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Bats

Looking for bats in all the wrong places
Biologists are on a quest to find where bats hibernate when there are no caves nearby.
October 30, 2017
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Holy Harp Trap, Batman! The gear researchers use to study bats
They have gadgets and gizmos aplenty
October 26, 2017
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Bears

Bears breed across species borders
Scientists have sequenced the entire genomes of four bear species, making it now possible to analyze the evolutionary history of all bears at the genome level. It shows that gene flow, or gene exchange, between species by extensive hybridization, is possible between most bear species, not only polar and brown bear.
April 19, 2017
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Bees

A stinging report: Climate change a major threat to bumble bees
New research is helping to explain the link between a changing global climate and a dramatic decline in bumble bee populations worldwide.
September 29, 2017
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'Bee' informed: Public interest exceeds understanding in bee conservation
Survey reveals need for public education, outreach about bees
September 5, 2017
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Exposure to neonic pesticides results in early death for honeybee workers and queens
Worker and queen honeybees exposed to field realistic levels of neonicotinoids die sooner, reducing the health of the entire colony, biologists have found. The researchers were also surprised to find that the neonicotinoid contaminated pollen collected by the honeybees came not from crops grown from neonicotinoid treated seeds, but plants growing in areas adjacent to those crops. This is season-long, field realistic research with typical exposure.
June 29, 2017
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How honey bee gut bacteria help to digest their pollen-rich diet
The honey bee gut is colonized by specialized bacteria that help digest components of the floral pollen diet and produce molecules that likely promote bee health. Researchers have now uncovered which bacterial species perform which specific digestive functions in the bee gut.
December 12, 2017
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Neonic pesticides threaten wild bees' spring breeding, study finds
Thiamethoxam, one of the most commonly used neonicotinoid, leads to fewer fully developed eggs in queen bumblebees from four wild bumblebee species. this will likely translate into slower egg-laying rates, which will hinder colony development and growth. Researchers also found queen bees from two of the four species ate less nectar after pesticide exposure further hampering reproductive success.
May 3, 2017
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Neonics put bumblebees at risk of extinction by hindering colony formation, study reveals
Exposure to thiamethoxam reduces the chances of a bumblebee queen starting a new colony by more than a quarter
August 14, 2017
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New tipping point prediction model offers insights to diminishing bee colonies
A new method to predict tipping points -- the moment at which sudden change occurs in complex networked systems -- may offer insights that prevent colony collapse disorder (CCD), a phenomenon in which the majority of worker bees in a colony disappear, threatening the agricultural economy at a global level.
January 10, 2018
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Pesticides may cause bumblebees to lose their buzz, study finds
Pesticides significantly reduce the number of pollen grains a bumblebee is able to collect, a new study has found.
November 14, 2017
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Probiotics could improve survival rates in honey bees exposed to pesticide, study finds
Probiotics can potentially protect honey bees from the toxic effects of pesticides, new research indicates.
June 19, 2017
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Study paints a confused picture of how insecticides are affecting bees
Despite one weak study, there's more evidence that it's not good for bees.
June 30, 2017
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Think of honeybees as 'livestock,' not wildlife, argue experts
Contrary to public perception, die-offs in honeybee colonies are an agricultural not a conservation issue, argue researchers, who say that manged honeybees may contribute to the genuine biodiversity crisis of Europe's declining wild pollinators.
January 24, 2018
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Want to help the bees? Keep these out of your garden.
Three-fourths of the world's honey contains neonicotinoids.
October 23, 2017
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Yes, insecticides do cause bees to die
Only bees in Germany were spared
June 29, 2017
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Beetles

Beetle's best friend: Trained dogs most efficient in monitoring hermit beetle larvae
Considered at risk of extinction, hermit beetles need to be efficiently monitored. However, due to their life cycle, standard sampling is unreasonably time-consuming and quite damaging to both the species and their habitat. In searching for a solution, scientists suggested that trained dogs might be more successful.
August 28, 2017
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Birds

Acoustic monitoring provides holistic picture of biodiversity
Soundscapes are allowing researchers to understand the spread and diversity of birds on Japanese island
November 6, 2017
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Animal Wallpaper Originals
provides free original wallpapers for your desktop. Categories include Birds, Bovine, Cats, Dogs, Insects, Marine, Wildlife and Working Domesticated Animal pictures.
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Automated bird identification system based on bird calls and song
Birds play an important role in a wide variety of ecosystems as both predator and prey, in controlling insect populations, pollinating and seed dispersal for many plants, and in releasing nutrients on to land and sea in the form of guano. From a scientific perspective it is therefore crucial to monitor bird populations. Now, research could pave the way to an automated bird identification system based on bird calls and song.
January 3, 2018
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Backyard Wildlife Refuge
bird houses, feeders, and baths, as well as houses for ladybugs, butterflies, and bats. Also sells sundials, weathervanes, and solar pumps.
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Birds' ability to fly could determine the shape of their eggs
Not all eggs are created equal.
June 22, 2017
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Birds become immune to influenza
An influenza infection in birds gives a good protection against other subtypes of the virus, like a natural vaccination, according to a new study.
June 30, 2017
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Fin & Feather Tropical Pet Store
offers a variety of tropical fish, birds and reptiles, as well as related aquariums, cages, supplies, and accessories.
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For other Living Things
offers toys, supplies, and gift items that are critter-friendly, people-friendly, and earth-friendly for rabbits, dogs, cats, birds, and small animals.
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Making tools gives crows a big food boost
A small time investment can lead to big gains.
January 22, 2018
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Moore Pet Supplies
bird cages and more.
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Mountain Meadows
manufactures a wide range of environmentally friendly litter and bedding products for cats, birds and other small animals.
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Nice moves: First dancing, then mating in songbirds
Java sparrows are more likely to mate after dancing together, according to a new study, contradictory to the belief that songs are the primary sexual signal.
April 17, 2017
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PetStation
all about pets, dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, amphibians.
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Quality Cage Company
makes bird, ferret, hamster, and other small animal cages and accessories.
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Seeds coated in a common pesticide might affect birds' migration
Pesticides that kill insects can also have short-term effects on seed-eating birds. Ingesting even small amounts of imidacloprid, a common neonicotinoid pesticide, can disorient migratory white-crowned sparrows, researchers report.
November 22, 2017
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Researchers untangle mystery of tiny bird's trans-Pacific flight
Zoologists have documented the first record of a House Swift in the Americas -- and begun to unravel the mystery of how the tiny bird got from its south-east Asia breeding grounds to Ladner, BC.
June 1, 2017
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Steep declines in Kauai's seabird populations, radar reveals
The island of Kauai is home to two endangered seabirds, the Hawaiian Petrel and the Newell's Shearwater. Monitoring these birds, which are nocturnal and nest in hard-to-access areas, is challenging, but observing the movements of birds via radar offers a solution. A new study takes a fresh look at two decades of radar data -- and comes to worrying conclusions about the status of both species.
June 1, 2017
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Tomlinson's
supply store for dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, and more.
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Urban Cooper's hawks outcompete their rural neighbors
Depending on whether a species flourishes in a city environment, urban wildlife populations can be 'sources' or 'sinks,' either reproducing so quickly that individuals leave to colonize the surrounding area or needing constant immigration from outside to stay viable.
December 13, 2017
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What soot-covered, hundred-year-old birds can tell us about saving the environment
Museum collections track soot in the atmosphere throughout the 20th century
October 9, 2017
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Butterflies

