Sea anemone protein may hold cure for hearing loss in mammals

Some conditions like hearing loss have gone untreated for centuries. Victims of this gradually accept the disability has no treatment available to reverse hearing loss. As technology in the medical science field advances and research is shared, scientists have discovered that a sea anemone protein…

What is an Okapi?

Okapia Johnstoni, or simply Okapi, is a mammal seen in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa. It was only discovered in 1901 in the Ituri Rainforest. Its outward appearance can make you think it is a kind of zebra because of its striking stripes, but the Okapi is related to the giraffe.…

Vets in Congo protect Virunga gorillas

Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project field vets make regular health and wellness checks on habituated gorilla teams in Rwanda, Uganda, and also the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in partnership with park rangers, guides, patrols, keeping an eye on representatives, and scientists from numerous…

Why are puppies dew claws removed shortly after birth?

A dew claw is the term for a dog's extra thumb and toe nail. It is located at a higher position than the rest of the dog's nails, at the inner edge of its paw. Dew claws hang from the foot of the dog and are practically of no use to the creature. In fact, if left to grow, it can actually…

The Chengdu Panda Breeding

Chengdu Panda breeding takes place in the Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu. The pandas are considered a national treasure and beloved by all. The population of the Chengdu Panda is under 2,000; therefore, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding has been created to ensure…

Five endangered animals

Animals are helpless when they are met with a situation such as deforestation. Nearly 100 species become extinct on a daily basis because of such activity. This year alone, close to 38 million acres of land is being planned for deforestation! This article focuses of the five most endangered animals…

Wildlife after Chernobyl

The memory of the nuclear catastrophe that happened at Chernobyl continues to haunt the minds of the citizens of Ukraine every single day. What seemed to be a human error caused an explosion in a nuclear reactor. The result was a huge amount of radioactive material was released in the air and…

Importance of cleaning a litterbox for your cat

Whether you have one cat or multiple, maintaining proper hygiene is very important, especially when it comes to their litterbox. No excuses. Cleaning it regularly is important to keep your cat healthy. Litter clumps, if not removed daily, will dry out and become a holding ground for bacteria. When…

World's BIggest Elephant

Why People Keep Pet Animals?

Keep Pets but eat animals! This is how the current world is running. We wake up in the morning and take our dog on its routine walk and show our love for it with our sincere care and in the next moment have bacon for breakfast. We need to understand this thing that pet or wild, animals too have life…

Why the American Wild Horse is an Endangered Species

The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently rejected petitions by conservationists to list the American wild horse as an endangered species to accord it greater protection. The agency refused listing on the grounds that they believe the wild horse isn't sufficiently unique as compared to domestic…

Irrawaddy Dolphins

We all love dolphins because of their amazing and loving nature. It seems like they are very similar to us, so that’s why there’s a mutual love and respect. Now we will write about an exotic type of dolphins and it is called Irrawaddy dolphin. If you take a look at them you would notice…

Most Popular Extinct Animals

The extinction of the animals because of human interference, is another major problem to the list of human worries and concern in these days. The days have come when we will have to build another ‘Ark of Noah’, but this time as a museum, as per the rate with which some species animals…

What is a Hispaniolan Solenodon

Hispaniolan solenodon has various other names like Haitian solenodon, Dominican solenodon or agouta. The scientific name of the creature is Solenodon paradoxus. This solenodon is found in the Hispaniola area covering the areas shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The animal looks almost like…

How are Animals Important in the Biosphere?

It is about time we realize that animals are the natural resources that play as much an important role in maintaining the natures’ ecological balance, sustaining the well and controlled functioning of the Biosphere and in maintaining the balance in the wildlife, with the increasing…

Moving Can be Stressful for Your Cat

If you decided to move to another house or apartment, and you have a cat, you must know that this can be stressful for your pet. Cats treat your home as their home territory. Changing it can be very distressing. The moving process is the first step where you must pay a lot of attention. Confine your…

Most Dangerous and the Ferocious Dog on Earth

Pit bull is the regular name for a sort of DOG. Formal breeds frequently considered of the pit bull sort, including very common breed like American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire terrier and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Pit bulls were made by crossing bulldogs and terriers together to…

