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Boston Herald
Shepherded to safetyMassachusetts Society for the Protection of Animals is looking for new owners w
Shepherded to safety
Boston Herald / Posted 15 minutes ago
Massachusetts Society for the Protection of Animals is looking for new owners who have some experience in raising Alpine, Pygmy and Angora goats, already have farm animals of their own or are willing to adopt more than one at a time. “They do... Read more
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Boston Herald
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
Boston Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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FOX News
Massachusetts rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Massachusetts rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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9h
KPLC Lake Charles
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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9h
Boston Globe
There are 46 goats that need new homes at the MSPCAliving situations,” according to the MSPCA. The diversity of the herd is also
There are 46 goats that need new homes at the MSPCA
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
living situations,” according to the MSPCA. The diversity of the herd is also unique — a collection of Alpine, Angora, and Pygmy mixes that range from pregnant females, to nursing babies (kids), to adults over 5 years old. Many of the goats tested... Read more
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9h
Lowell Sun
MSCPA-Nevins animal rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goatsnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give the animals new h
MSCPA-Nevins animal rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give the animals new homes. The goats, an assortment of Alpine, Pygmy and Angora mixes, were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some are... Read more
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9h
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks public's help
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts rescue farm overwhelmed with goats; animals need new homesnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Massachusetts rescue farm overwhelmed with goats; animals need new homes
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn’t handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
KOB 4 Albuquerque
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
Salon.com
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public’s helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public’s help
Salon.com / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn’t handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
WFTV 9 Orlando
Massachusetts animal rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goatsnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Massachusetts animal rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
FOX Carolina
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
FOX Carolina / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
KX TV North Dakota
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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10h
ABC 6 Providence
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's helpnearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes.
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 hours ago
nearly 50 goats and is asking people to step forward and give them new homes. The goats are an assortment of alpine, pygmy and angora mixes. They were voluntarily turned over by an owner in Montague who couldn't handle the growing herd. Some... Read more
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12h
Boston Globe
MSCPA seeks homes for flood of goatsto settle the goats into temporary living quarters,” the MSPCA said. Many of t
MSCPA seeks homes for flood of goats
Boston Globe / Posted 12 hours ago
to settle the goats into temporary living quarters,” the MSPCA said. Many of the goats, which are “an assembly of Alpine, Pygmy and Angora mixes,” are pregnant females, and there are 10 nursing kids younger than six months old. Most of the goats... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Inside Gir Lion Lodge at London Zoo, where guests are guaranteed a really wild timethem up close in an uncrowded setting without feeling rushed. When we interacte
Inside Gir Lion Lodge at London Zoo, where guests are guaranteed a really wild time
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
them up close in an uncrowded setting without feeling rushed. When we interacted with one of the zoo’s notoriously shy pygmy hippos, there was plenty of room for our group of around six couples to stand right next to his enclosure in enthralled... Read more
14h
Adelaide Now
What a ‘happy-potomus’ day for Obitreat as early as Tuesday. Picture: Tricia Watkinson ADELAIDE Zoo will be swim
What a ‘happy-potomus’ day for Obi
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 hours ago
treat as early as Tuesday. Picture: Tricia Watkinson ADELAIDE Zoo will be swimming with birthday cheer today, as Obi the pygmy hippopotamus celebrates turning one. The newest member of the Adelaide Zoo family arrived in Adelaide from Melbourne... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
2nd Shift Brewing moving to The HillST. LOUIS - 2nd Shift Brewing is moving to The Hill. The brewery, known for be
2nd Shift Brewing moving to The Hill
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 16 hours ago
ST. LOUIS - 2nd Shift Brewing is moving to The Hill. The brewery, known for beers like Cat Spit Stout and Albino Pygmy Puma, has been located in New Haven, Missouri, since 2009. Co-owners Libby and Steve Crider have announced plans to relocate to a... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Circus visit causing dispute over animal caretimely and accurate information on her health and well-being to the consulting
Circus visit causing dispute over animal care
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted yesterday
timely and accurate information on her health and well-being to the consulting veterinarian in charge of her care.A female pygmy hippo was noted to be losing weight in May of 2014. The consulting veterinarian in charge of her care was contacted and... Read more