At last, butterflies get a bigger, better evolutionary tree
Butterflies offer key insights into community ecology, how species originate and evolve, climate change and interactions between plants and insects. But a comprehensive map of how butterflies are related to each other has been lacking -- until now.
February 15, 2018
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Citizen science can predict butterfly population trends
New research shows that citizen scientists can play a role in gathering meaningful information to inform long-term monitoring of biodiversity trends such as butterfly population change.
September 27, 2017
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More milkweeds located throughout the landscape can help conserve monarchs
New study highlights multi-pronged options to restore iconic butterfly
June 29, 2017
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Mystery of butterflies iridescent wing scales resolved
High-resolution X-ray tomography
May 23, 2017
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Not all milkweed is equal for egg-laying monarchs, study reveals
Researchers have discovered milkweed in agricultural areas have 3 1/2 times more monarch butterfly eggs than milkweed grown elsewhere
November 9, 2017
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Cats

Action Cat - Postcards and More
Free, original animated postcards featuring cats, dogs and other pets.
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Animal Wallpaper Originals
provides free original wallpapers for your desktop. Categories include Birds, Bovine, Cats, Dogs, Insects, Marine, Wildlife and Working Domesticated Animal pictures.
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Cats & Canines
offers pet beds, toys, feeding bowls, collars, and more.
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Corton Animal Accommodations
manufacturerer of horse stables, dog kennels, cat pens and housing for various other animals.
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Feral cats now cover over 99.8 percent of Australia
Feral cats cover over 99.8 percent of Australia's land area, including almost 80 percent of the area of our islands. These are just some of the findings of new research which looks at the number of feral cats in Australia. the research was undertaken by over 40 of Australia's top environmental scientists and brings together evidence from nearly 100 separate studies across the country.
January 4, 2017
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For other Living Things
offers toys, supplies, and gift items that are critter-friendly, people-friendly, and earth-friendly for rabbits, dogs, cats, birds, and small animals.
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Happy Jack, Inc
offer health care products for dogs, cats, and horses.
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Hot Diggity Dog
custom made fabric gift items, including pillows, quilts, quillos, fabric, baskets, and much more. for dogs, cats, llamas, wolves and other animals.
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J-B Wholesale Pet Supplies
supplies at wholesale prices for breeders, trainers, and anyone who loves dogs and cats.
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K&H Manufacturing
offers heated pet accessories including the Thermo-Bed for dogs and cats, the Lectro-Kennel heated pad, and Thermal-Bowl.
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Morrco Pet Supply
Beautiful rhinestone dog and cat collars, dog and cat muzzles and harnesses.
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Mountain Meadows
manufactures a wide range of environmentally friendly litter and bedding products for cats, birds and other small animals.
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Pet Supplies Plus
provides food, accessories, and toys.
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PETsMART.com
Everything your pet needs. from food to flea control products. They'll love you unconditionally.
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PetClick.Com
online source for natural dog and cat food, bowls, toys, and more.
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PETGUYS.com
supplies for dogs, cats, fish, and reptiles, including chews, scratchers, stain cleaners, fish feeders, collars, and more.
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PetStation
all about pets, dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, amphibians.
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Revival Animal Health
specializes in cat, dog, horse, and small animal supplies. Including supplements, books, food, and much more.
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Scarfell Enterprises Hong Kong Limited
manufactures toys for dogs and cats.
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Sylvan & Sons
distinctive collars, leashes, harnesses, and bows for dogs and cats.
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Three Dogs & a Cat
decorate your holiday mantle with pet stockings.
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Tomlinson's
supply store for dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, and more.
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Dogs

All About Yorkshire Terriers
The Most Complete Guide for Yorkshire Terriers - Displaying our love for Yorkshire Terriers we are confident that we can provide you with all the information you will need to be a successful owner!
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Animal Wallpaper Originals
provides free original wallpapers for your desktop. Categories include Birds, Bovine, Cats, Dogs, Insects, Marine, Wildlife and Working Domesticated Animal pictures.
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Canvasback Pet Supplies
offers training equipment for hunting dogs as well as general pet supplies such as grooming tools, collars, sleds, odour control, treats, and more.
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Cats & Canines
offers pet beds, toys, feeding bowls, collars, and more.
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Corton Animal Accommodations
manufacturerer of horse stables, dog kennels, cat pens and housing for various other animals.
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CyberCanine
All Natural Dog Products.
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Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?
Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication
October 19, 2017
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Dog Collars
Hundreds of dog collars and designer dog collars for any size dog or pet. Choose from an absolutely huge selection at discount and wholesale prices. the best place to do for Dog collars.
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Dog DNA study maps breeds across the world
Mapping the relationships between different dog breeds is rough (get it?), but a team of scientists at the National Institutes of Health did just that using the DNA of 1,346 dogs from 161 breeds. Their analysis, which appears April 25 in Cell Reports, offers a lot to chew on.
April 26, 2017
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Dog domestication happened just once, ancient DNA study suggests
Like pups worrying over a bone, debate over when -- and how many times -- dogs were tamed continues
July 18, 2017
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Dog skull study reveals genetic changes linked to face shape
A study of dog DNA has revealed a genetic mutation linked to flat face shapes such as those seen in pugs and bulldogs.
May 26, 2017
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Fonzie's Fantasies
offers washable and adjustable hats for dogs and cats.
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For Dog Trainers.com
Specializing in dog training equipment for sport, schutzhund, police, military and enthusiasts.
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For other Living Things
offers toys, supplies, and gift items that are critter-friendly, people-friendly, and earth-friendly for rabbits, dogs, cats, birds, and small animals.
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Genetic study uncovers evolutionary history of dingoes
A major study of dingo DNA has revealed dingoes most likely migrated to Australia in two separate waves via a former land bridge with Papua New Guinea. The find has significant implications for conservation, with researchers recommending the two genetically distinct populations of dingoes be treated as different groups for management and conservation purposes.
October 31, 2017
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Good Dog
offers independent consumer information for dog owners as well as articles about health, nutrition, and behavior.
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Happiness motivates dog walking, not health or social benefits
It appears to be a case of 'do what makes you happy' for people who regularly walk their dogs.
August 30, 2017
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Happy Jack, Inc
offer health care Products for dogs, cats, and horses.
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Hartz Group
provides a pet owners community with resources, articles, message boards, expert advice and tips, as well as a product showroom and more.
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Holistic Dog
For your dog's mind body & soul.
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Hot Diggity Dog
custom made fabric gift items, including pillows, quilts, quillos, fabric, baskets, and much more. for dogs, cats, llamas, wolves and other animals.
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How to keep an eye on your pets for an overnight holiday trip
Travel during the holidays with your pets' safety in mind!
December 13, 2017
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i-pets.com
offers toys and treats for cats and dogs.
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J-B Wholesale Pet Supplies
supplies at wholesale prices for breeders, trainers, and anyone who loves dogs and cats.
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K&H Manufacturing
offers heated pet accessories including the Thermo-Bed for dogs and cats, the Lectro-Kennel heated pad, and Thermal-Bowl.
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Morrco Pet Supply
Beautiful rhinestone dog and cat collars, dog and cat muzzles and harnesses.
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Pet Supplies 4 Less
PetSupplies4Less is your source to find pet supplies and medications at low prices. Meet all of your dog and cat supplies needs at the official PetSupplies4Less store.
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Pet Warehouse
large selection of pet supplies for dogs, cats, parrots, fish and other animals with quick shipping anywhere.
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Pet's Alley Supplies
Dog and cat beds are our specialty.
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PetClick.Com
online source for natural dog and cat food, bowls, toys, and more.
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PETGUYS.com
supplies for dogs, cats, fish, and reptiles, including chews, scratchers, stain cleaners, fish feeders, collars, and more.
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Petnet SmartFeeder review: Robot pet feeder meets smartphone app with mostly good results
Even simple tasks can be smartified.
April 25, 2017
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PETsMART.com
Everything your pet needs. from food to flea control Products. They'll love you unconditionally.
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PetSage
specializing in pet health care needs and natural products.
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PetStation
all about pets, dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, amphibians.
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Prehistoric fossils suggest modern dogs evolved from a single population of wolves
Did humans domesticate dogs once, or twice?
July 18, 2017
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Revival Animal Health
specializes in cat, dog, horse, and small animal supplies. Including supplements, books, food, and much more.
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Scarfell Enterprises Hong Kong Limited
manufactures toys for dogs and cats.
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Sylvan & Sons
distinctive collars, leashes, harnesses, and bows for dogs and cats.
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Take Care of Fido: Dog Flu On The Rise
If you're breathing a sigh of relief that you and yours have stayed healthy during this miserable flu season -- or finally recovered -- not so fast.
January 25, 2018
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The evolution of dog breeds now mapped
When people migrate, Canis familiaris travels with them. Piecing together the details of those migrations has proved difficult because the clues are scattered across the genomes of hundreds of dog breeds. However, in a new report, researchers have used gene sequences from 161 modern breeds to assemble an evolutionary tree of dogs. the map of dog breeds, which is the largest to date, unearths new evidence that dogs traveled with humans across the Bering land bridge.
April 25, 2017
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Three Dogs & a Cat
decorate your holiday mantle with pet stockings.
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Tomlinson's
supply store for dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, and more.
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Vine Herbal Products
offering herbal Products for horses and dogs.
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What Pet Owners Should Know About Dog Flu
Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'
June 14, 2017
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What Spoiled Dogs Want - Dog Care for your Pampered Pet
This is the site your dog wants you to visit. Encourages "spoiling" your dog in the most positive and healthy ways. Extensive information about all aspects of dog care including product recommendations and fun.
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Why do dogs love us? Geneticists hunt for DNA clues
Who's the good boy gene? Who's the good boy gene?
July 19, 2017
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Dragonflies