What dog Years Really Mean

House pets are important for many people. They are not just animals, they are members of a family. Because of this, many pet owners are trying to understand the dog years and translate them into our years. Also, they are trying to provide the best care for their dogs and extend their lifespan.…

Health Hazards For Your Pet During Summer

During the summer, we and our pets are happier. We often believe that everything is great and that there is no reason to be concerned. Actually, the summer is even more dangerous time of a year for your pet than winter. During the summer, your pet spends a lot of time outside, so this is a reason to…

Small and Beautiful Pet

Rabbits are little vertebrates discovered normally in Europe, South Africa, Sumatra and Japan. Rabbits are likewise regularly found in the desert areas of the Middle East where the rabbits occupy most of the green parts of the desert where they can find the enough water to survive. Rabbits are…

The Most Intelligent Animal In The World.

Human beings think that they are the most intelligent creature in the world but such is not the case; there are some animals, who, could be considered as intelligent as the human beings. And one among the all the animals that are there in the animal kingdom, the monkey is the most intelligent. Under…

Court Appoints A Monitor On Apple’s E-Book Case

A federal court has just appointed a new monitor on Apple Inc.’s e-Book antitrust litigation case. In its Thursday opinion, the Circuit Court of Appeal, which is based in New York City, noted in its Thursday’s opinion that: “This appeal touches upon the scope of a district…

Highland Cattle: A Brief Note

The highland cattle are a special type of cattle, which has a hairy body. They have long horns and their origin is Western Isles and Highlands of Scotland. Their wavy coats make them unique in appearance. The color varies from black, red, brindled, yellow, dun and many more varieties. These cattle…

The story of Fluffy Angora Rabbits

The Angora rabbit is furry animal, which has been domesticated for their soft and long wool. They other angora animals of this same nature that has been domesticated are the Angora goat and cat. These animals originated from Ankara, currently Turkey and then had eventually spread out in Europe and…

Horse - The best racing animal

Horses are advanced more than 50 million years from little numerous toed creatures to the huge excellent, single-toed stallions of today. The present day steed has been tamed far and wide for some reasons including transportation and fight. Horses have a tendency to live for around 30 years, and the…

Camel - The ship of Deserts

The Camel is an expansive hoofed creature usually found in the Middle east and hot deserts of NA (North America). Thought to have been initially tamed by local individuals over 5,000 years prior, these tough creatures have demonstrated key to the survival of people in these ranges as they are not…

The Indian Elephant Dominates The Scene When It Comes To Size And Might

The Indian elephant is not found only in India. It can be seen in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Laos, Burma, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. The animal found itself in the good books of the humans by virtue of the services it delivers in the avenue of transportation of goods and people…

Emus Lay 20 Eggs In One Go, But The Male Emu Loses A Lot More Weight While He Sits On Them

If you keep the ostrich in oblivion, the emu becomes the largest bird in the world. Emus are to be found only in Australia, but they are found all over Australia. Emus are known to keep a close tab on what lies around them. They don't prefer living in dense forests or even in densely populated…

Donkeys Are Quite Loyal And Faithful Animals Used As Beasts Of Burden

The number of donkeys in the world is believed to be around 44 million. Quite a part of this, some 11 million, are found in China. This is merely a rough estimate as the real number might be quite high. Donkeys are used by man to bear heavy articles across distances and places. Their use as…

Crocodiles Rule The Waters With Their Strong Bodies And Thick Armour

Crocodiles are typical large-sized aquatic reptiles found in Africa, Asia, Americas and Australia. Several species of crocodiles have been pushed to the verge of extinction thanks to rampant hunting of crocodiles for their hides. Crocodiles are quite similar to alligators when it comes to looks and…

The Holy Cow Just Became Holier When You Realized Its Importance

Cows are raised in farms and farmhouses all over the world for their milk, meat and leather. The cow is even worshipped as a god in India. There is a controversial debate on banning cow-slaughter in India. On an average, there are about 1.5 million cows in the world. Most of them are owned by…

Barn Owls Have A Remarkable Power Of Sight And Hearing Which Helps In Hunting Prey

Barn owls are found virtually everywhere in the world except for the poles and deserts. But the weather conditions in the southern hemisphere are the ideal for the barn owl, where they have a good population. Barn owls are animals who typically like to rest during the day. They venture into the…

