Month: August 2021

CBD has just recently exploded with popularity over the past few years, but CBD is not new at all,” says Dr. Lindsay Butzer, a Zesty Paws spokes veterinarian from Boca Raton, Florida. “CBD was extracted from the hemp plant in the 1940s and was recognized as a completely different substance than the psychoactive substance we
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Two juvenile ospreys were taken from their nest on a light pole at a park in Calvert County, Md., and euthanized, causing a stir among local wildlife enthusiasts and birders. County officials said they followed all protocols and federal laws protecting birds in removing the young ospreys from the pole to replace a light fixture
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Quick Facts Weight: 11 – 14 pounds | male9 – 11 pounds | female Height: 11 – 13 inches | male9 – 10 inches | female The Look of a Pixie-Bob The Pixie-Bob has a bobcat-like face, a spotted tabby coat and a short, bobbed tail. These cats come in both shorthair and longhair versions,
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Kent, August 2021 – The Aspinall Foundation, in collaboration with Parc Safari and Imire Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, are celebrating after two cheetahs they rewilded from captivity in Canada are now hunting successfully on a Zimbabwean reserve. (photo credit: Africa Living / Sam Turley) The cheetah brothers, Kumbe and Jabari, were born at Parc Safari in Quebec, Canada, and
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Brazilian authorities point to Russian biologist Kyrill Kravchenko as an international wildlife trafficker. They had been monitoring him since 2017, after he was arrested in the Netherlands with rare wildlife from Brazil in his possession. In mid-January this year, as he tried to board a plane to Russia at São Paulo’s international airport, they intercepted
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When we think of fears and phobias, we mostly think about ourselves or dogs, but don’t leave cats out of the mix. “Cats often deal with fears or phobias very differently than we do or than dogs, so their fears and phobias often go underappreciated,” says Dr. Meghan Herron, veterinary behaviorist and a co-editor of
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Taking your cat on a short trip to the vet or on an extended family vacation? Cats can become stressed when traveling, as the new sights, sounds and smells can be frightening. An outgoing cat who loves adventures and meeting people is an ideal candidate for extended travel like a vacation. However, if car rides
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Some anti-poaching organizations are calling upon the justice system to strengthen punishment against those found guilty of rhino poaching and rhino horn trafficking. This comes after the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment recently released statistics indicating that rhino poaching incidents committed in the country within the first six months of the year have
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