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2015-03-04 12:24:36

EASTON, Md., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Orion Safety Products is introducing its new Bear Deterrent.

2015-03-03 23:09:31

Patriot PAWS Founder and Executive Director Lori Stevens welcomed the support from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 03,

2015-03-03 04:21:53

Pangolin and BeeZeeBee have joined forces to offer toddlers the unique Bee Underwater app, moving the beloved BeeZeeBee's toy creatures into the virtual world of digital mobile games TEL

2015-03-02 23:08:41

Free Reign Farm of Elizabethon, TN wins national recognition as winner of the National Small Business Championship Award Elizabethton, TN (PRWEB) March 02, 2015

2015-03-02 23:05:57

$118,000 in Cash Grant Prizes Up for Grabs in 2015 Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Michelson Found

2015-03-02 23:03:43

Lawrence Anthony-Wildlife in War Zones group opens a new home for a family of brown zoo bears in Kherson, Ukraine after decades of confinement. Kherson, Ukraine

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2015-03-02 14:57:14

Officials in Myanmar reported on Sunday that they have located and captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region, making it just the ninth member of its species to have been discovered in the country also known as Burma.

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2015-03-01 12:36:36

What's a cat's favorite song? Three Blind Mice! Well, according to science, this classic joke might have just gotten debunked.

2015-02-28 23:03:24

FOUR PAWS vet team travels to Chennai with mobile care unit CHENNAI, INDIA (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 A team of vets from the international animal welfare

2015-02-27 23:23:05

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) today announced that the private facility operated by Zuzana Kukol and Scott Shoemaker was renewed accreditation by FCF’s independent Accreditation Committee.


Latest Zoology Reference Libraries

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Reunion Swamphen, Porphyrio coerulescens
2014-12-09 11:13:20

The Reunion Swamphen (Porphyrio coerulescens), known also as the Reunion Gallinule or Oiseau bleu, is a hypothetical species of extinct rail from Reunion, Mascarensis until now only known from report from travelers. It is rather certain that such a bird once was present on the island. Six reports confirm its existence, and the genus Porphyrio is known as a colonizer of oceanic islands, having evolved into many local endemic species, of which only the Takahe is still found to be living...

Diablito, Oophaga Sylvatica
2014-11-18 13:51:52

The Diablito, Oophaga Sylvatica, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family. It’s located in Colombia and Ecuador. The natural habitat is tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests. It’s threatened by habitat loss. It is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List although this species is still relatively widely distributed. It has declined seriously within Ecuador and its overall status is of concern. It is about 0.5 to 0. Inches long and weighs about 1 to...

Wood Frog, Rana sylvatica
2014-11-18 13:48:48

The Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica) has a broad distribution over North America, stretching from the southern Appalachians to the boreal forest with several notable disjunct populations including lowland eastern North Carolina. This frog has garnered attention by biologist over the last century due to its freeze tolerance, relatively great degree of terrestrialism, interesting habitat associations, and relatively long-range movements. The wood frog is the state amphibian of New York. Similar to...

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