What is on the menu for dragonflies
Researchers have discovered which species adult dragonflies and damselflies prey upon, as modern laboratory techniques have enabled the study of the insects' diet. In the study, prey DNA was extracted from the tiny dragonfly droppings and the researchers managed to identify dozens of prey species from the samples. The results shed light on dragonflies' position in natural food webs with an unprecedented specificity.
October 3, 2017
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Elephant

Ancient DNA shakes up the elephant family tree
Straight-tusked elephants were more closely related to African, not Asian, species
June 13, 2017
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Ancient mammoth DNA could help save threatened elephants
Could elephant-mammoth hybrids roam the tundra? Researchers analyze the genes of several elephant species, and find genes from their extinct ancestors could help save them.
February 26, 2018
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Endangered Species

Estimating the size of animal populations from camera trap surveys
Researchers develop new analytical methods that helps them estimate the size of wild animal populations from a distance
May 10, 2017
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Genome of threatened northern spotted owl assembed
Genome completion will help researchers better measure interbreeding among hybrid owls and guide conservation priorities in the West
September 5, 2017
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Giant pandas are no longer classified as endangered--but we're not in the clear yet
They might one day be forced to choose between being hot and being hungry.
August 31, 2017
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Hawaii's most popular coral reefs are in big trouble
Reefs are in grave danger across the globe.
May 31, 2017
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Local knowledge can save endangered animals
Many communities are already experts on the animals that scientists want to save.
December 6, 2017
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Mapping the Tasmanian tiger's mysterious loss from mainland
Ancient DNA extracted from fossil bones and museum specimens has shed new light on the mysterious loss of the Tasmanian tiger (thylacine) from Australia's mainland.
September 28, 2017
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New Zealand's yellow-eyed penguin is waddling towards extinction
Humans Are Likely to Blame
May 16, 2017
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Once declared extinct, Lord Howe Island stick insects really do live
Lord Howe Island stick insects were once numerous on the tiny crescent-shaped island off the coast of Australia for which they are named. Now, biologists who have analyzed the DNA of living and dead Lord Howe Island stick insects have some good news: those rediscovered on Ball's Pyramid, which are now being bred at the Melbourne Zoo and elsewhere, really are Lord Howe Island stick insects.
October 5, 2017
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Polar bears struggling to catch enough seals as ice fades
High-tech collars fueled a new study showing the impact of climate change on polar bears.
February 2, 2018
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Recreating the wild: De-extinction, technology, and the ethics of conservation
Is extinction forever? Efforts are under way to use gene editing and other tools of biotechnology to "recreate" extinct species such as the woolly mammoth and the passenger pigeon. Could such "de-extinction" initiatives aid conservation by reviving species lost to habitat destruction and climate change? Or are they more likely to hinder conservation? What should the guiding ideals of conservation be in a new age of biotechnology? These are some of the questions addressed in a new report.
August 4, 2017
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Study of mollusk epidemic could help save endangered sea snail
Overfishing and environmental change have pushed abalone species on the US west coast to the edge of extinction. Now a fatal disease threatens their recovery. But new research shows that some abalone species may be less susceptible to the disease than others, providing initial data that could help map where abalone could survive and thrive despite the disease.
February 20, 2018
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Tracking endangered mammals with the leeches that feed on them
New research on leech blood meals confirms value of iDNA methods in biodiversity surveys, includes first identification of bats and birds
February 27, 2018
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Using footprints to identify and monitor giant pandas in the wild
Software pinpoints identity and sex with 90 percent accuracy
December 21, 2017
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Enviroment

