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NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Good Dog Foundation, a globally recognized leader in therapy dog training, placement and research, and the Planet Dog Foundation, the charitable arm
The honeybee demise is a serious problem facing mankind in our modern age, but one potential problem that is contributing to the honeybee deaths may have a cure in an unexpected place - the Internet
Cord Blood Bank Receives Recognition for Customer Service NEW YORK, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord Registry, a private cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue
Introduces his adopted dogs and explains pet adoption process NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, radio host and entertainer
They disappeared from Scotland around 400 years ago, hunted to extinction. But Scottish beavers are now back and thriving. The question is: Will they stay?
Call him isthmia. Well. More properly: Nanokogia isthmia. This is the name of an extinct species of pygmy sperm whale recently discovered in Central America--by Dr. Jorge Velez-Juarbe and an international team of researchers.
In her new book, 'The Bonobo Way: The Evolution of Peace through Pleasure,' sex therapist Dr.
May 3 through 9 is National Pet Week®, and on-line pet supplies and medicine retailer Vet Supply Source is reminding all customers and pet-lovers to celebrate the many contributions pets
Nonprofit celebrates 40 years in community and other milestones San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 BioBridge Global (BBG), a San Antonio, Texas-based
Verde Pointe Dental Associates and Marietta Vet Clinic have announced a spring rescue dog event benefiting spaying an neutering efforts for Cobb County shelter pets, May 4, 2015.
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...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.