News Pet owners increasingly using medical marijuana to help their pets feel better
As the social stigmas and taboos about marijuana that largely emerged during the "Reefer Madness" generation continue to be stripped away from the public consciousness, an increasing number of people are beginning to look at this all natural herb wit
News Why You Need Not Fear the Poor, Misunderstood Brown Recluse Spider
Its hard to think of a critter that inspires as much hyperbolic hysteria as the brown recluse spider.
News 6 DIY Gadgets That Will Care For Your Pet While You're Away
http://www.popsci.com, By Emily Gertz
Using Arduino or other micro-controllers, build a device to automatically feed, water, or snap photos of your pet
News U.S. to Destroy 6 Tons of Ivory This Week
In a first, U.S. officials are going to destroy their massive stockpile of illegal ivory this week, hoping to send a zero-tolerance message to elephant poachers.
News Dogs Can Differentiate Between Fellow Canines Tail Wags Based On Direction
Though it might not seem like it to humans, dogs communicate different messages to their fellow canines when they wag their tails, according to new research appearing in Thursdays edition of the journal Current Biology.
News Chinese Dog Treats Linked To Hundreds of Deaths and Thousands of Sick Animals
Chinas lack of food controls have previously taken its toll on its own citizens and the global markets.
News British Professor Claims Yeti Is A Polar Bear Hybrid
The Abominable Snowman, also known as the Yeti, has been reportedly traipsing the Himalayan hillsides for millennia
News Could Alligator-Like Creatures Disrupt The 2016 Olympic Games?
Olympians are used to overcoming obstacles in their quest for the gold medal, but golfers hoping to take to the links at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games could have more than water hazards and sand traps to deal with.
News Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has Worlds Most Terrifying Jaws
http://www.wired.com, By Matt Simon
In the movie Labyrinth, David Bowie stars as Jareth the Goblin King, stealing babies and casually punting his subjects during musical numbers.
News 20 Tips for Creating a Pet Preparedness Plan
http://wakeup-world.com, By Gaye Levy
Anyone who has been reading my posts for a while knows that my little four legged friend, Tucker The Dog, is an important part of my family.
News Medical insanity: Prozac prescriptions rise sharply in family pets
The culture of prescription drug addiction in America seems to be spreading to the pet population, as an increasing number of pet owners opt to medicate their furry family members into behavioral compliance with mind-altering mood medications like Pr
News Zimbabwe: Poachers poison 91 elephants
The stench of rotting elephant carcasses hangs in the air in western Zimbabwe where wildlife officials say at least 91 elephants were poisoned with cyanide by poachers who hack off the tusks for the lucrative illegal ivory market.
News Campaign to halt Peru cat-eating festival
A Peruvian congressman has joined animal rights activists to try and halt the consumption of barbecued cat at an annual religious festival.
The activists say at least 100 cats will be eaten at this weekend's festival of Santa Efigenia in La Quebrada
News Federal wildlife officials to test new trap to catch rampant Florida pythons
Race to control python population before it undermines officials' efforts to restore natural water flow through EvergladesFederal wildlife officials alarmed by an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades have tried radio tracking coll
News Wildlife crime ranks among trafficking in drugs, arms and humans
An economic crime perpetrated by criminal syndicates in the most remote regions, exploiting local people and lax lawsJust this week, in Zimbabwe's largest game park, more than 80 elephants were killed for their ivory by poachers who poisoned a waterh
News Army of goats enlisted to battle back invasive plants
Non-native vegetation can be a pernicious and formidable foe, invading unsuspecting landscapes and choking out plant life that actually belongs there.
News Absurd Creature of the Week: The Half-Ton Giant Freshwater Stingray With a 15-Inch Poison Barb
Sailor lore once told of a whale so enormous that captains would mistake it for an island, anchoring their ships to the beast and ordering men ashore.
News Nasty Cougar Attack Confronted with Spear
The 60-year-old was gardening when the big cat launched at her, mauling her.
Her husband immediately grabbed the spear and repeatedly hurled it into the animal until it ran away.
Conservation officers later found the cougar, dead, about 20metres
News Eagle vs. deer: Death from above
Biologists have released remarkable photographs of a golden eagle attacking a deer in far eastern Russia after a remote digital camera designed to shoot wandering tigers accidentally captured the beasts' mortal struggle.
Headlines: Eagle vs. deer: Death from above -- Nasty Cougar Attack Confronted with Spear -- Absurd Creature of the Week: The Half-Ton Giant Freshwater Stingray With a 15-Inch Poison Barb -- Army of goats enlisted to battle back invasive plants -- Wildlife crime ranks among trafficking in drugs, arms and humans
-- Federal wildlife officials to test new trap to catch rampant Florida pythons
-- Weekend watch: 3 fun dog videos to make you smile -- Campaign to halt Peru cat-eating festival -- Zimbabwe: Poachers poison 91 elephants -- How Clever is YOUR Dog? -- Medical insanity: Prozac prescriptions rise sharply in family pets
-- 20 Tips for Creating a Pet Preparedness Plan -- Elephants Get the Point -- Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has Worlds Most Terrifying Jaws -- Could Alligator-Like Creatures Disrupt The 2016 Olympic Games? -- British Professor Claims Yeti Is A Polar Bear Hybrid -- Chinese Dog Treats Linked To Hundreds of Deaths and Thousands of Sick Animals -- Which Birds Are Built For Long-Distance Travel? [Infographic] -- Dogs Can Differentiate Between Fellow Canines Tail Wags Based On Direction -- U.S. to Destroy 6 Tons of Ivory This Week -- 6 DIY Gadgets That Will Care For Your Pet While You're Away -- DNA hint of European origin for dogs -- Why You Need Not Fear the Poor, Misunderstood Brown Recluse Spider -- Pet owners increasingly using medical marijuana to help their pets feel better
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