American Beaver (Castor canadensis)

American Beaver

The American Beaver (Castor canadensis) is a large semi-aquatic rodent native to Canada, much of the United States, parts of northern Mexico, and the most southern province of Argentina, Tierra del Fuego. American Beaver (Castor canadensis) »»

Hamster facts

Hamsters are mammals that fall into the class of rodents ie same family group as mice, rats. Rodent actually means "to gnaw" in Latin – so you can have a pretty good idea what hamsters are inclined to do. Rodents (hamsters included) all have incisor teeth which grow throughout their lives.

Here are some interesting questions and answers about these furry pocket pals, the hamster. Hamster facts »»

My Wolf Dog: Ewokta

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MY WOLF DOG EWOKTA

Ewokta is 75% gray wolf and 25% german shepherd. He is a F1 (one generation removed from a full wolf ancestor) mid-content wolfdog. My Wolf Dog: Ewokta »»

Wolf dog in southern Oregon needs home

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Gracie is a wolf dog at a shelter in southern Oregon. They are looking for a home in Oregon or California due to transportation issues.

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Little was known about the mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) until almost 1900

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The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) is the single North American representative of a widespread group of goat-like ungulates. Little was known about the mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) until almost 1900 »»

bison roam freely on the range

A century after the American Bison Society, organized in 1905 when only a few hundred buffalo remained, began working to save the species from extinction, bison are an environmental success story. Numbers are up to about 400,000 across North America, mostly on private ranches. bison roam freely on the range »»

New Legislation Introduced to Protect Wild Horses

U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) introduced legislation today that would protect the wild horses roaming our public lands from certain slaughter. New Legislation Introduced to Protect Wild Horses »»

Two sentenced for violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

On January 31, Mylon L. Stockton, 36, of Noblesville, Indiana, was ordered to pay a total of $90,000 for violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Stockton’s co-defendant, Mark A. Borinsky, 39, of North Port, Florida, has been fined $10,000 after pleading guilty to a similar offense. Both defendants were placed on probation for one year after being sentenced by U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore in Tampa, Florida. Two sentenced for violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act »»

Things you should never feed your dog

Things you should never feed your dog

Unfortunately, there are a number of household items which we tend to take for granted that are potentially very dangerous to your dog's health. It is especially important to be aware of this because as you know, dogs are essentially scavengers and will often eat just about anything they can sink their fangs into.

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Why Does My Pet Eat Grass?

Are you concerned when your dog or cat eats grass, then throws up afterwards? You’ll probably feel relieved to know that pets eat grass because their bodies need it. Why Does My Pet Eat Grass? »»

Is Your Dog malnourished?

Dr. Jane states that the maximum life span of dogs is estimated to be between 25 to 30 years, but the average dog often lives no longer than 13 to 14 years. And she says that this difference is caused primarily by inadequate nourishment. Is your dog malnourished? Is Your Dog malnourished? »»

Captive hornbill breeding project

Hornbills are large distinctive tropical birds, found only in the African and Asian continents.

These are the only birds that have a two-lobed kidney and the only ones in which the first two vertebrae (the axis and atlas) are fused together. Captive hornbill breeding project »»