Month: February 2021

The experimental fencing had gone up to keep the rabbits out, but the ground inside the conservation area at Yathong in central New South Wales had still been nibbled and munched bare. “It was completely denuded,” says Prof Mike Letnic. “It was like a moonscape.” The culprit? Australia’s most ubiquitous marsupial: the kangaroo. ‘Like a moonscape’:
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All parents out there would want their pets to be healthy and happy all times. One way to achieve this goal is to make sure that the pet gets the required nutrition from whatever they eat. Some pets do not like certain foods, or they may have allergies to some foods. Moreover, some pets may
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Lawmakers are taking a stand against harming kangaroos! Salud Carbajal, D-Calif., and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., two United States representatives, introduced the Kangaroo Protection Act in February. The act would ban the sale of kangaroo body parts. Nike, Adidas, Puma, and other companies trade in kangaroo skins to manufacture soccer shoes and cleats. Second to the
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Scientists have identified a new species of whale—and they say it’s already endangered. LiveScience reports that in January 2019, the body of a whale washed ashore in the Florida Everglades. Scientists initially thought the whale was a subspecies of the Bryde’s whale called Rice’s whale. Bryde’s—pronounced “broodus”—is a baleen whale species in the same category
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Monkeys are highly intelligent, emotionally developed, and social creatures. While having a pet with these traits may seem fun, keeping primates as pets causes them severe emotional and psychological distress. Due to primates’ need for social interaction with their own species as well as a large amount of space to move around in, domestic settings
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