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

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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 18.6 Per Cent

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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

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

After Losing Hope Of Ever Finding Their Dog, Pup Is Finally Found Living Like King Among Doting Pris

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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 pri... ... 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

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...UPDATE: 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

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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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. ... 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

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

Cool Site To Help Pets

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

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