Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween at the Zoo

What do gorillas, hippos, meerkats, bears, baboons and vultures have in common? Apparently, they are all fans of pumpkins. Check out the video from cbs.com      

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Weekend Reader

Rift in Paradise November’s National Geographic features an article about Africa’s Albertine Rift.  This       920-mile-long geographic crease filled with forests, mountains, savannas, lakes and wetlands is home to gorillas, okapi, hippos, lions, dozens of rare bird and fish species and many other … Continue reading

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Does Your Cat Do That?

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That Darn Cat

Simon’s Cat is the main character in a series of animated short films by British artist and animator Simon Tofield. Currently, Simon has 16 films featuring his cat involved in all sorts of cattish antics. To view the films and … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

   Revisit a classic this weekend. Black Beauty broke new literary ground by telling the story from the horse’s point of view. Anna Sewell, the author, stated that she wrote the book “to induce kindness, sympathy, and an understanding treatment … Continue reading

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Bringing Nature Indoors

  Our own Heather Lewis has written another article for ImproMed’s latest newsletter. This time she tackles ways to bring the outdoors indoors through daylighting, choosing the right windows, increasing the amount of outdoor air you bring in and using … Continue reading

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Filling out Pet Adoption Forms? There’s an App For That.

Shelter and veterinary staff know – making it easier for people to adopt an animal or bring them in for care means they will be more willing to do it. And making it easier for the staff to process forms … Continue reading

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