A new estimate of biodiversity on Earth
A new research article estimates there are about a thousand times more species than people thought existed, most of them bacteria.
August 30, 2017
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A starfish cold case reopens, climate change remains suspect
As ocean temperatures rise and oceanic diseases proliferate, species like sea stars struggle to survive, and scientists are looking for underlying causes. To bring clarity to the sea star disease problem, the scientists propose a new, broad nomenclature.
March 13, 2018
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Adorable alpine animal acclimates behavior to a changing climate
As climate change brings new pressures on wildlife, species must 'move, adapt, acclimate, or die.' Researchers have reviewed the literature on acclimation through behavioral flexibility, identifying patterns among invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fishes with focus on the American pika.
August 1, 2017
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Albatross feces show diet of fishery discards
New, non-intrusive way to assess seabird diet could help improve fisheries management and monitor marine biodiversity
October 4, 2017
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Algae fortifies coral reefs in past and present
The Great Barrier Reef, and most other large reefs around the world, owe their bulk in large part to a type of red algae that grows on corals and strengthens them. New research has found that ancient coral reefs were also bolstered by their bond with red algae, a finding that could help scientists better understand how reefs will respond to climate change.
August 28, 2017
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Bahamian songbirds disappeared during last glacial-interglacial transition
Warming event 12,000 years highlights the impact of climate change on ecosystems
August 29, 2017
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Celebrate World Ocean's Day with these gorgeous photos of the sea
Darlin' its better down where it's wetter.
June 8, 2017
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Climate change and habitat conversion combine to homogenize nature
Trends from Costa Rican tropical bird study could help focus conservation efforts
August 18, 2017
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Climate change is luring Kodiak bears away from their iconic salmon streams
Kodiak brown bears are abandoning salmon -- their iconic prey -- due to climate change, according to a new study.
August 23, 2017
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Climate change may threaten these bamboo-eating lemurs
Madagascar's history holds warning for the already critically endangered species
October 26, 2017
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Climate may quickly drive forest-eating beetles north, says study
Pines in Canada and much of US at risk
August 28, 2017
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Diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle
With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.
October 10, 2017
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DNA from the poop of extinct four-meter-tall birds reveals lost ecosystem
Ancient bird poop is surprisingly good at giving answers.
February 15, 2018
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Dragonflies reveal how biodiversity changes in time and space
Ecologists helps measure impact of top predators through time
June 30, 2017
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Eggheads identify the last animal that will survive on Earth until the Sun dies
Amazingly, it's not Keith Richards
July 14, 2017
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'Evolutionary rescue' areas for animals threatened by climate change
As winters arrive later and snow melts earlier, the worldwide decrease in snow cover already may have dramatic impacts on animals that change coat colors with the seasons. An international scientific team has set out to discover whether adaptive evolution can rescue these animals in the face of rapidly changing climate.
February 15, 2018
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Exploring the Antarctic deep seas took me back in time
I got a glimpse of what ocean ecosystems looked like 350 million years ago.
November 7, 2017
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Fear of sharks influences seaweed growth on Fijian coral reefs
New study finds first clear example of sharks causing cascading changes among other sea life
November 27, 2017
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Feral animals pose major threat to Outback, climate change study finds
Australia has lost about 30 mammal species since European arrival
November 1, 2017
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Giant methane burps left scars at the bottom of the Barents Sea
Methane is bubbling up today, how did the scars end up on the ocean floor?
June 8, 2017
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How environment plays key role in changing movement behavior of animals
Mathematicians develop theory which helps to unravel long-standing mysteries of animal movement
October 30, 2017
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How to manage forest pests in the Anthropocene? Bring theory
A survivor's guide to why forests around the world are being impacted by invasive pests and what can be done about it in an era of overwhelming human activity and climate change.
November 13, 2017
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Hunting accounts for 83 and 58 percent declines in tropical mammal and bird populations
Hunting is a major threat to wildlife particularly in tropical regions, but a systematic large-scale estimate of hunting-induced declines of animal numbers was lacking so far. a study now fills this gap. An international team of ecologists and environmental scientists found that bird and mammal populations were reduced within 7 and 40 km of hunters' access points, such as roads and settlements.
April 13, 2017
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Increased Scientific Rigor Will Improve Wildlife Research and Management
Wildlife management relies on rigorous science that produces reliable knowledge because it increases accurate understanding of the natural world and informs management decisions.
January 18, 2018
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Insects also migrate, study shows
Insects engage in the largest continental migration on Earth, new research indicates. some 3.5 trillion insects in Southern Britain alone migrate each year -- a biomass eight times that of bird migration. the researchers fear that global warming may significantly increase the number of insects, potentially affecting various ecosystems in different parts of the world
January 19, 2017
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Inside Verily's plan to fight mosquitoes with 20 million more mosquitoes
Alphabet's life sciences division has been breeding bacteria-infected mosquitoes in San Francisco
July 14, 2017
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Jellyfish fluorescence shines new light on DNA copying
Scientists have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates.
June 27, 2017
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King penguins may be on the move very soon
More than 70 percent of the global King penguin population, currently forming colonies in Crozet, Kerguelen and Marion sub-Antarctic islands, may be nothing more than a memory in a matter of decades, as global warming will soon force the birds to move south, or disappear.
February 26, 2018
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Laws of attraction: Pollinators use multiple cues to identify flowers across continents
Although at least 75 percent of our crop species depend on animal pollinators, little is known about their flower preferences. As global insect populations decline, it is of utmost importance for us to understand what factors attract wild pollinators to flowers, and how these preferences differ in the face of environmental change. Now, an international team of scientists have discovered that a group of generalist pollinators use a multiple cues to identify flowers on different continents.
November 27, 2017
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Medium-sized carnivores most at risk from environmental change
In a surprise ecological finding, researchers discover medium-sized carnivores spend the most time looking for food, making them vulnerable to change.
December 4, 2017
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Mutant crayfish got rid of males, and its clones are taking over the world
From a stream in Florida to a pet shop in Germany and on to Japan and Madagascar.
February 6, 2018
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New deep-sea sponge could play a starring role in monitoring ocean health
Plenaster craigi grows on metal-filled rocks that are a target for mining
October 10, 2017
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New mapping shows just how much fishing impacts the world's seas
Fish are harvested from more than half the area covered by oceans, and some spots are super busy
February 22, 2018
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Ocean winds influence seal pup migration
Scientists have confirmed what native Alaskans have observed for centuries -- maritime winds influence the travel patterns of northern fur seal pups. New research shows strong winds can potentially displace seal pups by hundreds of kilometers during their first winter migration.
February 13, 2018
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Pan-European sampling campaign sheds light on the massive diversity of freshwater plankton
In a major pan-European study, biologists have successfully extracted environmental DNA from as many as 218 lakes to refute a long-year belief that vital microorganisms do not differ significantly between freshwater bodies and geographic regions the way plants and animals do. Their new-age approach to biodiversity studies resulted in the largest freshwater dataset.
January 8, 2018
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Pharmaceutical pollution can make aquatic microbial communities resistant to drugs
In urban streams, persistent pharmaceutical pollution can cause aquatic microbial communities to become resistant to drugs.
January 9, 2018
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Polar bear blogs reveal dangerous gap between climate-change facts and opinions
Polarized debate
November 29, 2017
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Predicting future outcomes in the natural world
How computer-based modeling can help researchers predict the optimal outcome to save natural habitats from invasive plants
June 26, 2017
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Recovering species must be celebrated or we risk reversing progress
A failure to celebrate conservation successes means we miss vital opportunities to convince the public of 'real and practical solutions' they can engage with. Conservationists across the globe see the need to champion environmental victories and show there is cause for hope -- the decisive component in the fight to save disappearing biodiversity.
April 20, 2017
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Rising temperatures threaten heat-tolerant aardvarks
A counterintuitive climate tale of knock-on effects due to hotter, dryer conditions
September 6, 2017
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Routes out of isolation for Yellowstone grizzlies
Montana scientists project pathways to wider mating pools in the Northern Rockies, based on characteristic movements of male bears
October 23, 2017
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See How Human Activity Is Changing Animal Migration Patterns
Zozu, like any other white stork in Europe, typically flies to southern Africa for the winter. Yet when researchers at Germany's Max Plank Institute for Ornithology tracked the bird's path using a GPS logger in 2016, they found that he and a few others had skipped the grueling migration across the Sahara Desert. That year, the birds stopped, instead, in cities like Madrid, Spain, and Rabat, Morocco. Apparently, they had developed a taste for junk food, in particular the stuff that piles up in landfills along the migration route.
September 25, 2017
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Shutterstock bans unnatural monkey and ape photos at PETA's request
Stock photography website Shutterstock has banned images showing monkeys and apes in unnatural situations following a complaint made by PETA. The complaint is made on the behalf of primates that may be exploited in order to produce the images, which may also show these animals in a state of distress even if they're not perceived in that way.
January 4, 2018
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Some invasive species actually help their new habitats thrive
More nuance, less nativism.
July 17, 2017
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Species in the north are more vulnerable to climate change
For the first time, researchers have proposed the hypothesis that animals that live in climate zones at a safe distance from both the poles as well as the tropics have the most to gain from acclimating to changes in climate. The findings contradict previous research in the field.
November 16, 2017
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Species may appear deceptively resilient to climate change
Ecological air conditioning offers short-term protection from a warming climate
November 22, 2017
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Sub-tropical corals vulnerable, new study shows
The vulnerability and conservation value of sub-tropical reefs south of the Great Barrier Reef -- regarded as climate change refuges -- has been highlighted in a new study. The study of Eastern Australian reefs revealed coral species would likely shift their distribution southward in response to climate change.
August 23, 2017
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The shrinking moose of Isle Royale
Climate change and predator-prey dynamics with wolves make for smaller moose. Ecologists compare skull measurements spanning four decades gathered at Isle Royale National Park. For the booming moose population of Isle Royale, a key species in the world's longest running predator-prey study on the island, skulls have shrunk by about 16 percent over a 40-year period.
December 18, 2017
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These animals' sex lives could be screwed up by climate change
For some animals, climate change doesn't just mess up their habitat -- it hits their sex lives, too
January 9, 2018
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Thought Antarctica's biodiversity was doing well? Think again
Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are not in better environmental shape than the rest of the world.
April 25, 2017
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Too little is known about wildfire smoke
Toxicology students recommend research on the air we breathe when land burns
October 4, 2017
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Toxic mercury levels are actually declining in Alaskan polar bears--but that's not as great as it sounds
It's because they're forced to eat human leftovers.
June 15, 2017
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Uncovering factors that shape sea life
'Island biogeography' helps describe surprising ways marine organisms fill niches and diversify
August 30, 2017
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Underwater acoustic localization of marine mammals, vehicles
An underwater acoustic system for the localization of marine mammals, underwater vehicles and other sound sources in the ocean, using no more than a single hydrophone (basically an underwater microphone) as a receiver.
November 21, 2017
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Using artificial intelligence to investigate illegal wildlife trade on social media
Illegal wildlife trade is one of the biggest threats to biodiversity conservation and is currently expanding to social media. This is a worrisome trend, given the ease of access and popularity of social media. Efficient monitoring of illegal wildlife trade on social media is therefore crucial for conserving biodiversity.
March 12, 2018
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UVB radiation influences behavior of sticklebacks
Fish become more 'risk-seeking' under increased radiation intensity
December 13, 2017
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Very hungry snails are guarding coastal ecosystems against climate change
The unheralded sea creatures that give other organisms room to grow.
October 31, 2017
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What male bias in the mammoth fossil record says about the animal's social groups
Male mammoths really had to watch their steps. More than two-thirds of woolly mammoth specimens recovered from several types of natural traps in Siberia came from males, researchers report November 2 in Current Biology.
November 2, 2017
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Zebra scat science improves conservation efforts
How can zebra excrement tell us what an animal's response to climate change and habitat destruction will be? That is what scientists have been investigating in South Africa.
November 1, 2017
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Fish

