News tagged with exotic animals

40 pythons found in Canadian hotel

Little more than a week after a giant python crushed two young Canadian boys to death, police have recovered 40 of the snakes from a hotel room.

dateAug 17, 2013 in Ecology
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Hare-raising therapy helps bunny stay mobile

At NC State, underwater treadmills aren't just for humans undergoing physical therapy. They're also proving useful for treating hares – as in rabbits – suffering from degenerative illnesses.

dateJul 24, 2013 in Other
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Exotic manure is sure to lure the dung connoisseur

Although the preference of dung beetles for specific types and conditions of dung has been given substantial attention, little has been done to investigate their preference for dung from exotic mammals found on game farms ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Ecology
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Brucellosis pathogen persists in Botswana buffalo

The term "bush meat" conjures up images of exotic animals hunted by men in traditional dress using handmade weapons. But in reality, bush meat is a lot closer to our North American venison, quail, and pheasant ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Ecology
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US police kill escaped lions, tigers and bears

Police in the US state of Ohio shot dead dozens of lions, tigers, bears and wolves in a frantic hunt after the owner of an exotic farm freed the dangerous animals and then killed himself.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Ecology
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