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Monarch butterfly’s epic migration

The migration of animals or birds from one side of a continent to the other is a well-known phenomenon in nature. But in most cases it’s a specific generation that completes the whole journey from beginning to end. What makes ...

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10 cool things about the fish eagle

The African fish eagle is known around the world as a symbol of strength and is often used to show the power of a company, country or organisation. The African continent is the proud home of this majestic bird of ...

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Guinea Pigs – Part 1

Guinea pigs make great first pets and are relatively easy to look after. Before getting a guinea pig make sure that you have the time, budget and knowledge to meet all his needs. Different breeds There are many different breeds ...

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Roxy Blows chats about being pregnant and keeping your cat

Listen to the clip taken from MixFM on Roxy Blows Animal Show where she spoke about being pregnant and keeping your cat #AnimaltalkListenstoRoxyBlows Click the link to listen to the audio clip, or click here to read article. For more ...

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Setting up an aquarium

Setting up an aquarium requires some basic knowledge of the equipment needed, tanks and accessories, water quality, light, water temperature and aquarium fish species. Which tank is best? There are a number of different sized rectangular glass tanks available on ...

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Listen to Roxy Blows discussing ways to keep the peace between cats

Tune in to MixFM for the weekly Animal Show and listen to Roxy Blows discussing nine ways to keep the peace between cats by clicking the link below #AnimaltalkListenstoRoxyBlows To read the full article, click here. For more information on ...

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Animals of the Victoria Falls

Although not the world’s widest or highest waterfalls, the Victoria Falls are considered the most spectacular. When taking all the dimensions into account, they are the biggest curtain of falling water on planet Earth. Situated in the mighty Zambezi River ...

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The Puma

Puma Fact File Scientific name: Puma concolor Distribution: From the northern Yukon in Canada (North America) to the southern Andes in South America Habitat: Although he prefers dense bush, this cat can adapt to every habitat type within his region ...

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Diabetes in pets

Diabetes in pets can be controlled through veterinary care and by following a strict diet, much like humans need. The causes and resultant symptoms of diabetes are similar, although not the same, in humans and pets. Dogs usually have type 1 ...

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10 cool things about giraffes

Mighty height The giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world. His long legs and neck do make drinking difficult though. To get to water, he needs to spread his front legs and crane his neck down at an awkward ...

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Pets moving house  

You may be ready to call your new house ‘home’, but for your pets it will simply be a strange place filled with strange smells.

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Desert Horses

These horses were shaped by the sands and sun of North Africa, the Middle East and Asia The world’s oldest breeds of horse have their origins in some of the driest regions. Like the age-old stones, they were also finely ...

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