Baboons Live On The Ground, But They Also Spend A Lot Of Time Dancing In The Branches Of Trees

Baboons live in Africa and Arabia. Only five species are known to exist. Male members of the species are among the largest monkeys in the world. They typically weigh between 33 to 82 pounds or 15 to 37 kilograms. They are found in semi-arid habitats like the savannas, although quite a few live in…

You Have To Be An Alligator To Live Without A Passport In America And China

There are two species of alligators known in the world--- the American alligators and the Chinese alligators. Several other species of alligators thrived in the world, but they are all driven to extinction. American and Chinese alligators differ in terms of their size and weight. The Chinese…

Do Make Way For An Elephant For He Is The Biggest Mammal On Earth

An elephant is certainly not a nice animal to tame, it can be quite expensive to bear an elephant's lifestyle. An elephant's lifestyle typically consists of a lot of grass and green leaves. But their huge size demands a huge consumption. They are known to follow the tracks of fellow…

Warm-blooded fish found

Move over, warm-blooded creatures and winged animals, and make space for a fish called the opah in the warm-blooded club. Specialists said in the diary Science on Thursday that this deepwater occupant is the first fish known not completely warm-blooded, circling warmed blood all through its body,…

Poaching

Exotic animals are beautiful in nature. They capture the eye and ignite the imaginations of humans all around the globe. Unfortunately, they also attract the eye of people who want to make a profit, collect trophies or just love hunting. Poaching is still a big problem in the world. Entire species…

Tallest animal on the planet- The Giraffe

The African continent is known for its rich natural resources and virgin forests. The continent has been blessed with variety of flora and fauna, which attracts people from world over. The giraffe is one of those species which are only indigenous to the Africa. It is one animal that has demand from…

Getting To Know About The Star-Nosed Moles

While you are looking for some of the strangest animals found all over the world, you will be surprised to know about the star nosed moles. As the name implies, these are easily identified with the eleven pairs of fleshy and pink appendages that hand from their snouts. These noses are used as touch…

How to easily remove pet hair

Animals are the best antidote to loneliness. There are hundreds of pros to getting a pet but people usually come across a big downside; the hair they leave all over your stuff and house. If you’re not happy with the idea of buying a hairless cat or a snake, you can learn to clean your…

Why Train A Dog?

It is a very general and obvious question which may come to anyone’s mind that why a dog should be trained. The very first and the most important thing to be kept in mind is that you should not consider a dog in training to be just your pet. A lot of people own birds, cats, dogs, etc. But you…

Service Dogs: How Can I Get My Dog Certified

As per the guidelines of ADA ( Americans with Disabilities Act) which was amended in March in 2011, any dog which is trained individually for assisting a disabled handled in the day to day activities can qualify as a Service Dog that the handler can take to public places where the dogs re generally…

Interesting facts about animals

Animals are best friends. It is a big pleasure just looking at them. Although, many people believe that there isn’t anything interesting about them, the truth is that they have many ‘’secrets.’’ Some of them are funny, some are worrying, but all facts are interesting.…

Trying to defeat superbug infections

The White House has been trying to find a method to fight the spreading issue of antibiotic resistance after some reports of death caused by a new, superbug disease. U.S. hospitals have registered a lot of deaths this year, on account of infections from carbpenem-resistant Enterobacteriacea, known…

Elephants are the Empathetic Beings

Have you ever heard of an elephant crying? Yes they do cry this strong beautiful creation is one of the most emotional, caring and sensitive of all animals. Elephants are the largest land animals in the world. They live about seventy years and their brain is 3 4 times larger than that of human…

Pandas are not lonely creatures

The new research has revealed shocking insight about the Pandas. The species is considered as lonely but the scientists observed that they are more social and sometimes flirt with fellow pandas. Mammalogy, a science journal published this study by the researchers Vanessa Hull from the Michigan State…

Wild Animal Sanctuary prepares to welcome 33 new lions

33 lions which were earlier this year captured and rescued by Peruvian authorities from a number of illegal circuses in Peru will be taken in by the Wild Animal Sanctuary which has been working day and night to ensure that the arrival of the 33 wild animals will go down with no incidence whatsoever.…

