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Bees Have A New, Lifesaving "Vaccine" To Make Them Immune To Pesti-Side Effects

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"There's been a lot of talk about vaccines these days, but not for bees. But a Cornell student has figured that since our most important pollinators are regularly exposed to lethal pesticides, there ought to be talk about a bee vaccine. James Webb did more than talk, though..." Read the re... read more

Deer Steals Hunter's Gun, Flees Into Woods

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Of course, the deer is now considered to be armed and dangerous. Be on the look-out."A hunter in the Czech Republic now called Czechia was charged by a deer that snagged his gun on its antlers and fled into the woods with the weapon..."Go to upi.com/OddNews/2020/11/25/Deer-steals-hu... read more

It's Working! Video Shows Deer, Bears And More Using Utah's First Wildlife Overpass

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"'It's working!' wrote DWR on social media, adding, 'As you can see, the 2nd year of this overpass has been successful at helping wildlife safely migrate over busy Interstate 80 and helping motorists be much safer as well.'"Go to Utah's first wildlife overpass... 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

Tennessee Safari Park

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Drove past this place a month ago on my way to New Madrid (just because). It looked interesting and is apparently getting great reviews.UPDATE: And now we've been there. We went last week (7/31/2020). It was great! You can buy feed buckets to feed the animals as you make your way through the par... read more

Difference Between Alpacas And Llamas

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In case you were wondering, as I was... Click the image for a larger version See also, llama vs. alpaca... 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 for a stroll... 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." sacbee.com... read more


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