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10 Surprising Things You Probably Don't Know About Snails

A snail is not exactly the sort of animal that you think of as a pet unless it is moseying around the walls of your aquarium. However there are a lot of people out there who have found joy, love, and even cuddles through adopting large mollusks as pets. Believe it or not the gentle vegetarians actually like to be held and pet much like dogs and cats -- it just seems a little creepier.

Leatherback Sea Turtles "Tell Time" Through Their Skulls

Leatherback sea turtles are the largest turtles on earth and the fourth largest reptile right behind three species of crocodilians. They migrate between feeding grounds and nesting areas. It has been a mystery to scientists and researchers for years as to how they know just when to make the change. Now it appears that an area on the crown of their heads may be the key.

Music Composed Just For Dogs? Yes!

In a bid for a new way for people to help soothe their anxious dogs, DogTV asked Grammy-winning musician Andrew Dost of the rock band fun. to come up with a psychoacoustic piece of music. The resulting unnamed piece, created just for dogs, premiered on the network earlier this year. It made headlines around the world.

Seals And Sea Lions Linked To Tuberculosis In Humans

The lives of humans and animals have long been heavily intertwined -- even to the diseases we suffer from. We now know to keep an eye on animals like pigs and chickens in certain parts of the world for upcoming strains of influenza. Evidence has now arisen that shows that tuberculosis originally came to the Americas by way of seals and sea lions.

The Kitten And The Macaque: A Love Story

No one ever said that humans had to be the only primates to adopt kittens to raise as their own. While apes in captivity have been given kittens to help comfort them and provide them with love, one wild macaque on the island of Bali has found love by adopting a kitten without human intervention. And the kitten is happy too.

Could 'Be Kind to Animals Or I'll Kill You' Ever Be A Fashion Statement?

Well, them’s the fighting words Morrissey (aka Moz), controversial singer and former frontman for the ‘Smiths’ has emblazoned on garb he’s hawking on his new online shop. At the eCommerce site called the “Mporium,” you’ll find T-shirts labeled with the offensive and threatening warning, “BE KIND TO ANIMALS OR I'LL KILL YOU."

The Poltical Cover-Up Of The Death Of Staten Island Chuck

There have been many political cover-ups in the history of this country but few have centered around the fate of a groundhog. Last February 2, Groundhog's Day, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was on hand at the Staten Island Zoo to lead the holiday festivities as the popular groundhog, Staten Island Chuck, was brought out to check for his shadow. The mayor accidentally dropped the furry rodent during the ceremony.

Her Name Is Olivia Poop & She’s A Fixer!

The Pet Collective has done it again. Their hilarious recent video parody was just released and appropriately timed to debut just one day prior to the first episode of the fourth season of the smash TV hit show, Scandal to air September 25.

Pets To Receive Animal Cruelty Protection, In Wake Of NFL Cases

While violence against women and children have occupied the headlines of late date, due to the firestorm ignited by NFL player Ray Rice against his wife, less has been reported about the changes to the current status of animal protection. But good news -  this week, according to CatChannel.com, crimes against animals will receive the same treatment as major offenses such as murder, assault and arson.

The Story Of A Noble Camper

Once upon a time there was a small Viszla puppy born as the runt of a championship litter. Because he was the runt he did not measure up to being champion material. He waited patiently as his litter mates all found good homes, but it didn't look as though his turn was coming. Then one day his human dad showed up, took him home, and named him Noble. It was an adoption made in heaven.


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