Latest Zoology Stories
Scenthound, a trailblazer in the dog care industry, invites the community to attend a free event that will educate dog owners about why regular monthly maintenance is critical for ALL DOGS and
National campaign honoring courageous canines and their handlers back for fifth year; 8 Top dogs to be honored at red carpet awards gala, airing as two-hour special on Hallmark Channel this fall WASHINGTON,
In a rare conservation success story, Mexican gray wolves have been brought back from the brink of extinction and granted protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Business Solutions Magazine recognizes Zebra for 7th consecutive year LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan.
Doga Unleashed has just created an entire line of products that allow people to integrate their dogs into all aspects of their healthy lifestyles.
The vaccine would provide a nonsurgical method for spaying and neutering animals and could greatly reduce rates of euthanasia in the United States Los Angeles,
NEW YORK, Jan.
In dark or murky waters, fish are still able to navigate their environment thanks to a network of body sensors that detect changes in the water flow around them.
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few experiences that rival the beautiful simplicity of a day of fishing.
NEW YORK, Jan.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.