Month: July 2021

(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Dogs do plenty of cute things, but there are few behaviors more adorable than the head tilt. I make plenty of strange noises around my pups just to see if they’ll tilt their heads to the side in a quizzical look of confusion. Sometimes new toys and games can get dogs to
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Rangers, forest guards, warriors, scouts, field enforcement officers—the titles they serve under are many, but these brave women and men share a common purpose: protecting wildlife and wild landscapes around the world. Many of the animals they protect—like elephants, rhinos, and saiga antelopes—are among the most widely targeted by poachers and the illegal wildlife trade.
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Give your cat a one-of-a-kind drinking experience with Cat Taps. These fountains turn found objects into unique, functional works of art. Repurposed ceramic pieces curated from around the world are cleverly paired to create striking designs with a variety of themes and styles. You’ll find everything from an exquisite pottery bowl from Italy to a
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Everyone knows how much cats love to sleep. While they’re descendants of the king of the jungle, these low-maintenance pets have become extremely regal at resting. But any animal which sleeps as much as cats must offset all of their inactivity with plenty of regular exercise. Unfortunately, running around your house is never enough exercise
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Nevada wildlife officials are considering a ban on coyote-killing contests, which have been outlawed in several other states. In question is whether the competitions are acceptable wildlife conservation measures or brutal examples of cruelty to animals. Emotions run high on both sides of the issue. The rules of a coyote-killing contest are simple: kill as
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The Savannah has a captivating exotic look. Individuals are sleek and tall with a golden to orange, black-spotted and striped velvety coat. They have a triangular shaped head with large, high set ears. Their weight can vary from approximately 8 to 25 lbs., often depending on the percentage of Serval in the line. Physical attributes
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It’s the holidays so get snapping! This social media category in the RSPCA’s Young Photographer Awards challenges 13-18s to upload animal photos to their Instagram feeds Young people on Instagram are being challenged to post their favourite animal snaps this summer for the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2021. The RSPCA’s Instagram photo category is now
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A regular meditation practice is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. I can’t imagine not starting my day with a brief meditation anymore than I can imagine not starting it with a cup of coffee. I love my morning routine: get up, feed Allegra, sit down with my first cup of coffee
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In 2021, the deer population in the United Kingdom has exploded. With the pandemic, deer hunting decreased and the market for venison reduced thanks to pandemic-induced restaurant closures. Now experts are debating a cull of the deer, the New York Times reported. Scientists note that deer are decimating plant life that other species eat. “Heavy browsing
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Summer is upon us, and so are my cat’s weird ideas for filling up the time. This has to be the last time I ask Stella what she wants to do this summer. Hey Stella, do you want to do anything special this summer? Let’s go to the beach! Not this again, Stella. What do
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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) recently shared alarming news about the unprecedented conditions on the Colorado River and I’ll attempt to explain their complicated projections. Reclamation, the agency that oversees federal water management across 17 western states, publishes some pretty wonky information, even to those of us who regularly interface with this agency and
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