Monthly Archives: October 2013

Record Breaking Number Of Manatees Have Died In Florida In 2013

A record number of manatees have died in Florida in 2013 and the body count continues to climb with two more months left in the year. The death toll reached a staggering 796 just a few days from November, Florida’s … Continue reading

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Two Disabled Dogs Who Found A Home In Each Other

Eve was found freezing in a Bear Valley snow drift at just 9 weeks old. She is both completely deaf and missing an eye, and was rescued last Christmas by Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue, a nonprofit that is dedicated to rescuing … Continue reading

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News Study Shows Dogs Do See in Color

The idea that dogs only see the world in black, white and shades of gray is a common misconception. What’s true, though, is that like most mammals, dogs only have two types of color receptors (commonly called “cones”) in their eyes, unlike … Continue reading

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Sharing was Caring for Ancient Humans and Their Pups

While the tale of how man’s best friend came to be is still slowly unfolding, a recently published study in PLOS ONE may provide a little context—or justification?—for dog lovers everywhere. It turns out that even thousands of years ago, humans loved to … Continue reading

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9th Annual Florida Bat Festival

Lubee Bat Conservancy welcomes everyone to our 9th Annual Florida Bat Festival on Saturday, October 26th, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This unique event will provide a rare opportunity for the general public and wildlife lovers to visit a working research … Continue reading

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