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Birds Getting Smaller?

Birds Getting Smaller?

6 days ago   |   Ornithology

There's a thing called Bergmann's Rule. This is an ecogeographical rule that states that within a broadly distributed taxonomic group, populations and species of larger size...
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Blog Safari: Wild Visitors

Blog Safari: Wild Visitors

1 month ago   |   Phoenix Zoo   |   4 articles

Wild Visitors Home Donate Now Adopt an Animal Become a Member Zoo Wish List Wild Visitors By Sarah Skebba | Trail Experiences Coordinator When you come to the Phoenix Zoo, odds...
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Echidna-egg laying mammal-500th post!

Echidna-egg laying mammal-500th post!

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

When I realised that this weekend would be my 500th post for this website I thought I could broaden the “birding” topic to “egg-laying” topic. In Australia we have two...
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How to Keep Your Pet Hydrated when Traveling

How to Keep Your Pet Hydrated when Traveling

1 month ago   |   Pet Travel

When asked about the most important thing to do when you are traveling, experts always recommend staying hydrated. Low humidity levels in airline cabins and cargo holds can...
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How to Keep Your Pet Hydrated when Traveling

How to Keep Your Pet Hydrated when Traveling

2 monthes ago   |   Pet Travel

When asked about the most important thing to do when you are traveling, experts always recommend staying hydrated. Low humidity levels in airline cabins and cargo holds can...
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Blog Safari: No Rain? No Problem!

Blog Safari: No Rain? No Problem!

2 monthes ago   |   Phoenix Zoo

Blog Safari Home No Rain? No Problem! By Sarah Skebba | Trail Experiences Coordinator It can be a harsh world here in the Sonoran Desert, with unforgiving sun and only 3-15...
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Birding Mkuze

Birding Mkuze

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Mkuze Game Reserve is in the Eastern part of South Africa, about 5 hours away from Johannesburg, and one of the best places I have ever been to for bird photography. In...
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Your Dog's Cold Nose Can Actually Detect Heat

Your Dog's Cold Nose Can Actually Detect Heat

2 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Dog noses have long been a mystery to humans. Their noses are millions of times more sensitive than our own, but there's always been so much that we just don't know about them...
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A Wild Year at Tufts Wildlife Clinic

A Wild Year at Tufts Wildlife Clinic

2 monthes ago   |   Tufts University

The Grafton clinic saw record admissions in 2019, with owls and baby mammals keeping veterinarians and staff especially busy
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Evidence of distinct gene functional patterns in GC‐poor and GC‐rich isochores in Bos taurus

3 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Vertebrate genomes are mosaics of megabase‐size DNA segments with a fairly homogeneous base composition, called isochores. They are divided into five families...
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Officers Line Up For Police Dog's Last Ride Ever

Officers Line Up For Police Dog's Last Ride Ever

A dog police officer obviously sounds cute , but the fact is these amazing animals are valuable members of their team. Dax, a 13-year-old German Shepherd, served the Ashland... Read more ...

Puppy Has Ongoing Dispute With The Quaker Oats Man

Puppy Has Ongoing Dispute With The Quaker Oats Man

Opal the Basset Hound puppy is usually very brave. However, she's also very mischievous. She likes to explore and cause trouble. Her family had a hard time keeping her in her... Read more ...

Woman Adopts Special Needs Dogs To Honor Late German Shepherd

Woman Adopts Special Needs Dogs To Honor Late German Shepherd

Sadly, special needs dogs are often the hardest dogs to find homes for. Many dog lovers are worried that these dogs will cost them too much time and money. However, Tracy... Read more ...

Some of America's Avian Treasures

Some of America's Avian Treasures

North America is home to many amazing bird species, including several which require a special effort to see and appreciate. These birds also invite one to sites that are unique... Read more ...

Shorebird chat

Shorebird chat

Last Saturday, May 16th, it was a three tide day, so there was very little tidal movement. On our biggest tides in Broome there is almost ten metres of tidal movement. That is... Read more ...

May Warblers, Costa Rican Style

May Warblers, Costa Rican Style

May migration is legendary. It's when Biggest Week happens, in many places, the fifth month is when it gets truly warm, when we can forget about winter. For myself and surely... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Those of us in the United States are celebrating Memorial Day Weekend, normally a time to gather with friends and family for barbecues, beach outings, and other fun group... Read more ...