News 800 Degree Heat From Solar Mirrors Frying Birds Mid Air
There is growing evidence that birds flying in the vicinity of a solar thermal power project in California's Mojave Desert are being injured and even killed either by the solar heat that's focused with mirrors on its three energy-collecting towers, o
News Grazing goats best new defense against wildfires
A Nevada rancher says his goats are the best kept secret in fire defense, renting them out to eat through vegetation and reducing fuel for fire around homes
News Dolphins Guide Scientists to Rescue Suicidal Girl
The dolphins were still feeding in circle near shore, when suddenly, one individual changed direction heading out toward deeper water. A minute later, the rest of the school turned to follow. We were so accustomed to tracking these coastal metropolit
News Don't You Dare Criticize Officers For Shooting Dogs, Whines SLC Top Cop
http://reason.com, J.D. Tuccille
Perhaps feeling a bit besieged after dog owner Sean Kendall posted a video of his impassioned confrontation with Salt Lake City police after one of their fellow officers entered his yard and shot his dog, Geist, Police Chief Chris Burbank stepped in
News New discovery indicates that dolphins are getting high on toxic fish
A new documentary on the BBC shows dolphins using pufferfish to get to a trance-like state.
News Undercover animal abuse videos could soon be outlawed
Chickens buried alive. Pigs so sick that their intestines hang out of their bodies. These are some of the grisly scenes from videos taken by animal rights activists who went undercover at farms that produce food destined for dinner tables.
News Pablo Escobar's hippos: A growing problem
A herd of hippopotamuses once owned by the late Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar has been taking over the countryside near his former ranch - and no-one quite knows what to do with them.
News Watch out! The venomous 'rocket ant' with jaws like a beartrap that is invading the US
http://www.dailymail.co.uk, By Mark Prigg
It can open its jaw 180 degrees, and fire it like a beartrap at the ground to launch itself into the air.
News Feds Research Breeding Sheep With Lower Methane-Emitting Flatulence
http://dailycaller.com, Michael Bastasch
The U.S. government funded research into methane emissions from sheep digestive systems flatulence and burps to see why some sheep produce more of the greenhouse gas than others.
News 4th U.S. Case of Mad Cow Disease Confirmed, No Public Health Threat
A man in Texas has been confirmed as the fourth case of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) in the United States. Though people generally call it Mad Cow disease, when present in humans the disease is known as vCJD.
News Livestock Breeding Strategies For When SHTF Part 1, by S.W.
Since my high school days, I have dedicated my spare time to breeding quality creatures parakeets, gerbils, rabbits, cats, and canaries.
News Animal lovers have got to see this. It's just too cool!
A goat named Mr. G received the surprise of his life recently when he was reunited with his best friend, a donkey named Jellybean.
News Woman Stabs to Death Two Attacking Pit Bulls
A woman used a filet knife to kill two pit bulls that got out of a yard while she was walking her dogs in a Southern California desert city.
News WhistleGPS pet tracker first consumer device to join Sigfox's IoT network
http://www.gizmag.com, By Darren Quick
Billed as a Fitbit for dogs when it hit the market last year, Whistle's compact activity monitor uses a 3-axis accelerometer to monitor Fido's daily exercise.
News 12 Brightest Dog Breeds
The Border Collie is an intense, hardworking, highly energetic dog whose ability to impose his will upon sheep is legendary. In fact, he's so good, he just might impose his will on you, too. He has astounding focus, which is a real plus in the field
News Fantastically Wrong: The Disturbing Reality That Spawned the Mythical Jackalope
http://www.wired.com, By Matt Simon
Having grown up in the 90s in the suburbs of San Francisco, my first encounter with the wily jackalope was not in the wild.
News Graffiti on dead whale in Atlantic City a 'reprehensible act,' fraternity says
pressofatlanticcity.com, By ANJALEE KHEMLANI
The national office of the fraternity associated with the Greek letters spray-painted on the belly of a whale that washed onto the beach Thursday in Atlantic City issued a statement Friday calling the tagging a reprehensible act.
News I blame both sides, Oklahoma militia members join fight against feds
http://kfor.com, by Andrew Donley
A land dispute in Nevada between rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government began decades ago.
News Biogas plant turns hog waste into energy
http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com, Bryan Orchard
Read how the US$17 million, 3.2Mw Blue Mountain biogas power generation plant in Beaver County, Utah, began generating electricity from methane gas via the anaerobic digestion of swine manure.
News Worlds First Case Of Female Penis And Male Vagina Found!
It is kind of desperate when a girl has to forcibly hold down a guy with spikes to get some action! But it goes to a whole new level when she is the one bringing the penis to the bed!
News Showdown on the range: Nevada rancher, feds face off over cattle grazing rights
http://edition.cnn.com, By Michael Martinez
A 20-year dispute between a Nevada rancher and federal rangers over illegal cattle grazing erupted into an Old West-style showdown on the open range this week, even prompting self-proclaimed members of militia groups from across the country to join t