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Dog safety expert Melanie Monteiro provides tips and tricks to prepare a pet for travel in a new “Pet Travel Safety Begins With Training” video from Sleepypod. Pasadena,
Research shows bringing your pets to work reduces stress - Organic body care company's new pet policy enhances work environment. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)
Hidden-Camera Video from Mercy For Animals Shows Wisconsin Dairy Workers Kicking and Punching Cows, and Hacking Off Tails With Pruning Shears; Group Calls for Change GREEN BAY, Wis.,
Ted Slanker, owner of Slanker Grass-Fed Meat, explains why the only premium turkey for Thanksgiving is a pastured turkey.
Dairy selected as winner of animal nutrition company’s drawing at World Dairy Expo Menomonie, Wis.
Most mammal reproduction studies aim to not only discover who the fathers are but also to learn why some males sire more offspring than others.
Announcement follows American Humane Association's participation in 2014 Veterans Day Parade, where the importance of four-footed veterans showcased to nation NEW YORK, Nov.
Christmas is almost here again and the shops are filling up with the same old stuff.
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...
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