Endangered Species of the Week: Colombian Woolly Monkey

The woolly monkey is a medium to large sized primate, that inhabits the tropical forests of north-west South America. The woolly monkey is most well known for it's round-shaped head and dense fur that covers the body of the woolly monkey. Due to their relatively large size, woolly monkeys have few natural predators within their … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Colombian Woolly Monkey

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Laser Therapy, your pets new best friend.

Aches, pains, and inflammation, oh my! The common creaks and groans that we find in our own bones are just as common in our furry companions. Luckily, we have something that can help; drug free, surgery free, noninvasive relief for your pet. At Meadow Vista Veterinary Clinic we offer Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Therapy … Continue reading Laser Therapy, your pets new best friend.

Endangered Speces of the Week: Hawksbill Sea Turtle

COMMON NAME: Hawksbill Sea Turtle SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eretmochelys imbricata TYPE: Reptiles DIET: Carnivores AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: 30 to 50 years SIZE: 24 to 45 in WEIGHT: 100 to 150 lbs Hawksbill turtles are found throughout the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They avoid deep waters, preferring coastlines where sponges are abundant and sandy nesting … Continue reading Endangered Speces of the Week: Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Endangered Species of the Week: Colorful Puffleg

The Colorful Puffleg is a critically endangered hummingbird native to South America, with a limited range in Colombia. The total population of the Puffleg is estimated to be between 50-250 adult birds. The existence of this bird is at risk due to clearing of forests for crops and cattle crazing. Discovered in 1967 by photographer … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Colorful Puffleg