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The Buzz On A Beekeeping Dog

There are many kinds of working dogs in this world. We tend to think of them as helping herd cows and sheep, sniffing out drugs along the border, or even being parachuted into Osama Bin Laden's compound. One of the lesser known dog jobs is that of beekeeper -- or more exactly, a beekeeping assistant. A dog, like any other beekeeper, needs the proper gear to prevent being stung.

Learning About Obamacare: Hundreds Of New Animal-Related Diagnostic Codes

Like Nancy Pelosi once said about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as “Obamacare,” “… we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it.” Looks like the massive bill has US citizens covered for a wide range of animal associated injuries…

Product Review – Animal Replica Toys by Safari Ltd

Who wouldn’t want their own lobby gorilla, bedroom bison or office penguin? If you’re looking for some special animal home décor, or the perfect gift for the nature fans in your life, then look no further than the huge range of goodies offered by my pals at Safari ltd! 

'Flight Of The Bumblebees' Cancelled Due To Weather & Maintenance Disruption [Videos]

Composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera, The Tale of Tsar Salton (circa 1899-1900), the "Flight of the Bumblebee" is one of the most recognizable orchestral pieces to stand the test of time. Unfortunately, that haunting refrain just might outlive our bee population, leading many to wonder if the demise of the bee is a case of the "canary in the mineshaft?"

Trivial Tuesday: Christmas Animals You May Not Know About

Everyone is familiar with the animals in the stable with the baby Jesus, the sheep with the shepherds, the camels transporting the Wise Men, Santa and his reindeer, and even the Grinch and his dog Max. However, there are other animals that figure into Christmas -- here are just a few.

A Meadow in the Bronx

WildMetro, a conservation group dedicated to preserving and enhancing natural areas in urban environments, is battling invasive plants, saplings that want to be shade trees and vandals in an effort to maintain a beautiful meadow in the Bronx. 

Oh, The French! Their Bees Are Producing Blue & Green Honey

Nom, nom.  Ooh, la la!  C'est magnifique!  Well, maybe not, according to the French bee farmers whose bees got into some M&M colored syrup and produced blue and green honey....


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