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Animals May Be Culled En Masse To Prevent STARVATION In The World's Zoos As Covid-19 Lockdown Bites

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An Indonesian zoo is considering killing some of its animals, including deer, to feed to other exhibits. Sadly this is not unique to Indonesia, with coronavirus lockdowns around the world making it harder for zoos to keep running. Read Full Article a ... read more

Wuhan Has Banned Eating Wild Animals And Nearby Provinces Are Offering Farmers Cash To Stop Breeding Exotic Livestock

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China's fur trade will continue, though, and farmers can still raise wild animals for medicine, entertainment, or research. ... read more

Australia's Pet Cats Kill 230m Animals Per Year - Or 186

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A new study reveals pet cats in Australia are slaying some 230 million native animals each year. There are three million domesticated cats in the co ... read more

Three Good Things: Animals Staging A Comeback

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From blue whales to Notre Dame's bees, these imperiled animals are bouncing back from the brinkThree good things: animals staging a comebac ... read more

Shelter Animals Are Being Taken Home In Droves As Hundreds Of People Volunteer To Foster

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Hundreds of shelter animals have been given temporary foster homes amidst the COVID-19 shutdowns--and rescuers have been flooded with support.Shelte ... read more

It's Not Just Humans: Female Animals Live Longer Than Males By An Average Of 186 Per Ce

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Researchers from the Biometry and Evolutionary Biology laboratory say that in all human populations the average lifespans are longer for women than ... read more

Indian Railway Company Using Bee Sounds To Ward Off Elephants

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via Officials with an Indian railway company said they have started using the recorded sound of buzzing bees to keep elephants from wandering onto the tracks...... read more

A New Idea On Fostering Pets

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"A Mississippi hotel lets guests foster dogs during their stay and now more than 60 have found forever homes." via Yahoo News... read more

Cool-headed Indian Man Survives TIGER ATTACK By Playing Dead

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via man-survives-tiger-attack-india "Netizens the world over have been stunned by one Maharashtra man's unlikeliest of escapes when he came face to face with an adult male tiger..." ... read more

US Department Of Transportation To Ban Dog Breed Discrimination On Airlines

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The regulation is set to put an end to airlines discriminating against service dogs based on their appearance or breed—particularly pit bulls. via goodnewsnetwork ... read more

National Weather Service Warns Of Falling Iguanas On Cold Night In Miami

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The National Weather Service on Tuesday warned people in South Florida of the possibility of falling iguanas in advance of cold weather.... read more at upi ... read more

Pup Found Living Like King Among Doting Prisoners

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via this pup's owners were frantic with worry over his disappearance, he was found only days later living like a king amongst the local... ... read more

Texas Dog Swallows Metal Fork With Piece Of Pie

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via A Texas dog is recovering from surgery after an enthusiastic eating incident left it with a metal fork insid ... read more

Elephant Climbs 5-foot Wall To Steal Mangoes From Lodge

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via An elephant in a Zambian national park was caught in camera climbing over a wall to steal so... read more

Girl Had Only Been Volunteering At Pet Shelter For Two Days When She Was Reunited With Lost Cat

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via Rountree had not seen her cat Spunky in three years—at least until he reappeared at the ... read more

TN Safari Park

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Drove past this place a month ago. Looked interesting, and it is apparently getting great reviews.... read more

Difference Between Alpacas And Llamas

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In case you were wondering, as I was...Click the image, ... read more

Elephant Poaching Falls Dramatically

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Some good news for a change: elephant-poaching-falls-dramatically-africa "Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped significantly from a peak in 2011, according to a new analysis of annual surveillance data. The progress... read more

When Coyotes (try To) Attack

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Well, I had an exciting morning. Who needs coffee to wake up? It was around 5:30 when I let our pug Joey out in the backyard. I'm standing there keeping an eye out for critters (there is no fence) when, sure enough, a couple of coyotes start trotting toward us, all casual-like as if out f... read more

Draft Horses Pull Big Rig Up Hill

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Wow! "(UPI) — A Minnesota couple harnessed their Belgian draft horses to help a semi truck driver whose vehicle was stuck on an icy driveway." Read more: Horses-pull-stuck-semi... read more

Animals Rescued From Wildfires

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"UC Davis has been caring for dozens of animals that were displaced or injured in the California wildfires over the past two weeks." via ... read more

Diary 2017/07/29

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I just went down the road to the quickie-mart and got coffee. It's something I do most every weekend morning since throwing away my home coffee maker to keep me from drinking too much of it. On the way there, I saw what I thought was a dead turtle in the road. I hate that. Poor things just can't move fast enough. Half way there, up ahead, a... read more

Got Yelled At Today

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I got yelled at today... by a quail. I was crossing an empty lot toward the soccer field when I heard squawking. I looked down, and there it was, obviously telling me to get lost. So I did. I am nothing if not considerate.... read more

Horse Versus Google Street View

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I like horses. I like Google maps street view. The two don't like each other. See Google Street View car... read more

Avocados Poisonous To Most Pets

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Did you know that avocados are poisonous to most pets? Check out these links: ... read more

One Too Many Cats

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I was up a little earlier than usual this morning, whichapparently surprised one of the cats in our house. The thing is, we only have one cat. Any more than that is too many. This one -- either a stray or just one of the neighbor's cats ... read more

Feral Cats Find A New Use

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In case you're in the market for a barn cat, this is for you: ... read more

Saved A Life Today

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Probably. You never know about these things. Anyway, I had forgotten to buy cat food and that is what allowed me to be there in time to save a life. Taking my daughter to school this morning, I had to turn south on Nolensville Rd because Old Hickory was backed up. I was running late, and there'd be no way to make up time taking my usual route.I ... read more

Detection Dogs

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via A nose for wild things "These are no hounds. These are highly trained detection dogs used by biologists to canvass for animals, scat, rare plants and invasive weeds that are easily missed by humans."... read more

House The Horses

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Please donate by clicking here. Thank you. ... read more


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I almost stepped on a snake as Elizabeth and I came out of the creek. Yes, we were in the creek. Anyway, I yelled, Aaaah when he slithered past me toward Elizabeth and into the water. Elizabeth wanted to get a better look at him as he lay there half in the water, half out. It was only three feet long, but I didn't know if it was pois ... read more

Cool Site To Help Pets

( life / animals / pets / internet ) "The No Paws Left Behind web site is here to help you through some tough times." ... read more

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