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Bay Weekly
To the Rescuegray, harp and hooded seals; Kemp’s ridley, green and loggerhead sea turtles; r
To the Rescue
Bay Weekly / Posted yesterday
gray, harp and hooded seals; Kemp’s ridley, green and loggerhead sea turtles; rough-toothed dolphins; a harbor porpoise; a pygmy sperm whale; and a manatee. An injured harbor seal from Fort Story, Virginia, was the first patient admitted to the... Read more
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Londonist
A First Look At London Zoo's Overnight Lodgesthe animals are the reason we're here and there are plenty on the pre-dinner wa
A First Look At London Zoo's Overnight Lodges
Londonist / Posted yesterday
the animals are the reason we're here and there are plenty on the pre-dinner walk around the zoo. It's dinner time at the pygmy hippo enclosure, while the usually docile warthogs and hunting dogs are wide awake in the twilight hours — we're even... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forestbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forest
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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WA Today
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forestbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forest
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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The Age
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forestbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forest
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forestbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forest
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forestbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Logging to begin in last remaining European primeval forest
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans loggingbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans loggingbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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Salon.com
Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans loggingbecome food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among t
Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
become food for birds, while hollow dying trunks create nesting spaces. Among those who rely on the dead spruces are the pygmy owl, the smallest owl species in Europe, and the three-toed woodpecker, which has a precarious existence in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Settle in, this could get uglyIt says it will continue to keep borders secure. And it reckons leadership inst
Settle in, this could get ugly
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
It says it will continue to keep borders secure. And it reckons leadership instability is history. Oh, I missed the (pygmy) elephant in the room. The triggers for this double dissolution election are two measures to make unions more... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish breeder of pygmy hedgehogs ‘struggles with demand’ African pygmy hedgehogs are becoming popular pets. Hedgehogs are best known a
Scottish breeder of pygmy hedgehogs ‘struggles with demand’
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
African pygmy hedgehogs are becoming popular pets. Hedgehogs are best known as shy, nocturnal creatures which snuffle around garden at night. But the Scottish Society for the Protection of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Which ski resort is right for you?there are other options. Stillwell Lodge is a commercial lodge with a restaura
Which ski resort is right for you?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
there are other options. Stillwell Lodge is a commercial lodge with a restaurant and bar, while Southern Alps Lodge and Pygmy Possum Lodge offer self-catering accommodation. The grand Kosciuszko Chalet Hotel, built in 1930, has a restaurant,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Which ski resort is right for you?there are other options. Stillwell Lodge is a commercial lodge with a restaura
Which ski resort is right for you?
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
there are other options. Stillwell Lodge is a commercial lodge with a restaurant and bar, while Southern Alps Lodge and Pygmy Possum Lodge offer self-catering accommodation. The grand Kosciuszko Chalet Hotel, built in 1930, has a restaurant,... Read more
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Perth Now
Which ski resort is right for you?there are other options. Stillwell Lodge is a commercial lodge with a restaura
Which ski resort is right for you?
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
there are other options. Stillwell Lodge is a commercial lodge with a restaurant and bar, while Southern Alps Lodge and Pygmy Possum Lodge offer self-catering accommodation. The grand Kosciuszko Chalet Hotel, built in 1930, has a restaurant,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New York parks using goats as chemical-free weed control alternativehas arranged a wine and cheese reception so the public can formally meet the go
New York parks using goats as chemical-free weed control alternative
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
has arranged a wine and cheese reception so the public can formally meet the goats, which range from Nubian to Angora and Pygmy breeds. Tickets have already sold out. While the press photographers jockey for space with toddlers, the goats seem... Read more
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Al.com
E.O. Wilson, on Alabama as the center of American biodiversity and becoming a scientific rock starthis hobby yourself. (Laughter) All you need is a broom handle and a sack. This
E.O. Wilson, on Alabama as the center of American biodiversity and becoming a scientific rock star
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
this hobby yourself. (Laughter) All you need is a broom handle and a sack. This is for poisonous snakes, and we had lots. Pygmy rattlers and so on. What you do is you come on the snake, and you push down on its neck with the stick and hold it.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A beginner’s guide to muck divingsand. Such exotica make a rogue’s gallery for underwater photographers. Other
