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Dogs Can Tell When You're Lying And Will Ignore You Because Of It, New Study Finds

Dogs Can Tell When You're Lying And Will Ignore You Because Of It, New Study Finds

18 hours ago   |   iHeart Dogs

The scientific research is in: dogs can actually tell when you're lying - and will even ignore you because of it. In a recent study by Austrian researcher Ludwig Huber, 260...
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The Healthy Hound Newsletter 68

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 68

18 hours ago   |   iHeart Dogs

In This Issue ● Urinary Tract Infections ● Lumps & Bumps ● Brain Damage At Routine Vet Visit ● Do Dogs Understand Speech? ● Dangerous Dog Food ● Canine Sun Protection Recent...
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Mast Landing Brewing Company: Pantless Thunder Goose Double India Pale Ale

Mast Landing Brewing Company: Pantless Thunder Goose Double India Pale Ale

3 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

The Guinness toucan is easily the most iconic bird mascot in beer history, but the storied Dublin brewery also boasted an ostrich and a pelican in its colorful, avian...
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Spotting My Florida Birds on their Maine Breeding Grounds

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. During a chilly Florida day a few months ago, I drove thirty minutes outside of Tallahassee to a co-worker's...
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The Cat's Sense of Taste

The Cat's Sense of Taste

5 days ago   |   Cats International

Compared to humans, the cat's sense of taste is weak. We have 9,000 taste buds, while they have only 473. They make up for this deficiency with a superior sense of smell. The...
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The Amazing Feline Tongue

The Amazing Feline Tongue

5 days ago   |   Cats International

Cats drink by converting their long tongues into spoons. The tip of the tongue is curled backward to create a hollow shape that acts like the bowl of a spoon. The cat actually...
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Feline Teeth / Brush Your Cat's Teeth

Feline Teeth / Brush Your Cat's Teeth

5 days ago   |   Cats International

Feline Teeth: The adult cat has 30 teeth: 12 incisors, 4 canines, 10 premolars and 4 molars. The large, curved, pointed canines are important for stabbing and clasping while...
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The Cat's View of Territory

The Cat's View of Territory

5 days ago   |   Cats International

Cats are territorial animals. In the wild, a cat establishes an area where it sleeps and eats-its home base-and where it hunts and mates-its home range. The territory radiates...
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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

5 days ago   |   Ornithology

A little anatomy today. In Chicago when I was a kid of about 10, I was sitting on my home's front porch when a parakeet landed on my head, obviously an escapee. A tame and...
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Guilty-Looking Pit Bull Makes Mess Of House In Adorably Hilarious Video

Guilty-Looking Pit Bull Makes Mess Of House In Adorably Hilarious Video

6 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

The whole house was in shambles. But how could you be mad at such a sweet face? After Saba the pit bull was left home alone, her mom came home to find quite the mess. Saba...
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Taking Action for Bison

Taking Action for Bison

July is National Bison Month, and there are many ways you can participate and take action on behalf of this iconic species. This special month may be coming to a close, but... Read more ...

Responsible Water Recreation

Responsible Water Recreation

Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes for good reason- our glistening lakes and rolling rivers are second to none! And Minnesotans certainly know how to get outside... Read more ...

Remembering Min, the Red Panda

Remembering Min, the Red Panda

It's with heavy hearts that we report Min, our 10-year-old red panda, died late last week. This is a difficult loss; Min was a favorite of guests and staff at the Zoo. Min... Read more ...

Grouse in PA, Grouse in Costa Rica

Grouse in PA, Grouse in Costa Rica

Grouse are the chickens we would love to lay eyes on. “Gamebirds” to some, cool, cryptic understory birds to the birding people, grouse crouch protected as unfettered winds... Read more ...

Tufts veterinary school takes part in nationwide mammal survey

Tufts veterinary school takes part in nationwide mammal survey

Research assistant professor Chris Whittier spoke with The Grafton News about the school's wildlife camera traps and working on Snapshot USA's mammal survey. Read more ...

There's a Vaccine for Lyme Disease. So Why Can't We Get It?

There's a Vaccine for Lyme Disease. So Why Can't We Get It?

Professor Sam Telford spoke with New York Magazine about ticks and Lyme Disease. Read more ...

Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Professor Jonathan Runstadler is quoted in The New York Times on the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission between humans and pets. Read more ...

31 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

31 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

“My dad's two dogs expelled from dog daycare due to forming a ‘dog gang.'” Read more ...

Thankful for Our Keepers on National Zookeeper Week

Thankful for Our Keepers on National Zookeeper Week

Blog Home National Zookeeper Week 2021 July 23, 2021 As it is every year, National Zookeeper Week is dedicated to sharing the passion and devotion of keepers to the world! The... Read more ...

Dog Stays By Man's Body For Hours After He Passes Away

Dog Stays By Man's Body For Hours After He Passes Away

“Dogs, I think, might be more important than principles,” author Kevin Hearne writes in his 2018 book, Scourged. “They provide love and loyalty when you need them the... Read more ...