A clownfish can take on a shark, but this predicament may prove harder to handle
It's hot out here for a sea anemone.
October 11, 2017
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A fish of all flavors
Receptors are how the body senses its environment. Upon the binding of a ligand, a receptor will initiate a chain of events that elicits a response. Our olfactory system depends on approximately 400 receptors to give us our sense of smell. Taste, however, operates with a much smaller number: The combination of only three members of the taste receptor type 1 (T1r) family can detect a wide range of sweet and savory flavors in humans.
June 8, 2017
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Boffins spot 'faceless fish' in strange alien environment
Chinese and Australian crews peer into the abyss and find weird things looking back
May 31, 2017
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Cephalopods may have traded evolution gains for extra smarts
Unusual level of RNA editing seen, especially in creatures' brains
April 6, 2017
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Discovery of dynamic seasonal changes in color perception
Small fish 'medaka' shows large differences in color perception in summer and winter
September 5, 2017
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DNA analysis of seawater detects 80% of fish species in just one day
A research group has used a new technology that identifies multiple fish species populating local areas by analyzing DNA samples from seawater, and proved that this method is accurate and more effective than visual observation.
January 30, 2017
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Dramatic decline in genetic diversity of Northwest salmon
First-ever look at ancient DNA adds 'history' to four H's of fishery management
January 10, 2018
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Four kinds of algal toxins found in San Francisco Bay shellfish
Researchers found many mussels were contaminated with all four toxins, and most had at least one, often at high enough levels to make people and animals sick
March 12, 2018
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Fish might be shrinking
And climate change is to blame.
August 28, 2017
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Fish migration tracked by testing DNA in seawater
For the first time, researchers have successfully recorded fish migration by conducting DNA tests on seawater samples. Using this method to estimate the abundance and distribution of fish species could help scientists more easily understand the impact certain environmental factors are having on local fish populations.
April 12, 2017
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'Left-handed' fish and asymmetrical brains
Biologists have discovered the relationship between "handedness", brain structure and genes in extremely specialized cichlid fish.
November 15, 2017
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New hope for reef fish living in a high CO2 world
New research examining the possible impacts of ocean acidification provides fresh hope for the survival of reef fish
August 31, 2017
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Octopuses can basically edit their own genes on the fly
Crazy levels of RNA tinkering could explain how cephalopods got so smart
April 6, 2017
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Salmon sex linked to geological change
Fish effects on stream bed have long-term consequences
October 19, 2017
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Sleepless in Latin America: Blind cavefish, extreme environments and insomnia
Study provides first genetic insight into evolution of sleep loss in Mexican cave-dwelling fish
February 6, 2018
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'Smart' cephalopods trade off genome evolution for prolific RNA editing
Octopus, squid, and cuttlefish are famous for engaging in complex behavior, from unlocking an aquarium tank and escaping to instantaneous skin camouflage to hide from predators. a new study suggests their evolutionary path to neural sophistication includes a novel mechanism: Prolific RNA editing at the expense of evolution in their genomic DNA.
April 6, 2017
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Washington State Begs Anglers To Go Fishing, Help Clean Up Farmed Salmon Spill
When you hear about a "spill" in a waterway, you might picture waste products or some kind of noxious liquid. In Washington state, though, the state is asking for the public's help in cleaning up a massive and very problematic spill of live salmon from an aquaculture farm north of Seattle.
August 23, 2017
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Why fish can't help but eat our plastic garbage
It passes the sniff test, but it shouldn't.
August 15, 2017
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Where food is limited, guppy mothers gestate their young longer
When evolving in environments where a lack of predators makes food scarcity the main survival challenge, guppy mothers gestate their young longer so that they are born more ready to compete for their meals.
October 11, 2017
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X-rays reveal the biting truth about parrotfish teeth
So, you thought the fictional people-eating great white shark in the film "Jaws" had a powerful bite.
November 15, 2017
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Venomous fish have evolved many ways to inflict pain
There may be compounds in fish venoms that have medicinal uses
April 19, 2017
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Frogs

Frogs reveal mechanism that determines viability of hybrids
Why are some hybrids viable and others not? It is known that this depends on the father species and the mother species. New research in two related frog species shows the influence of mother and father species: one hybrid is viable, the other hybrid dies in early stages of development.
January 10, 2018
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Frogs that adapt to pesticides are more vulnerable to parasites
Wood frogs that develop pesticide tolerance become more susceptible to dangerous virus
August 15, 2017
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Horses

Ancient DNA bucks tale of how the horse was tamed
Modern-day breeding, not domestication, winnowed genetic diversity
April 27, 2017
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Scythian horse breeding unveiled: Lessons for animal domestication
A new study unveils the secrets of horse breeding by Iron Age Scythian nomads. the genomes reconstructed from 14 archaeological horses also provide important insights into the process of animal domestication, supporting changes in the neural crest development pathway as key to the emergence of common domestic traits and revealing major changes in breeding practice during the last 2,300 years.
April 27, 2017
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Lizards