A beginner’s guide to muck diving
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
sand. Such exotica make a rogue’s gallery for underwater photographers. Other prized sightings, as Humble observes, are pygmy seahorses, blue-ringed octopus and nudibranchs – psychedelic sea slugs that can be polka-dotted, zebra-striped or... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Pima County approved for Section 10 permit from US Fish and Wildlifea Section 10 permit from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, something it has bee
Pima County approved for Section 10 permit from US Fish and Wildlife
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 days ago
a Section 10 permit from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, something it has been hoping for since its 1997 battles over the pygmy owl. At that time, there were no standards for how property would be set aside to protect endangered species, which... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
TV presenter raises awareness through elephant orphanage filmOrangutan Appeal UK (OAUK) to rehabilitate and release orphaned orangutans in t
TV presenter raises awareness through elephant orphanage film
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
Orangutan Appeal UK (OAUK) to rehabilitate and release orphaned orangutans in the jungles of Borneo. After learning that pygmy elephants faced similar threats from loss of habitat and conflict with man, he agreed to make another film on behalf of... Read more
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TribLIVE
PSU student from New Florence earns prestigious honor for impact on agriculture“For 50 cents a mile, I'll deliver everywhere,” she said. “I bag it up in old f
PSU student from New Florence earns prestigious honor for impact on agriculture
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
“For 50 cents a mile, I'll deliver everywhere,” she said. “I bag it up in old feed sacks.” Henderson also is raising 10 pygmy goats, which are suitable for pets, and hopes to develop them into a milking herd. She looks to Melanie Ribblet, a... Read more
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Al.com
Hermaphrodites, fire worms, and slippery you know whats.. you never know what you'll meet on a muck diveinto their holes, meaty claws clutched angrily to their chests, surprised to fi
Hermaphrodites, fire worms, and slippery you know whats.. you never know what you'll meet on a muck dive
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
into their holes, meaty claws clutched angrily to their chests, surprised to find us in the gloom. We saw a pair of pygmy sea bass, little brown and red fish with glowing green eyes. They were paired up and mating next to a rock at the... Read more
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New York Post
Meet the eight goats cleaning up Prospect Parkwith short ears who likes to eat breath mints. Rounding out the group is Skittl
Meet the eight goats cleaning up Prospect Park
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
with short ears who likes to eat breath mints. Rounding out the group is Skittles, a male Alpine goat, and Reese, a female pygmy. “I chose different breeds that would be visually interesting and represent the breeds that we have,” says Anna. The... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Oregon Zoo's efforts show signs of life for endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbitsEight years after the world's last known Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit died, ther
Oregon Zoo's efforts show signs of life for endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 12 days ago
Eight years after the world's last known Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit died, there is hope for the population of a hybrid breed. Bryn, the end of a lineage of kitten-sized rabbits in eastern Washington, was one of 16 rabbits brought to breeding sites... Read more
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The Barnsley Chronicle
Pot House Hamlet adopts Shropshire lambadoptive ‘mum’ and hamlet owner Tom Horsfield. It comes just over a year after
Pot House Hamlet adopts Shropshire lamb
The Barnsley Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
adoptive ‘mum’ and hamlet owner Tom Horsfield. It comes just over a year after the centre had to step in to rear orphaned pygmy goat Benji, who has now become a minor celebrity due to press coverage. At four weeks old, Nancy needs regular bottle... Read more
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express
QUEEN of the swingers: Female gorilla sex witnessed for first time by primate expertsis not available they try to entice another female to mate with them.” Another
QUEEN of the swingers: Female gorilla sex witnessed for first time by primate experts
express / Posted 12 days ago
is not available they try to entice another female to mate with them.” Another African primate, the bonobo - formerly the pygmy chimpanzee - is known to engage in homosexual acts, behaviour that is believed to enhance social cohesion and reduce... Read more
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FOX News
MIT lecture: 'Is Islamophobia Accelerating Global Warming?'matter itself, and satirically proposed examining whether anti-Semitism is resp
MIT lecture: 'Is Islamophobia Accelerating Global Warming?'
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
matter itself, and satirically proposed examining whether anti-Semitism is responsible for the rapid disappearance of the pygmy hippo. Several commenters on Twitter made sure to note they were not linking to spoof newspaper The Onion. Then there... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Diving for the weird and wonderful in the Philippineswith the same darker pink bumps, its tail wrapped around one of the coral branc
Diving for the weird and wonderful in the Philippines
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
with the same darker pink bumps, its tail wrapped around one of the coral branches, anchoring it to its hiding place: a pygmy seahorse, the first I had ever seen. The coast off Anda, on the Philippine island of Bohol, is one of the best places... Read more
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