Pet Safety for Autumn.

Fall is arguably the most gorgeous time of the year, and with that we are easily distracted by all the potential harmful/dangerous things that come with it. The weeks between Labor Day and Thanksgiving are prime for clean-up duty. Whether you’re tackling the garage, backyard, or tool shed, please be aware of the following: Chemicals … Continue reading Pet Safety for Autumn.

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Endangered Species of the Week: Sri Lankan Elephant

The Sri Lankan subspecies is the largest and also the darkest of the Asian elephants, with patches of depigmentation—areas with no skin color—on its ears, face, trunk and belly. Once found throughout the tear-shaped island at the bottom of India’s southern tip, these elephants are now being pushed into smaller areas as development activities clear forests … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Sri Lankan Elephant

Endangered Species of the Week: Swift Fox

Although historically common and widely distributed in short- and mixed-grass prairies of the Great Plains, swift foxes have experienced significant population declines and are now estimated to occupy less than half of their historic range in the United States. In the face of this enormous decline, a multi-stakeholder, comprehensive approach is required to restore swift … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Swift Fox

Endangered Species of the Week: Tree Kangaroo

In 1990, a new species of tree kangaroo, the golden-mantled tree kangaroo, was discovered in the Torricelli Mountains of Papua New Guinea. It had a chestnut-brown coat, pale belly and a double stripe of gold down its back. A second population of the marsupial was discovered on the Indonesian side of the New Guinea island … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Tree Kangaroo