Why are there so many types of lizards?
Study sheds light on biodiversity of Anole lizard family trees
February 23, 2018
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1-800-PetMeds
Americas Largest Pet Pharmacy
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A fatal disease is spreading among U.S. deer, but there may be a new way to detect it
Researchers claim it could aid Parkinson's research, too.
November 16, 2017
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A genus of European paper wasps revised for the first time using integrative taxonomy
The European and Mediterranean species of the paper wasp genus Polistes were recently revised. For the first time for this group, scientists applied an integrative taxonomic approach which combines traditional morphological methods with DNA barcoding. As a result, the researchers were able to identify a new species from Morocco.
November 13, 2017
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A leopard may not change its spots but venomous creatures change their venom recipe often
Darwinism at work, as sea anemones adapt their venom to accommodate changing prey and sea conditions
March 5, 2018
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Advanced Monitors Corporation
developers of an instant ear thermometer designed exclusively for animal temperature taking.
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All for Animals
is a pro-animal organization based in Santa Barbara, California. It seeks to educate consumers about cruelty-free living.
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Allied Precision Industries, Inc
manufactures specialty heating products for animals including stock tank and pond de-icers, heated pet bowls and beds, and more.
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Alternate Solutions
sells horse supplements and health care products.
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An early Christmas present: Scientists have unwrapped the reindeer genome
A new article describes the sequencing and analysis of the reindeer genome. The article provides a resource for gaining greater understanding of the processes of evolution, domestication, animal husbandry, and adaptation to extreme environments.
November 1, 2017
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Andis Uncut
clippers, trimmers, and hair dryers for personal hair care and animal grooming.
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Animal Care Equipment & Services, Inc. (ACES)
provides animal supplies to wildlife professionals, veterinarians, boarding kennel owners, animal rescue workers, and animal control workers.
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Animals & Bug Magnets
Web's Refrigerator Magnet Store: novetly magnets, custom magnets, Pets, TV Shows, Comics, Dress Up, Movies, Food and Flowers.
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Animals Animals/Earth Scenes
A Full Service Stock Photography Agency.
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Animals for Awareness
Table of Contents About Us Search Our Site Guestbook Care Sheets Rescues Scrapbook Humane Education Adopt Me how to Help Feedback Links Animals for Awareness.
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Animats - animation tools
Animation, artificial intelligence, and dynamics meet.
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Art Itself
handpainted stoneware ceramic pet dishes, treat jars, coffee mugs, and platters.
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Bacterium in a beetle makes it a leaf-eater
The specialized diet of a beetle is largely due to bacteria that live inside the insect
November 16, 2017
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Batzibelt
an automobile pet restraint.
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BC SPCA
British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
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Biologists unlock key elements behind animal kinship attachments
A baby lamb is separated from its family. Somehow, in vast herds of sheep that look virtually identical, the lost youngling locates its kin. Salmon swim out to the vast expanses of the sea and migrate back home to their precise spawning grounds with bewildering accuracy.
September 1, 2017
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Brandes Brothers Constructors, Inc
manufacturing the Primadome, a patented, geodesic dome designed to house primates.
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Brighter flexible electroluminescent film by adopting eye structure of nocturnal animals
A research team of DGIST's Intelligent Devices and Systems Research Group has developed an electroluminescent film that is four times brighter than the existing one. The research team led by Dr. Byeong-dae Choi has developed a technology which can improve the luminance of electroluminescent devices by 422% compared to the conventional ones by applying retro-reflection electrodes that adapt the principle of nocturnal animal eyes (Advanced Materials Technologies, "Highly Bright Flexible Electroluminescent Devices with Retroreflective Electrodes").
November 6, 2017
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Bunny Bytes
offers products for house rabbits.
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Canvasback Pet Supplies
offers training equipment for hunting dogs as well as general pet supplies such as grooming tools, collars, sleds, odour control, treats, and more.
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Cardinal Laboratories
making pet products since 1948.
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Central Garden & Pet
manufacturers and distributors of proprietary branded products.
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Cool lizards are better at learning socially
Bearded dragons which are incubated in colder environments are better at solving cognitive tasks as adults than incubated in warmer temperatures, according to new research. Scientists tested the social learning abilities of bearded dragons which had been incubated in either an average of 30°C or 27°C and found that those from the colder incubation environment picked up new skills faster than their hotter counterparts.
November 22, 2017
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Corton Animal Accommodations
manufacturerer of horse stables, dog kennels, cat pens and housing for various other animals.
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David Attenborough gains new species namesake
A new species of damselfly from the Cretaceous period has been named after the iconic naturalist and TV presenter Sir David Attenborough.
August 16, 2017
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Decoded genome may help Mojave Desert tortoise win race to survive
Researchers may have a new tool to help conserve the Mojave Desert tortoise -- an iconic desert reptile in the Southwestern US For the first time, they have decoded the animal's genome and expect their findings to help direct conservation efforts in the future. This tortoise species is currently listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act and is facing serious threats to its survival.
May 31, 2017
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Delta Society
Health Benefits of Animals, Therapy Animals, and Service.
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Desert Animals & Wildlife Index - DesertUSA
Lots of links to DesertUSA's many informative pages about desert animals and wildlife, includes color photos, scientific names and articles.
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DLTK's Animal Crafts for Kids
Free printable templates for children's animal crafts suitable for preschool, kindergarten and gradeschool kids.
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Dolphins Beat Humans, Chimps at ...
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the brightest mammal of them all?
January 10, 2018
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Drs. Foster and Smith
catalog with large assortment of pet supplies.
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Early warning system for deadly amphibian pathogen
Environmental DNA is a new technology that detects telltale bits of genetic material that living creatures shed into their environment. Scientists demonstrate for the first time that it can be used to detect the presence of a deadly pathogen before it wipes out populations of amphibians.
March 12, 2018
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Electronic Pest Control
We provide Electronic Pest Control Products Which utilize Electromagnetic, Ionic and Ultrasonic Pest Control Technology and Integrated Pest Management solutions for Household Pest Control designed to drive pests out.
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Endangered Animals
A unique educational experience for students from KG - 12.
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Ferret Store
variety of supplies for the domesticated ferret.
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For other Living Things
offers toys, supplies, and gift items that are critter-friendly, people-friendly, and earth-friendly for rabbits, dogs, cats, birds, and small animals.
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Four Flags Over Aspen, Inc
design high quaility, innovative pet care products to simplify the pet professionals practice.
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Glo-Marr-Kenic
manufacturer/distributor of pet supplies, equine products, marine products, and private label services.
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Good Dog
offers independent consumer information for dog owners as well as articles about health, nutrition, and behavior.
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Growth and Structure of Meat Animals
Please send comments to H.J. Swatland at the Department of Animal and Poultry Science at the University of Guelph in Canada.
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Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals
developed by the American Psychological Association's Committee on Animal Research and Ethics.
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Gut microbiome influenced heavily by social circles in lemurs
Social group membership is the most important factor in structuring gut microbiome composition, even when considering shared diet, environment and kinship, according to research on lemurs.
December 6, 2017
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Happy Jack, Inc
offer health care products for dogs, cats, and horses.
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Hartz Group
provides a pet owners community with resources, articles, message boards, expert advice and tips, as well as a product showroom and more.
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Holistic Dog
For your dog's mind body & soul.
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Horse Care, Horse Grooming Supplies, Horse Supplements, Horse Watches & Gifts: HorseStaples.Com
Online shopping for equine grooming, wound care, fly control, supplements and gift items at low prices.
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Hot Diggity Dog
custom made fabric gift items, including pillows, quilts, quillos, fabric, baskets, and much more. for dogs, cats, llamas, wolves and other animals.
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How bearded dragons switch their sex
Extreme temperatures might mess with RNA from two genes
June 14, 2017
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Hugs for Homeless Animals
