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PetsLady's Pick: Cute Thirsty Raccoons Of The Day

You're right. This bird bath has a wonderful earthy bouquet, a piquant hint of algae, and some lovely notes of bird pee.

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 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.

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.

Girlhood & Animals, A Coming of Age Photo-Drama

Similar to the recent release of the full-length movie, Boyhood, Robin Schwartz’ photobook Amelia & the Animals, captures her daughter’s life from ages 3 to 14. However differing from the movie, this child is filmed over time interacting with a series of animals -- animals that most other children could only dream about engaging with.

PetsLady's Pick: Cute Kid Of The Day

Look Maaaamaaaa! Today I can climbs a mountain of straws! Tomorrow -- the dung heap!

Goat Detained For Armed Robbery

This one has got to be filed under "strange but true." A few years ago a goat was arrested on suspicion of attempted armed robbery after two men tried to steal a Toyota 323. So how did a goat get mixed up in a caper like this? It is a wild tale full of mystery and magic -- and possibly a case of mistaken identity.


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