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Pablo Picasso: The Story Of An Artists’ Dogs

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Noble: Norwegian Forest cat

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Bulldogs are one of the most popular dog breeds in the US—in fact, they’re #4. With a personality that’s calm, courageous, and friendly, it’s not hard to see why people fall head over heels for this breed. From English to French, it might be said that bulldogs are having a moment. Everyone from Lady Gaga and …

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Having a dog or cat in the house releases oxytocin, a hormone associated with lower blood pressure and cholesterol. There’s nothing like that dopey, drooley face when you walk in the door. Most Americans have pets, and you find yourself saying things like, “How’s my little puppy wuppy,” or “You’re my little kitty cuddle.” They seem kinda …

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Check out this video of the Golden Retriever Skipper. Clearly this owner has the right amount of trust in his dog, letting him steer the wheel and having some fun while doing so. Apart from that, we can all agree that the dog is nailing his job and should be awarded the Best Canine Skipper …

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Baleen whales are known to be some of the largest animals on Earth, and the bowhead whale is no exception. These whales are on average 50 feet long and weigh 60-80 tons. Rows of vertical baleen, or comb-like teeth that help the bowhead strain huge volumes of water to capture food, are the largest of …

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According to Canadian researchers, tick populations have grown 10 times over in the past two decades within Canada. Ticks can cause many diseases such as Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Bartonellosis, Hepatozoonosis. The tick population is projected to get worse. Researchers estimate that if you draw a line marking tick territory across Canada, that line moves 45 km farther …

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Forest elephants are an elusive subspecies of African elephants and inhabit the densely wooded rainforests of west and central Africa. Their preference for dense forest habitat prohibits traditional counting methods such as visual identification. Their population is usually estimated through “dung counts”—an analysis on the ground of the density and distribution of the feces. Forest …

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The cutest thing to take the internet by storm this year is The Snoot Challenge. Everyone knows that their pet’s nose is the cutest — and often the wettest — thing on the planet. It is something worthy of framing. Right now pet noses, particularly dogs, framed by their owners’ fingers are going viral in …

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An eel is a snake-like fish with a slender elongated body and poorly developed fins, proverbial for its slipperiness. There are over 800 different species of eel. The term “eel” originally referred to the European eel, and the name of the genus means “European-eel-shaped.” Eels can live for 70 years or more – depending on the specie though most species of eel don’t live for more than 30 …

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Cat communication signals Cats are loving, affectionate pets, but they can also be one of the hardest animals to read when it comes to interpreting their moods and body language, particularly when you consider the dog, who is virtually an open book by comparison! However, cats use a whole range of different communication signals, both when …

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As we hear more and more frequent news on violence throughout the world the first thought that springs in our minds is what is happening in the parts of the world where there is constant battle and who are the brave men and women that are protecting our freedom. However, rarely do we think of …

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