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Grant will support shelter’s lifesaving work for homeless animals West Chester, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 The Chester County SPCA (CCSPCA) is proud
The waters around Antarctica maybe a harsh, unforgiving environment – but a number of animal species make it work, and even thrive in this frigid ecosystem. One of those animals is the Antarctic octopus and according to a new study in the journal Frontiers in Zoology, this cephalopod has a unique kind of “blue blood” that allows it to endure the intense cold of its surroundings.
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The family dog’s pet waste carbon paw print can affect both health and the environment
500-Pound Leatherback Sea Turtle Receiving Treatment at South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C.
CALGARY, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, joined
Public Voting Opens to Choose Eight Finalists for 2015 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM) WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dogs are not only mankind's best
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More than one dozen alligators will thrill visitors at the Tennessee Aquarium in downtown Chattanooga.
Fat Chickens from developer MAMN84 challenges gamers to shoot some chubby poultry in order to make it through 5 episodes and over 80 challenging levels.
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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