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‘Sightings’ of extinct Tasmanian tiger prompt pursuit in Queensland

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th January 2018

Eyewitness histories of big, dog-like animals in commonwealths far north spur scientific hunt for thylacines, thought to have died out in 1936 Plausible possible sightings of a Tasmanian tiger in northern Queensland have spurred scientists to undertake a search for the species thought to have died out more than 80 years ago. The last-place thylacine […]

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To save threatened ferrets, the U.S. government plans to use a droning to spread vaccine-laden M& Ms.

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th January 2018

A black-footed ferret .Image: AP A specialized drone could be instrumental in saving an endangered species of ferret in the United States. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced plans to experimented out a program that they are able to use unmanned aerial methods( UAS) to film vaccine-covered candy into the black-footed ferret’s habitat […]

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Appear the flame: why do we enjoy chilli?

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd January 2018

Its not just about the feeling or even the sting. In this extract from his new notebook, Bob Holmes uncovers the pharmacology and psychology behind humanitys heat-seeking desire Ive been procrastinating. On my breakfast nook counter I have lined up three hot pepper: one habanero, flame-orange and lantern-shaped; one skinny little Thai chicks eye chilli; […]

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What you see in this paint says more about you than the kangaroo | Stephen Moss

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd December 2017

Whatever the swine was substantiating empathy, sexual exploitation or something else one certainty is the human compulsion to anthropomorphise It was a photograph that touched “the worlds”. An intimate likenes of a dying mom kangaroo being gently cradled by her mate, while with her last sigh she reached out to caress her innocent baby. Yet, […]

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French drug ordeal scandal: ‘dogs died in pre-clinical test’

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st December 2017

Laboratory to participate in dope experiment that left one person dead and others seriously injured says industrial privacy impedes book of earlier testing A drug that left one person dead and four others with suspected brain damage in a restrained trial had killed various pups in a previous test, it has been claimed. However, the […]

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Study depicting dropped in hound fertility may have human suggests

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th December 2017

26-year study of canine seman establishes an overall dropped in excellence, and are also welcome to molted light on birthrate changes seen in male humans Britains puppies are growing less fruitful. Researchers who have systematically analyse canine seman over a span of 26 years say that overall sperm tone has been in decline. Environmental chemicals […]

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Survey Indicates Horses Are Literally Magical And Can Read Your Mind( Sort Of)

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th December 2017

It’s no secret pups are capable of amazing behaviour. Whether emotionally or literally, dogs save lives through their intimacy and love to human beings. If you aren’t familiar with exactly how in-tune canines are with humans, they’re actually able to read your emotions.That’s right; whether you’re sensation happy or pathetic, your furry best friend can […]

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This Is The Heartbreaking Reason Why Veterinaries Don’t Require You To Buy Flat-Faced Dogs

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th December 2017

I think we can all agree that pups like French bulldogs and pugs are cute. They’re lovable, friendly, funny, and quite a few veterinaries out there really don’t want us to buy them. That resonates harsh, but the reason why isn’t because they want to rob us of friendship. As it turns out, those treasured, […]

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Here’s how peanut butter snack may save jeopardized ferrets

Published in Odd and Fun on 29th November 2017

( CNN) The government plans to use dronings and peanut butter to save an menaced swine officials once thought was extinct. New video of the collaborative( and appetizing) effort to save the black-footed ferret doesn’t nonetheless, start with North America’s rarest mammal. It starts instead, with their prey: prairie dogs.

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Labradors may be genetically ‘hard-wired’ for avarice

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th November 2017

A study of labrador DNA divulged more than a fifth of the dogs carry a genetic modification which could predispose them to food-seeking and weight gain Labrador bird-dogs are well known for being fond of their meat, but brand-new experiment indicates their greedy sort “couldve been” down to genetic mutation. Labrador retrieversare top dog in […]

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