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2014-03-12 12:28:51

YARDLEY, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurological disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord of humans. The limited treatment options available, and fatal nature of ALS, have made the need for novel research approaches urgent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140206/NE60551LOGO Dogs Go to Bat Against Lou Gehrig's Disease examines how veterinary researchers are studying a...

2014-03-12 08:30:35

- Bayer creates new line of treatment sprays and shampoos for dogs or cats, a control spray and fogger for the home and treatment spray for the yard. ORLANDO, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health division today launched eight new flea and/or tick treatment and control solutions to be sold at pet specialty retail stores, adding to its existing line of flea and/or tick prevention and treatment products. The announcement was made at Global Pet Expo, the pet...

Europeans' Appearance Altered Over Five Millennia Of Natural Selection
2014-03-12 05:27:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A great deal of research has been focused on the factors that have influenced the human genome since the end of the last Ice Age. An international team of scientists—including anthropologists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), geneticists at University College London (UCL), and archaeologists from Berlin and Kiev—has analyzed ancient DNA from skeletons, finding that natural selection has had a major effect on the human...

2014-03-11 23:33:18

Verde Pointe Dental Associates, Drs. Kirk Kimmerling DDS, Suzanna Aguilera DMD and Garrick McGrath DMD in conjunction with Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM are hosting the first annual Gone to the Dogs Fundraiser on behalf of the Tigg Neuter Project a local Marietta shelter pet spay and neuter group in Cobb County. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Marietta dentists, Marietta veterinarian and staff at Verde Pointe Professional Park have a huge heart for local shelter...

2014-03-11 23:21:28

Nashville Boarding, Grooming, and Dog Daycare Facility Works with Agape Animal Rescue in Efforts to Promote Pet Welfare, Find Forever Homes for Rescues, and Provide Boarding for Foster Pet Parents. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Agape Animal Rescue is excited to announce a partnership with My Second Home Pet Resort that will result in more animals finding forever homes and fewer dogs euthanized in the Middle Tennessee community. My Second Home has recently made commitments to...

2014-03-11 23:02:56

As birds migrate back north for spring, those who need bird-free areas should consider prevention early on. Bird-X explains why. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Spring can mean trouble for businesses with areas prone to bird infestation. Bird-X, Inc. recommends prevention over expelling birds for many reasons, mostly because it’s easier, cheaper, and more effective to stop an infestation from starting in the first place. While many budget-conscious people may decide to wait until...

2014-03-10 23:28:27

The author has written three highly acclaimed books that show life through the eyes of these endangered animals. She hopes her books will touch hearts and make a difference. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Chimpanzees are the mammals most like humans. Because of this, people love to watch them, and chimps have long been captured and exhibited at circuses and zoos to feed the public's curiosity. Hear the story firsthand fom Joao... In "My Sanctuary: A Place I Call Home", Joao the...

2014-03-10 12:24:05

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Sheep, the online video destination sites Media Company announced a partnership with the social musical ecosystem for musicians, YouTab [https://www.youtab.me ], with the launch of the ultimate music inspiration site #Unblocker [http://unblocker.youtab.me ]. YouTab is a music ecosystem in which fans, music lovers and artists can engage with music. With a continuously growing community of tens of thousands of members,...

2014-03-10 08:28:27

Nearly 50% of Presenting Companies are BioLife Customers BOTHELL, Wash., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues, today announced that it is co-sponsoring the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine 2(nd) Annual REGENMED Investor Day, to be held March 26, 2014 at the...

2014-03-10 08:25:42

Petmate revolutionizes cat play category, will unveil all-new program at Global Pet Expo 2014 ARLINGTON, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petmate, a leading maker of innovative products for pet families, has partnered with renowned cat expert, TV personality, author and animal advocate Jackson Galaxy to shake up the cat play category with an exclusive line of advanced products. The Jackson Galaxy Collection by Petmate line can be seen at Global Pet Expo 2014 Booth #2935....


Latest Zoology Reference Libraries

Newton’s Parakeet, Psittacula exsul
2014-04-18 12:25:06

Newton’s Parakeet or the Rodrigues Parakeet (Psittacula exsul) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to the Mascarene island of Rodrigues located in the western Indian Ocean. It was closely related to the Alexandrine Parrot of the same genus and was likely descended from it. It diverged from related species in several of its features, signifying that it had most likely been isolated on Rodrigues for a long period of time. It was roughly 16 inches in length, about the size of a...

Mascarene Parrot, Mascannus mascannus
2014-04-18 12:00:54

The Mascarene Parrot (Mascannus mascannus) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to the Mascarene Island of Reunion located in the Indian Ocean. The taxonomic relationships of this species has been subjected to some debate. It has been connected to the Psittaculini parrots based on that anatomical grounds, but the vasa parrots based on the genetic grounds. The precise placement is unresolved. The Mascarene Parrot was 14 inches long with a large red colored tail and long, rounded...

Carolina Parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis
2014-04-18 11:57:25

The Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) or the Carolina Conure was a small green colored Neotropical parrot with brilliant yellow colored head, reddish orange face and pale beak that was native to the eastern, Midwest, and plains states of the United States and was the only indigenous parrot within its range. It was found from southern New York and Wisconsin to Kentucky, Tennessee and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic seaboard to as far west as eastern Colorado. It resided in...

Eastern Chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii
2014-04-16 12:09:35

The eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii), a subspecies of the common chimpanzee, is a primate that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It prefers to reside in trees, but it can also be seen on the ground. Adult eastern chimpanzees can reach an average weight between 88 and 143 pounds, with males reaching an average height of 63 inches and females reaching a height...

Giant Anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla
2014-04-14 12:55:01

The giant anteater or ant bear (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) is a species of anteater that can be found in South and Central America. Its range extends from Honduras to northern areas of Argentina, where it prefers to reside in many habitats including tropical rainforests and grasslands. This species received its scientific name, which translates to anteater and three fingers, from Carl Linnaeus in 1758. The giant anteater reaches an average body length between 5.97 and 7.12 feet, with a...

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