Animals' Behavior

Learning Behavior: Learning in creatures has been essentially clarified by behaviorists who considered that creature learning could be clarified with the standards of molding or affiliation. In this way a pooch figures out how to salivate when he sees his holder leaving the kitchen with a specific…

How animals react to winter

As autumn wipes its leaves on its way out, the weather begins to get colder and even humans change behavior by staying in more and consuming aliments gathered all year long or just paying more visits to the grocery store. Through all this process, you may wonder how animals resist to the sudden…

First steps of training a dog

Starting with the first years of our lives, we learn how to communicate with each other, the first milestone being making a friend of our own. We all know it’s truly important to create relationships with the others surrounding us, but what about a person’s best friend? Training a dog is…

Best animal Shows

While television has a very wide range of shows that are aired every day, there are a few channels that air shows on animals. From wildlife to domestic pets, these shows have very innovative takes when it comes to animal life. Here are a few shows that are an amazing watch:- 1) Pit Bulls and…

The Strangest Looking Dog Breeds In The World

Canine friends have been the greatest companions of human race for thousands of years now, and if you thought you knew enough of the dogs, some of the breeds may just surprise you. Check these top strange breeds of dogs. Chinese Crested A hairless dog! Yes, that’s probably what sums up Chinese…

Polar bear

Polar bears live in the Arctic Circle. They are large bears, males weights around 350-700kg, and 2-3 m in length, females are 50% smaller. Polar bears evolved for life in these tough conditions. They can endure extremely low temperatures and long periods without food. Every polar bear is born on the…

Naked Mole Rat

The Naked mole rat is also known as desert mole rat or sand puppy. It is a rodent native to the parts of East Africa. This animal can live in a harsh underground environment. Average individuals are 8-10cm long and weight 30-35g. Queens are much larger, up to 50g. They are well equipped for…

Aye-aye

We believe that we know everything about our planet, this the Earth is 100% explored and that there are no secrets anymore. Actually, we don’t know a thing. There are still parts of the planet where people haven’t researched, and doesn’t know what is there. The best examples are…

5 WEIRDEST ANIMALS IN THE WORLD

It goes without saying that our world has some very weird animals and in this article I have picked the 5 weirdest animals in the world and boy was it hard to do that there are just so many of them. Angora rabbit Originating from Ankara and usually bred for its long hair the Angora rabbit is the…

Useful Ways of Caring for House Pets

Do you have a cat or a dog at home? Then you need to take adequate care of it to make sure that it has a long life. Caring for a pet is something that requires a lot of diligence and dedication. To know more about how you can do this, you need to keep some crucial points in mind. Take your Pet for a…

Top Three Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Animal in 2015

Having a pet is like boasting of a forgiving and loving companion for years to come. If you have long thinking of buying a dog, make time to visit a shelter this year, to find the needy pets for adoption. Check these real reasons why adopting from shelters is worth it. Saving a happy soul Shelter…

German Shepherds

German Shepherd is a relatively new breed of dog, its origin is dated to 1899. It is developed for herding sheep’s, but because high intelligence, obedience and strength, today this dog is used across the world by police and the army, and even acting. Police and military are using this dog in…

Fun Tips To Deal With Puppy Teething

The early days of your pooch can be reasonably troublesome for both of you. Puppies, no matter which breed, tend to lose their teeth between the age of three to nine months. Quite likely, you will have to deal with torn shoes and clothes, damaged furniture, chewed up wires and much more. Here are…

How to Make a Good Pet Purchase

Having a pet can be a wonderful experience and the proliferation of pet shops has only made the acquisition of pets a lot easier than what it used to be. To make a good purchase of a pet however, there are some crucial points that need to be kept in mind. Buy only from a Dealer who is of a Good…

Best Ways to Look After a Pet Dog

There can be nothing better than having a pet dog at home that will come at greet you when you return home after a hard day’s. On your part however, you need to make sure that you look after your dog in an adequate manner. Unless you do so, your pet will not be able to enjoy a long life. To…

Overview of African Elephants

Animals are multi - cellular, eukaryotic organisms belonging to the kingdom Animalia. With the passage of time, the animal body has evolved essentially to cope up with the changing environment. If you consider the size here, elephants are the forerunner. Amongst all the African elephants, belonging…

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