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2014-11-19 23:01:44

Park Cities Pet Sitter Raises $9240 Worth of Donations and Supplies for Dallas Street Dog Rescue Group “Duck Team 6” as Part of the 2014 National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’

iguana
2014-11-19 15:19:01

And it's not because they're just on some new meditative-breathing kick.

2014-11-19 08:34:20

Conference features technology leaders discussing emerging products and innovations LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Nov.

2014-11-18 23:13:02

Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM announces the Holiday Microchip Event as many dogs and cats will join families as a gift during the festive season. Marietta,

2014-11-18 12:32:05

Recipe presented at special congressional briefing along with powerful film featuring animal welfare pioneer Dr.

2014-11-18 08:28:34

SAN DIEGO, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Wireless roars past $60k funding in just four days, with crowdfunding goal

woolly mammoth cloning debate
2014-11-17 11:11:37

Ever since the dawn of cloning technology, people have dreamed about bringing an extinct species back to life, and now a South Korean company is claiming it could bring back the woolly mammoth in a few decades’ time.

2014-11-17 08:31:29

ENCINITAS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year Common Core isn't the only thing parents will be frustrated with after school.

2014-11-13 23:13:42

Royal Flush Havanese shares tips with readers on why improper training can be disastrous for both small dogs and their owners. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) November


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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