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Can The US Eliminate Invasive Species By Eating Them?

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Currently across America, lakes, rivers and offshore waters are teeming with invasive species; aggressive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world that eat and multiply so fast that they are starving out the indigenous fauna. Many of these invasive species are potential sources of food, raising the question – Why not control… Read more »

Adorable Bear Cub Charms The Oregon Police Taking Care Of Her

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Sometimes a simplistic tragedy can bring forth something adorable. In this case, an adorable bear cub became a charming animal in the care of Oregon police after she was brought in by a family who found her all alone. According to a report by Fox News, the 12-lb bear cub was placed in a plastic… Read more »

Petco and PetSmart Will No Longer Sell Treats Made In China

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Petco and PetSmart have vowed to stop selling treats made in China. In a recent report, the United States Food and Drug Administration revealed that thousands of pets were sickened by treats imported from China. In an effort to protect consumers, and their beloved pets, Petco and PetSmart will no longer sell treats manufactured in… Read more »

Colorado Moose Attacks Two Women, Sends Them To The Hospital

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Colorado moose attacks are rare, but obviously something Colorado residents should be aware of following a moose attack on two women who were out walking their dogs. “We were just moseying along, hiking, enjoying our hike, and then all of a sudden, I looked up and he was looking right at me,” said Jacquie Boron,… Read more »

The World’s Oldest Cat Is Revealed

The oldest cat alive.

For years cats have been making the news. The internet has hailed felines like Grumpy cat, Maru, and Lil Bub as mascots of the GIFs and Youtube videos. Cat fans have spent hours looking at videos and hearting Tumblr posts by the millions. It goes without saying that the internet is the holy grail of… Read more »

Dogs Detect Prostate Cancer With Surprising Accuracy

Dog Detect Cancer

Dogs may be able to detect prostate cancer with surprising accuracy. A study, which was presented at the 109th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association, suggests dogs can detect prostate cancer with an accuracy of 98 percent. The research was conducted using 677 volunteers, who were separated into two groups. The first group… Read more »

Monster ‘Alien’ Catfish Baffles Scientists

Monster Catfish

The unique monster “Alien” catfish has baffled scientists, who are attempting to classify the rare species. Researchers have determined that Kryptoglanis shajii are exclusive to Kerala, India. As they spend most of their time in underground pools, they are rarely seen. Scientists with Philadelphia’s Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University are studying the fish’s… Read more »

Tsunami Cat Finds Family After 3 Years Apart [Awww]

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If you’re tired of bad news this month, we’ve got a story about a tsunami, a cat, and a reunion in Japan that was three years in the making… although the report didn’t come in time for Caturday. Following a devastating tsunami, and unimaginable loss of (human and animal) life, there were some stories of… Read more »

The Houston SPCA Animal Shelter Awarded…Though They Don’t Deserve It

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The Houston SPCA was honored the Award for Excellence from the Better Business Bureau, which is a top honor given to businesses and non-profits for “service excellence”. In a report by The Examiner, Houston SPCA, who’s mission is to promote commitment to and respect for all animals and free them from suffering, abuse, and exploitation,… Read more »

Tigers’ Zoo Catwalk In Philadelphia Offers A ‘Safari-Like Experience’

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The amazing all-new tigers’ catwalk at the Philadelphia Zoo offers visitors a unique experience, as well as a never-before-seen inside look at the wonderful animals. Visitors can, of course, safely view the tigers, roaming somewhat free, in long catwalk-like passageways, The long cage-like snaking tunnels span from where the tigers sleep to an archway over… Read more »