about the most stressful thing that can happen to anybody.
Scientists have discovered the mechanism by which Asian elephants are able to tolerate hot daytime temperatures.
One of the most controversial topics in horse breeding circles relates to the best method for identifying foals.
Diabetes affects not only humans but also animals. While humans generally show some willingness to modify their behavior to help their treatment, pet owners face additional problems in that animals generally do not understand the need for intervention.
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