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The out pour of donations for the Essex County Animal Shelter came in just one week following an online request. Tappahannock, Va.
LOS ANGELES, Oct.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces the funding of grants for canine epilepsy and hypothyroidism. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The
Franchise Corporation brings innovative mosquito and tick control solution to Kentucky green industry trade show. North Attleboro, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014
Little evidence of transmission to humans WASHINGTON, Oct.
Halloween Meand Danger for Pets -- 5 tips to keep pets safe CHICAGO, Oct.
SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, Oct.
Non-profit organization is the dream of a 12-year-old leukemia survivor wanting to "pay forward" the help she received during her illness SEAL BEACH, Calif., Oct.
Fall is a prime time for commensal rodents to actively seek food, water and shelter when temperatures drop and before the winter weather arrives. And today, pest control leader Orkin released its list of the top 20 rattiest cities in the United States.
Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of British Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change on fish stocks.
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...
The Common Frog (Rana temporaria), known also as the European Common Frog or the European Common Brown Frog, is located throughout much of Europe as far north as well north of the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia and as far east as the Urals, except for the majority of Iberia, southern Italy, and the southern Balkans. The farthest west it can be found is Ireland, where it has long been considered erroneously to be an entirely introduced species. These frogs measure about 2.4 to 3.5 inches and...
The Santa Cruz sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that once existed in a feral population on the island of Santa Cruz. It is thought that this population came from flocks of Churro, Merino, or Rambouillet sheep that were brought to the island during the mid-nineteenth century. By the 1860’s these sheep had grown to hold a population in the thousands and were permitted to graze freely. However, the decline of ranching on the island that occurred in the twentieth century caused most of the...
The Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris) is a North American species of frog. It’s green to brown in coloration with spots on the dorsal surface. The belly and the upper lip are white. Individuals can be distinguished from other Rana species by their shorter back legs, upturned eyes, and narrow snout. Since they spend the majority of their time within the water, they also have more webbing in their hind feet than similar species. Although they are not threatened, the animal has been...
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