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The six spotted fishing spider fishes for its dinner

Most people, when they think of spiders, think of webs, Halloween, and catching flies. But there are a lot of different types of spiders with different habitats than trees and different habits than wrapping flies in silk. 808 more words

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A Clip Here, a Snip There: World Spay Day Is February 24

February is National Spay / Neuter Month, and today is World Spay Day!

We’ve called this “The Year of the Clipping and Snipping” for our neighborhood strays and abandoned cats… Having recently relocated to a large city, we were immediately struck with the number of roaming hungry mouths, right outside our door. 830 more words


Quarter horse – the American breed

Americans are a very practical people. After all, they left their home countries with all the amenities to live in a raw land where they had to do everything themselves. 877 more words

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the Picasso Triggerfish

Triggerfish get their name from a dorsal spine which normally lies flat on the top of their bodies. When they are alarmed or aggressive this fin pops up and looks like a trigger on an upside-down revolver. 1,049 more words

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Florida Week for the Animals Returns for a 7th Year

Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission — to be of service to them wherever they require it.  798 more words


Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is a Favorite Place of Mzondi Lungu

If you seek the place where you can see the big five rulers of the animal kingdom on the Black continent – the lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhinoceros, Masai Mara is certainly the right choice! 112 more words

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The elusive oarfish

On October 16, 2013, CNN mentioned the discovery of an 18-foot-long, silvery fish. This fish, found fifteen feet below the surface off the southern California coast, had reddish fins and eyes the size of a half-dollar. 649 more words

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