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1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

Chinese authorities find almost 100 'man-killer' scorpions in parcels sent from Germany

According to the Southern Metropolis Daily , on September 4 staff from the inspection and quarantine bureau were examining a suspicious parcel sent from Germany when they discovered 46 live scorpions inside. Five days later, a similar parcel turned up, this one containing more than 50 anthropods.


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3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Mr. Amazing is only 2.5 ...

Learning > Learning From News Weighing 11.6 ounces & only 2.5 inches tall, the 5-month-old puppy is "world's smallest Pomeranian" & only cost Paris Hilton $13,000. Weighing 11.6 ounces and only around 2.5 inches tall, the 5-month-old puppy has been called the world's smallest Pomeranian dog and only cost Paris Hilton $13,000.


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7 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Enfield rider wins world championship at competition in Kentucky

Ashlee Wheaton of Enfield holds up her trophy and ribbon from the World Championship Horse Show in Lousville, Ky., last month. - Like many freshmen university students, Ashlee Wheaton sits in her cramped room at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish and thinks about the good friends she has left behind.


Related Topix: Xavier University, Louisville, KY, Horse

10 hrs ago | KPIC

Toxic blue-green algae found in Tenmile Lakes

A health advisory is in effect for the Tenmile Lakes south of Reedsport after the Oregon Health Authority reported high levels of toxic blue-green algae in the water. The Oregon Health Authority said exposure can cause numbness, tingling and dizziness that can lead to difficulty breathing or heart problems.


Related Topix: Reedsport, OR, Guinea Pigs

13 hrs ago | This is The West Country

BRIAN May has visited Somerset before to show his opposition to the badger cull.

The Queen guitarist is a well-known opponent to the controversial culls and will be visiting Camp Badger with members of his Save Me Trust. A statement from the Trust and Mr May said: "It is fantastic that these people are out at night to patrol and take care of any wounded badgers.


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16 hrs ago |

Cowgirl Tough heads OSS for young Christoforou

Not many 12-year-olds own stakes winning horses, but given Emma Christoforou's family tree, it would be rather surprising if she didn't have an interest in horses having been around them from birth. The grade seven student from Moffat, Ontario, owns a number of Standardbreds, including Cowgirl Tough, a starter in Monday night's Ontario Sires Stakes Gold event for two-year-old pacing fillies at Mohawk.


Related Topix: Canada, Horse

21 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

News Anchor Announces He Is Dying

News Anchor Dave Benton, from Illinois, announced his prognosis for the Brain Cancer that has returned, on the air. Watch his courageous statement.


Related Topix: Illinois, Dogs, University of Georgia

Yesterday | Observer

Rabies immunization clinic in Gerry Oct. 11

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinic in Chautauqua County: TOWN OF GERRY - Oct. 11, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Town Barn, Route 60, , Gerry. Vet: Dr. Katelyn R. Miller.


Related Topix: Gerry, NY, Healthcare Law, Law, Chautauqua County, NY, Vaccinations, Health, Ferrets

Sun Sep 14, 2014


The stallion who came in from the cold

Danny B at the time of his seizure from a property on the outskirts of Christchurch,New Zealand by the SPCA. Photos: RNZSPCA Danny B was a fine American pacer who raced until he was 13, with career earnings of nearly $US500,000.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Horse

CBS Local

Pet Parade: MSPCA Angell In Centerville

A kitten, a ferret and a rabbit from MSPCA Angell in Centerville are looking for homes and visited Pet Parade at WBZ-TV's studio. Mars is an 8-week-old male kitten who was found outside with his mother, who is also at the shelter.


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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Earning The Trust Of A Dog

Then you think about the question and wonder how to tell if your dog actually does trust you. Blind Trust A pup will usually blindly trust a human who provides food, warmth and love.


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Chronicle of the Horse

Happy Accidents

It's happened a few times now. Maybe someone grabs the wrong bridle when they tack their horse up.


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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Bugs, birds and fried foods at Santa Cruz County Fair

Susanna Rose grabs a chicken from its cage at the Santa Cruz County Fair in Watsonville on Saturday. The 18-year-old Renaissance High School senior was one of several students inside the bug barn at the Santa Cruz County Fair on Saturday, helping to introduce visitors to the world of insects.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Watsonville, CA, Entomology, Hamsters, Santa Cruz, CA

Daily Kos

Books So Bad They're Good: Horsing Around

The horse in question was Mr. Ed, the year was 1964, and thanks to me having all the grace and style of a dead bristlecone pine, what should have been a pleasant evening at home for Mum, Dad, our dog Terry, and yours truly turned into a medical emergency. I'm not all that clear on the details - I was all of four, after all - but I'm fairly sure that this was one of the incidents that eventually led my long suffering mother to wail to that it was a good thing she hadn't named me "Grace."


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Aiken Standard

The cat's meow: Four-legged visitors invade North Augusta for show

Staff photo by Teddy Kulmala Macon Brownies was one of more than 130 cats to appear at the Cattyshack Cat Club cat show in North Augusta this weekend. The 20th annual Cattyshack Cat Club Championship and Household Pet Cat Show brought whiskered participants - and their owners - from all over the country to North Augusta for the weekend.


Related Topix: North Augusta, SC, Cats

Blood Horse

Keeneland September Book 1 Notebook

Weanling-to-yearling pinhooks generally fared well during the four-day Book 1 portion of Keeneland September sale despite higher initial acquisition costs. After a successful pinhooking season at this auction last year, speculators hoping to resell weanlings as yearlings in 2014 helped to push 2013 weanling prices up at the November mixed sales.


Related Topix: Horse, Agriculture, Science, Paris, KY

Lynn News

West Norfolk doggy donors join the blood hound gang at donation clinic

They say dogs are a man's best friend - but they can be pretty kind to each other as well. For 12 compassionate canines helped save the lives of other dogs when the country's only blood bank for pets made its first visit to West Norfolk.


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Unlocked has been obliterating his rivals

The powerful bay colt has simply obliterated his rivals in last four starts, beginning with his 1:50.2 victory in the $48,000 Stake here at Balmoral on July 26. He then roasted a field of eight rivals on Aug. 14 at Springfield in a lifetime best of 1:49.1 in a $52,000 State Fair Championship, his nearest competitor 9¼ lengths behind him at the wire. "I knew he was some kind of nice horse, and from the nine-hole, that Springfield effort was a huge mile," Erv acknowledged.


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There is a rose named for the famous race mare: The Black Caviar Rose

While researching the famous Black Caviar , her pregnancy and her foaling date for the article Mare-in-waiting Black Caviar is due to foal any day , this writer came across several surprising announcements about a new illustrious rose, one that is called the Black Caviar Rose . News about this cultivar was released a couple of years ago and on Sept.


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Dog breeder in court after DNA testing revealed puppies had been stolen from competitor

A dog breeder who acquired puppies stolen from a rival breeder has been dealt with at Swansea Crown Court for handling stolen dogs. A dog breeder found with puppies which had been stolen from a rival breeder and neighbour has been ordered to pay A 1,050 compensation and given a two year conditional discharge for handling stolen dogs.


Related Topix: Dogs, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, United Kingdom