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Shots Your Pet Will Appreciate

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Vaccination: Shots Your Pet Will Appreciate Vaccination will keep your dog or cat free of many common diseases Since the discovery in the eighteenth century that it was possible to build up immunities against certain diseases in both people and animals by injecting them with tiny amounts of living virus, hundreds of vaccines have been […]

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Cats Chirp When Stalking Birds

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Cats Chirp When Stalking Birds Reading meaning into your cant’s moves and meows Your cat rolls over, and meows. He drools when you pet him. He avoids eye contact with your best friend. What is he trying to tell you? Cats use a basic repertoire of sound and body language to express emotions, intentions, needs, […]

Noni, the Super Fruit

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Noni, the Super Fruit Noni (or Indian Mulberry) grows year-round in Costa Rica, and it is an irregular shaped fruit that grows on small shrubs or trees. Noni are native to Polynesia. Originally, the Hawaiians used this fruit as a tonic for many different illnesses. The Noni fruit is full of many powerful antioxidants and […]

Ornithorynque

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Ornithorynque Quand le capitaine de vaisseau John Hunter a découvert en Australie les premiers spécimens d’ornithorynques en 1798 et qu’il a envoyé leurs peaux en Angleterre, les naturalistes ont cru à un canular. Ils pensaient qu’un taxidermiste avait cousu un bec et des pattes de canard sur une fourrure de castor. Ils cherchèrent les points […]

La chatte Scarlet

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La chatte Scarlet La chatte Scarlet a ému le monde entier Le 4 avril 1996, le courage de Scarlet, une chatte de gouttières à l’instinct maternel plus fort que la peur, a ému le monde entier. Elle a sauvé cinq chatons menacés par les flammes d’un incendie dans un immeuble. Le 4 avril 1996, le […]

Apithérapie

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Apithérapie Poison et médicament abeille L’apithérapie est la médecine par les abeilles. C’est une science qui prend sa source dès l’aube de l’humanité. Déjà les Chinois, les Égyptiens, les Hébreux, les Grecs, les Romains rapportent dans leurs livres de pharmacopée qu’ils utilisaient le miel comme cicatrisant, mais aussi comme traitement des problèmes intestinaux. En l’an […]

The Whales

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The Whales Up to 1846, the best lighting fuel was sperm whale oil. And the best lamp was a whale oil lamp, then kerosene lamps became the last word in lighting and were widely used, particularly in Canada. In 1854, Gesner patented his process and formed the North American kerosene gas light Co. and the […]

Riverdale Farm

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Riverdale Farm Riverdale Farm is a 7.4-acre (3-hectare) farm in the heart of Cabbagetown, an urban neighbourhood in Toronto, on the west bank of the Don River adjacent to Riverdale Park. This farm exists since 1978 and it is maintained and operated by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division. The farm is located on the […]

Eau de putois

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L’eau de putois Contre les violeurs : l’eau de putois L’odeur de putois constitue une défense en cas de tentative de viol, si l’on croit la firme qui propose ce produit dans les magasins. L’odeur de putois pourrait constituer une défense efficace en cas de tentative de viol, si l’on croit la firme qui propose […]

Snakes, Spiders, Other Biters

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Snakes, Spiders, Other Biters The American Red Cross outlines the different creatures that can bite you and what to do when they strike Animal bites: In addition to obvious wounding, animal bites often pose the threat of rabies. Some signs of a rabid animal: a nocturnal animal that is active during day, an animal that […]

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Plants and Oxygen

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Plants and Oxygen Plants and oxygen: By one billion years ago, plants, working cooperatively, had made a stunning change in the environment of the Earth. Since the oceans were by now filled with simple green plants, oxygen was becoming a major constituent of the Earth’s atmosphere, altering it irreversibly from its original hydrogen rich character […]

Chinese Garden Pavillions

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The Chinese Garden Pavilions Rooftops, pointing to the sky, are visible here and there through the trees, beyond the walls. Symbolizing man’s small but essential place in the universe, their architectural concept blends naturally with the garden as a whole. The seven classical style pavilions in the Dream Lake Garden represent the architectural diversity of […]

Little Butterflies

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Little Butterflies The secrets of evolution are death and time – the death of enormous numbers of lifeforms that were imperfectly adapted to the environment; and time for a long succession of small mutations that were by accident adaptive, time for the slow accumulation of patterns of favorable mutations. Part of the resistance to Darwin […]

Crocodile

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Crocodile Never miss the opportunity of going for a walk with a crocodile The Humans have a famous slogan “The crocodile is man’s best friend”. It is based on the crocodile’s positive responses towards his master. These huge reptilians are well known for their absolute loyalty, for their unconditional companionship through the good and the […]

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Earth Flowers

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Earth Flowers For millions of years, flowers have dotted the landscape of this planet and the flowering plants are among the most diverse classes of life on the Earth. Their biological function is to effect reproduction. Indeed, their evolutionary method – using scent and color reproduce -has proven to be highly effective. The general assumption […]

Whales and Their Communication System

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Whales and Their Communication System The primary danger to the whales is a newcomer, an upstart animal who only recently, through technology, has become competent in the oceans, a creature that calls himself human. For 99,99 percent of the history of the whales, there were no humans in or on the deep oceans. During this […]

Whale Song

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Whale Song The sea is murky. Sight and smell which work very well for mammals on the land, are not of much use in the depths of the ocean. Those ancestors of the whales who relied on these senses to locate a mate or a baby or a predator did not leave many offspring. So […]

Mammouth découvert en Sibérie

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Découverte d’un mammouth dans les glaces de Sibérie On vient de découvrir dans les glaces de l’embouchure de la Léna, Sibérie, le corps complètement conservé d’un mammouth, qui compte parmi les plus gigantesques qui aient été retrouvés. Il a déjà vingt-sept que l’on avait signalé la présence de fossiles dans une île de Léna. Mais, […]

Birth of a Pigeon

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The Birth of a Pigeon Two pigeons were born… The processus of their birth and their first days. They finally grew in two months an flew away. Sometimes they visit their place of birth, but they come less and less often. Photo: magicphotodesign.com Photo: magicphotodesign.com Photo: magicphotodesign.com Photo: magicphotodesign.com Photo: magicphotodesign.com Photo: magicphotodesign.com Video of […]

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