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Why Do Animals’ Pupils Have Different Shapes? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do animals’ pupils have different shapes?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little odd but again it beats answering those questions about some of your more personal peccadilloes. We thought a “Fur ...

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Report: Animals Get Sexually Transmitted Diseases Just Like Humans


Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) have been on the rise over the years, and present a great deal of concern for citizens of the world. However, it isn’t just humans that have to worry about it. As it turns out, many ...

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Florida Zoo Owners Charged With Drowning, Shooting Animals

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Federal officials filed a complaint accusing the owners of a Florida zoo for failing to properly kill for their animals, including euthanizing them by shooting and drowning them. The charged filed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture say the 50-acre ...

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Funeral Homes Utilize Furry Companions For Mourners

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Sandy Del Duca was mourning the loss of her father when Lulu, a curly-haired golden doodle, came running down the stairs at the Ballard-Durand funeral home. Del Duca thought Lulu was simply one of the pets of Matthew Fiorillo, funeral ...

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Diver Defies All Odds By Befriending Giant Great White Shark

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They had the odds stacked against them, but a Mexican diver and a giant great white shark became friends – and there is proof to show this. Shark expert Mauricio Hoyos Padilla can be seen giving a high five to ...

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A Monkey Takes Care Of Puppies In Adorable Viral Video [Video]

A Monkey Takes Care Of Puppies In Adorable Viral Video [Video]

Turns out monkeys are more similar to humans than we might have thought. This particular Capuchin monkey pets his new puppies the way any human owner would. It’s just far more adorable when a monkey does it. This viral video ...

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FDA Approves Recently Manufactured Anthrax Drug

New Anthrax Drug Approved by FDA

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FDA (United States Food and Drug Administration) has decided to grant permit to commercialize a new but supposedly effective drug that has the ability to treat the problem of inhalation anthrax. The drug anthrasil was granted permission to be used ...

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A Miniature Dachshund In Ohio Has Lost More Than 75% Body Weight

Dennis, a miniature dachshund, lost more than 75% of his body weight.

A dachshund from Ohio has lost more than 75% of his body weight after being put on a diet and fitness regime by his new owner. Brooke Burton adopted him two years ago from a relative who fed the dog nothing but ...

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Study: False Memories ‘May Be Widespread’ In Animal Kingdom

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What was once just believed to be a trait in humans is now being thought to be widespread throughout the entire animal kingdom: creating false memories. Researchers at Queen Mary University in London have shown for the first time that ...

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Up to 69 Rare Amur Leopards Accounted For, Doubling Their Population

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The world’s rarest cat is making its coming by twofold. The critically endangered Amur leopard, which is indigenous to southeastern Russia and parts of northeastern China, has doubled in population since 2007, according to a new report by the World ...

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