A child in Idaho came down with the plague recently, according to a statement by Idaho’s Central District Health. People still catch the plague every year, usually after coming into contact with fleas that carry plague bacteria. There are a few cases every year in the US and more in […]
The single greatest source of bird and mammal deaths.
Those who study animal behaviour have long...
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[credit provider=”James Wragg/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jameswragg/4688532009/”] A report published Tuesday in Nature Communications pinning the yearly death of up to 3.7 billion birds and as many as 20.7 billion mammals in the continental United States on domestic cats, has rattled pet owners and animal rights advocates, many of whom interpreted the study as a […]
[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bendus/216825637/”] Humans think of cats as fuzzy and cute. Birds and small mammals have a vastly different perception. Domestic cats kill between 1.4 and 3.7 billion birds and between 6.9 and 20.7 billion mammals (mostly mice, shrews, rabbits, squirrels and voles) each year, according to a new study […]
[credit provider=”By David N. on Foursquare” url=”https://foursquare.com/user/12776439″] This Walmart in Monticello, New York is disgusting.Really disgusting.