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The industrial revolution is behind the popularity of dog breeds

The Industrial Revolution in the UK started about 1760 and ended some time between 1820 and 1840. It was an…

6 days ago

Humans eat the scrotum frog to extinction

A team of experts have joined forces to try and save the scrotum frog from becoming extinct. One of the…

6 days ago

The first wolf cub to be domesticated?

It is probably universally agreed today that the domestic dog's wild ancestor is the Asiatic wolf. They lived in the…

1 week ago

Dogfishing – an example and a warning

Dogfishing is a new word for the new age. It refers to the practice of enticing a person, usually online,…

1 week ago

Feral livestock, not feral cats, main cause of small native mammal decline in Top End, Australia

There is a fascinating write-up of a study about the declining numbers of small native mammal species, weighing up to…

1 week ago

‘Raining cats and dogs’ – origin of the saying

No doubt you will find that different people produce a different answer to this question. My research indicates that the…

1 week ago

Ghost fishing nets are death traps for specific marine wildlife

So-called "ghost nets" refers to abandoned fishing nets in large quantities on the seabed and sometimes wrapped around wrecks as…

1 week ago

China needs precious metals and will damage the environment to get them

The gold rush of the 21st-century is the mining of precious metals and minerals wherever they are found in order…

1 week ago

Shaza Morani – a celebrity in India who supports animal welfare

Shaza Morani is the daughter of India's renowned producer Karim Morani and his wife Zara Morani. Her sister, Zoa, is…

1 week ago

Shraddha Kapoor promotes animal welfare on her Instagram account

I have become an instant fan of Shraddha Kapoor. She is a wealthy, beautiful and educated Indian actress living in…

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