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Posted November 20, 2016 by M Dee Dubroff

During time out, the New York Knicks, backed by the organizations Hoops For Troops and Paws of War, surprised a happy veteran with a service dog  for which he had been waiting more than 18 months.

Posted November 19, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

A baby monkey in Jiangxi Province, China, is demonstrating a strong instinct for survival. After being separated from its parents it found a farm with a herd of goats to be its home. It then adopted one particular goat to be its surrogate mother or "nanny." The nanny goat graciously allows the monkey riding privileges as she goes about her day of foraging for food. At night the monkey sleeps with the goats in the barn.

Posted November 19, 2016 by Ron Callari

Remember the dinosaurs? Probably not . . . since it’s been 65 million years since they roamed the planet. An extinction event (also known as a mass extinction or biological crisis) is a widespread and rapid decrease in the biodiversity on Earth. When it happens, it occurs at an uneven rate. Based on fossil records, the rate of extinctions on Earth is about two to five species of animals every million years. Estimates of the number of major mass extinctions in the last 540 million years indicate there has been as many as five since the dawn of time.

Posted November 18, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

If you've never heard of Mickey Mouse then you've either been living under a rock or on another planet for the last 90 years. Mickey, the mouse with the most, is celebrating his 88th birthday today. It was back in 1928 that America's favorite mouse made his debut in theaters in the cartoon "Steamboat Willie." This has led to one of the longest and most successful rodent careers in show business history.

Posted November 16, 2016 by Ron Callari

Comfort animals are a sub-category of service animals that assist their masters with disabilities. According to the American with Disabilities Act , service animals are individually trained animals that specialize in certain forms of assistance. This form of aid includes guide dogs for the blind, hearing dogs for deaf, mobility animals that can pull wheelchairs and alert animals that protect pet owners should a bodily seizure occur.

Posted November 15, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Stray cats and dogs are a fairly (and sadly) common thing.  So that rarely makes news. However, on November 1st a stray, injured alpaca came to the attention of the Boulder County Sheriff's Department in Colorado. The animal was found on Indian Lookout Road in the town of Lyons. She has been named LC for having been found in Lyons Crest and is now recuperating at a horse rescue in Longmont.

Posted November 15, 2016 by Creature Features

A trio of grazing cows in New Zealand found themselves stranded on a tiny pasture plateau after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake collapsed much of their meadow.

Posted November 14, 2016 by Ron Callari

Vietnam, the war-torn country of the 60s is back in the news fighting a modern-day battle. This time it’s a humanitarian effort to bust-up the illegal wildlife trafficking of rhinoceros and elephant ivory. Estimated at $7 million dollars on the black market, horns and tusks were seized and set on fire to send an emphatic signal to poachers that this practice is no longer to be tolerated.