is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to homeless and displaced animals worldwide.
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Ideal Pet Products
makers of pet doors. Also provides covered litter box , toys and more.
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In Florida, they're fighting mosquitoes by meddling with their sex lives
Florida Keys skeeter police testing one of two opposing strategies for using bacteria to squelch Zika-spreading mosquitoes
May 8, 2017
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Introduction to the Metazoa
A collage of animals.
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J Worlds
custom built mini-habitats, designed to simulate a tropical rain forest, or dry climate environment.
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KV Vet Supply
distributors of animal health care products, tack, and equipment for the pet, equine, and livestock industries.
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Lambriar Animal Health Care
offering health care products for domestic and farm animals.
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LCA - Last Chance for Animals
Last chance for Animals is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating animal exploitation through education, investigations, legislation, and media attention.
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Nature's smallest rainbows, created by peacock spiders, may inspire new optical technology
Brightly colored Australian peacock spiders (Maratus spp.) captivate even the most arachnophobic viewers with their flamboyant courtship displays featuring diverse and intricate body colorations, patterns, and movements - all packed into miniature bodies measuring less than 5 mm in size for many species. However, these displays aren't just pretty to look at, they also inspire new ways for humans to produce color in technology.
January 2, 2018
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Northwest Seed and Pet
full service gardening and pet store.
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One Stop Equine Shop your Online Horse Source
The One Stop Equine Shop is your online horse source for all your barn, riding, and show equipment needs. we are now featuring the latest in women's fashion. Yet, above all our mission is to bring you great tack and fashion at affordable prices with great customer service.
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Ontario SPCA - Home
The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a nonprofit charitable organization committed to putting an end to animal suffering.
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Outnumbered and on others' turf, misfits sometimes thrive
Evolutionary biologists have long assumed that when an individual of a species wanders into a different environment than it is adapted to, it will be at a competitive disadvantage compared to natives of the same species which are adapted to that environment. Studying fish in Canada, scientists found the opposite.
May 31, 2017
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Over the Top Textiles
mail order products protecting automobiles and homes from pet hair and muddy paws!
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Paulmac's Pet Food
retailers of pet food and accessories.
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People Eating Tasty Animals
is in no way connected with, or endorsed by, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
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Pet Goods
manufactures and imports pet goods including beds, freeze dried treats, and stainless steel products.
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PETA
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
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PETdiscounters.com
selection of pet supplies for domestic pets.
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Petfinder Home Page
Adoptable pets from animal welfare organizations across the country.
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PetFoodDirect.com
offers premium pet foods and supplies.
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PETGUYS.com
supplies for dogs, cats, fish, and reptiles, including chews, scratchers, stain cleaners, fish feeders, collars, and more.
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PETsMART.com
Everything your pet needs. from food to flea control products. They'll love you unconditionally.
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PetSage
specializing in pet health care needs and natural products.
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PetStation
all about pets, dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, amphibians.
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Pleistocene Animals
The Midwest at 16,000 Years Ago the Pleistocene Epoch lasted from about 1.65 million until 10,000 years ago. During that time numerous types of animals inhabited the area that is now the midwestern.
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PSYETA
promotes research into the nature of the relationship between human and non-human animals.
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QC Plus Pet Products
offering food, collars and leads, toys, and more.
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Quality Cage Company
makes bird, ferret, hamster, and other small animal cages and accessories.
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RaySearch introduces micro-RayStation for research on small animals
RaySearch has launched µ-RayStation, a version of its innovative treatment planning system specially adapted for research on small animals. Now those engaged in pre-clinical research can have access to the advanced functionality of RayStation, in a system tailored to the specific needs of this field.
December 26, 2017
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Regional 'hot spot' of Borna disease discovered in upper Austria
Bornaviruses cause a lethal form of encephalitis, Borna disease, among horses and sheep. To date only a few cases were reported in Austria. Recently, four horses were afflicted in the same area of Upper Austria within just two years. Tests on local shrews, the reservoir host, confirmed the suspicion of a local viral reservoir. The study documents a rare outbreak of Borna disease in a new endemic area in Austria.
June 21, 2017
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Researchers Examine Electroreception in Early Vertebrates
Sharks, as well as a number of other living primitive fishes, have the amazing ability to detect electric fields in their surroundings.
February 15, 2018
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Researchers explore how sea urchins take up calcium to build hard spines
Some sea creatures cover themselves with hard shells and spines, while vertebrates build skeletons out of the same minerals. how do these animals get the calcium they need to build these strong mineral structures? Professors Lia Addadi and Steve Weiner of the Weizmann Institute of Science's Structural Biology Department asked this question about sea urchins, which need to extract quite a few calcium ions from sea water to build their spines. the answer surprised them, and it could change the way scientists think about the process of biomineralization.
April 6, 2017
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Respond Systems
manufactures the Respond 2400 low level laser and Bio Pulse pulsing magnetic field therapy systems for soft tissue injury and arthritic like conditions.
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Revival Animal Health
specializes in cat, dog, horse, and small animal supplies. Including supplements, books, food, and much more.
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RSPCA Australia Home Page
The official Web Site of the RSPCA in Australia, the peak animal welfare organisation in Australia.
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Sea scorpions: the original sea monster
Sea scorpions used serrated tail spine to dispatch their prey, researchers suggest
April 18, 2017
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Senproco, Inc
pet care products for professional groomers or pet owners.
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Social environment has sizable impact on health of mice
Healing and anxiety are influenced by the genetics of social partners
January 25, 2017
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Spider silk genes used in... venom gland?
Spider genome reveals new genes and proteins involved in silk production.
May 4, 2017
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Stuffed Animals
baby clothes, baby gifts, infant clothes, infant clothing, children's clothes, children's clothing, toddler clothes, toddler clothing, halloween costumes, christmas dresses, easter dresses.
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That Pet Place
offers pet supplies and a mail order catalog.
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The Animal Rights FAQ
The Animal Rights FAQ.
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The incredible journey of the first African tortoise that arrived in Europe
About 95 million years ago, a river turtle adapted to marine environments and made an extraordinary migration from the ancient continent of Gondwana, which grouped what is now Africa and South America, to Laurasia, the Northern continental mass of which Europe, Asia and North America were part. Its remains, found in the town of Algora in Guadalajara (Spain) and in Portugal, are the evidence of the first known dispersal event of a turtle from Gondwana.
December 18, 2017
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The Robert Potter League for Animals
The Potter League for Animals is a private non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of animals.
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theBigZoo.com
offers research, photos, and videos of many animals. Also includes educational books.
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There are more mammal species than we thought
A recent study highlights that over 1,000 new species of mammals have been described globally during the last dozen years, a finding that contradicts the notion that our mammalian relatives are well known. This rate of species discovery is driven by advances in DNA analysis methods and field exploration. This new listing of all living mammal species is publicly accessible in the Mammal Diversity Database.
February 6, 2018
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Tomlinson's
supply store for dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, and more.
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UPCO
offers animal products, supplies and supplements.
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Vendian Animals
What was life like 560 million years ago? the Vendian marks the first appearance of a group of large fossils collectively known as the "Vendian biota" or "Ediacara fauna."
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Veterinarian's Best, Inc
designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes all-natural, veterinarian-developed pet care products.
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Vine Herbal Products
offering herbal products for horses and dogs.
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Vivaria Projects
retailer of custom-made vivariums, poison arrow frogs (dendrobatids), mantella's, amphibians, bromeliads, and more.
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Misc. - W

