Around midnight on May 19, 2021, a man was caught on a security camera removing a puppy from the Glynn County Animal Control facility in Georgia. Shelter manager Tiffani Hill told the Brunswick News that she believes the man is the puppy's owner: The Catahoula pup, another dog and three cats were found after firefighters … Continue reading Glynn County Burglary
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A giant river otter, not seen in Argentina since the 1980s, was caught on video by a conservationist last week in a national park. President Obama and Michelle Obama both posted loving memorials for their 12 year old dog Bo after he died of cancer this month. Contrary to numerous recent press stories, the New … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
White-rumped vulture, uncredited image via Save Vultures Veterinary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), particularly diclofenac which is used to treat cattle in some countries, are largely responsible for the extreme decline in vulture populations in South Asia in recent decades. In India and Nepal, cows are not eaten by humans due to their status as sacred … Continue reading Vultures, Pain Medications and Feral Dogs
Nutria, recognized by the US government as an invasive species (photo via USDA) The subject of non-native or invasive species covers animals (including insects, fish and any eggs produced by non-native species), plants (including their seeds), as well as bacteria and fungus and is very complex. These organisms have been introduced to non-native areas both … Continue reading Non-native Species
The reasons I haven't been blogging these last few years... probably don't interest most people. Update #2: I'd like to change the look of the blog to make it more streamlined and with currently active links. This may take me awhile to go through and I have technology challenges (old computer, dodgy internet connection and … Continue reading (Clever Title Unavailable) A few updates
With a guest appearance by Newt. Jade, alas, got scared by the neighbors shooting their guns (if I'm honest, it startled me too and I yelled out "Gee whiz!" or possibly something more sweary) so she didn't get her picture taken today. Please accept these substitutes of similar quality.