We need to stop letting our pets get fat
Our animals are increasingly obese, but we can help them get healthy.
January 8, 2018
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Wholistic Pet, The
provides holistic pet supplies. Products include food, bedding, and supplements.
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Why animals diversified on Earth: Cancer research provides clues
Can tumors teach us about animal evolution on Earth? Researchers believe so and now present a novel hypothesis of why animal diversity increased dramatically on Earth about half a billion years ago. A biological innovation may have been key.
January 18, 2018
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Monkey

Human Cold Virus Killed Chimpanzees
Five healthy chimpanzees in Uganda that died following a mysterious respiratory disease outbreak in 2013 were actually killed by a common human cold virus, scientists now say.
December 27, 2017
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Penn researchers find evidence of new malaria species in wild bonobos
Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Reasoning that previous studies may have missed infected bonobo populations, a team led by Beatrice Hahn, MD, a professor of Microbiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, conducted a more extensive survey, increasing both the number and places they sampled wild bonobo populations.
November 21, 2017
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Wallflower center pack baboons find place
Baboons consider best access to both food and safety
May 17, 2017
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What's Warping The Faces Of Monkeys In Uganda?
A plague of concave faces, missing nostrils, and cleft lips
August 25, 2017
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Mosquitoes

A mosquito's secret weapon: a light touch and strong wings
High-speed cameras catch stealthy aerodynamic maneuvers of blood-laden mosquitoes
October 19, 2017
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Genetic changes help mosquitoes to develop pesticide resistance
For decades, chemical pesticides have been the most important way of controlling insects like the Anopheles mosquito species that spreads malaria to humans. Unfortunately, the bugs have fought back, evolving genetic shields to protect themselves and their offspring from future attacks.
January 4, 2018
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Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks
Study shows how intensive pesticide use is driving mosquito evolution at the genetic level
January 2, 2018
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Genetically engineered bacteria--spread by mosquito sex--could spell the end of malaria
Scientists spent ten years developing the special bug.
September 29, 2017
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Mosquitoes fatally attracted to deadly, sweet-smelling potion
Mosquitoes have a sweet tooth, relying on plant nectar to survive. Exploiting this weakness, scientists have developed an environmentally friendly eradication method whereby the pests gorge themselves on insecticides laced with a concoction that mimics the sweet-smelling scents and aromas that they find irresistible. It could bolster efforts to suppress malaria, Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.
August 23, 2017
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Octopi

Octopi Invade Wales
Countless octopi have been storming the beaches of wales over the past few days, which scientists suspect may be the result of (surprise, surprise) climate change.
October 31, 2017
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Why octopuses are building small "cities" off the coast of Australia
Divers found octopuses building structures out of shells, socializing with neighbors.
September 27, 2017
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Why this adorable hatching octopus suddenly turned purple
It's camouflage, baby
February 8, 2018
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Penguins

Spying on penguins is as simple as taping a camera to their backs
Smile, you're on penguin-cam
August 18, 2017
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Time-lapse cameras provide a unique peek at penguins' winter behavior
Not even the most intrepid researcher wants to spend winter in Antarctica, so how can you learn what penguins are doing during those cold, dark months? Simple: Leave behind some cameras.
April 19, 2017
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Volcanic ash and ancient poop reveal penguins' tragic history
Eruptions might be responsible for shrinking penguin populations.
April 11, 2017
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Rhino

Natural disasters pose grave threat to planet's last Javan rhinos
Study urges establishment of secure populations of critically endangered species
May 10, 2017
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Seals

Eyes in the sky reveal extent of gray seal recovery
Seals once hunted nearly to extinction making a comeback off the East Coast
June 14, 2017
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Shopping

Dog Collars
Hundreds of dog collars and designer dog collars for any size dog or pet. Choose from an absolutely huge selection at discount and wholesale prices. the best place to do for Dog collars.
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Equestrian Shop in UK - Equestrian Clothing in Sussex - Horse Riding Equipment
Horse riding equipment such as horse saddles, horse bandages, horse bridles, horse riding boots, horse riding shirts, body protectors, riding wear, riding equipment and other saddle accessories provided by Dragonflysaddlery. Also we have our equestrian shop in Australia, equestrian shop in America,equestrian shop in Europe.
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Old Dog Treats and Rawhide
Valuable resources and information for all dog owners, especially those with older dogs. we take pride in offering a website that is truly fun and beneficial for all dog owners and for dogs of all ages.
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Video DVD Live Action Production Equestrian Live Event Coverage
Dark Horse video/DVD/live action production company with many years' TV broadcast experience producing quality, affordable broadcast-standard programmes on DVD and VHS.
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Shark

Could underwater gadgets tell us why baby sharks hang out at LA beaches?
Camera tags and autonomous underwater drones give scientists a window into white sharks' secret lives
July 27, 2017
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Endangered sharks, rays further threatened by global food markets
Using DNA barcoding technology, University of Guelph researchers discover a majority of the shark fins and manta gills sold around the world are from endangered species.
August 25, 2017
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Scientists track sharks by picking up DNA fragments from the sea
Traces of DNA in the sea can be used to monitor shark populations, marine ecologists have shown. Current methods of baiting, hooking and filming sharks, rays and other large fish are invasive and costly and require teams of scientists spending much time at sea, they say.
December 4, 2017
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Shark scavenging behavior helps scientists identify marks on human bones
Shark feeding habits are helping scientists identify marks on human bones found in the ocean.
July 19, 2017
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Sorry Twitter, this Greenland shark is not actually full of pee
Twitter can be a wasteland of heart-wrenching breaking news, trolls, and poorly placed promoted content -- but then there are the metal cats and the random factoids, like this viral Twitter thread about Greenland sharks that threw the Verge newsroom into a frenzy today.
August 31, 2017
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Tasmanian Devils

Not survival of the fittest for Tasmanian devils
Fit and healthy Tasmanian devils are being taken down by deadly facial tumors that are attacking the 'best' animals in the population, according to novel research.
May 11, 2017
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Stem cell research provides hope for tasmanian devils with a deadly, transmissible cancer
Using stem cell therapy, researchers have taken the first step toward developing an effective treatment for devil facial tumor disease (DFTD), which is decimating Tasmanian devils in the wild.
February 8, 2018
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Turtles

CDC investigating rare Salmonella outbreak across 13 states--linked to turtles
So far, the agency has found 37 cases and 16 hospitalizations but no deaths.
August 30, 2017
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Eleanor the sea turtle swam through a tropical storm and survived
She can teach scientists a lot about how ocean animals deal with extreme weather.
November 7, 2017
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Whales

Assessing noise in Southern California whale habitat
A new study assessing the underwater soundscape off Southern California found that blue, fin and humpback whales experience a range of acoustic environments, including noise from shipping traffic as well as quieter areas within a national marine sanctuary.
April 11, 2017
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Big brains come with big social groups in whales and dolphins
Do social pressures cause the evolution of big brains? The debate is ongoing.
October 20, 2017
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Humpback whale blow microbiome described
Drone collected samples provide new tool for health monitoring
October 10, 2017
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Lessons from whale population collapse could help future species at risk
There were warning signs that populations of commercially harvested whales were heading for global collapse up to 40 years before the event, a study of historic whaling records has revealed.
June 22, 2017
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Scientists eavesdrop on little-known beaked whales to learn how deeply they dive
Scientists have reported the first dive depths for Gervais' and True's beaked whales, two of the least known beaked whale species known as mesoplodonts. The study is also the first to use a towed linear hydrophone array to document dive depths for beaked whales, and researchers say it's a promising method to obtain dive depths for other beaked whale species.
October 11, 2017
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Scientists use drone to sample whale breath and snot
To study the microbiome of humpback whales
October 13, 2017
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