Racism in the Animal World

Racism in the Animal World   rac·ism:  prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior.  the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races. a…

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Sara struggles with health issues and this is her story.

Sara’s story to over come the odds with a serious illness. Hi Everyone My name is Sara and I have been fighting a battle for my life.  I did not know what was wrong the last few weeks.  I was soooo sleepy and not very hungry.  My momma noticed and took me for a visit with my most favorite Doctor. …

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Species Survivals Genetic Diversity Critical Status

  Species Survivals Genetic Diversity Critical Status In a research published by Stanford scholars, scientists have found that it is not just numbers but genetic diversity that will help save the tigers from extinction.  Having lost 90 percent of their historical habitat almost half of the 3000 wild tigers in the world today live in India in national parks and reserves…

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I LIVE AT A ZOO – Series 1

Red Kangaroo Joey getting Loving at Dade City’s Wild Things Mary – Black faced spider monkey at Dade City’s Wild Things Peacock with pea-chicks at Dade City’s Wild Things Column 3 I, like many others are blessed to work in this industry and with such awesome animals.   The best part is the love and cuddles but it also involves…

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The Most Dangerous Animal to Florida’s Wildlife

  The most Dangerous Animal to Florida’s Wildlife, Citizens and Tourist Where is Bill Nelson . . . . Technical Advisory Group determined the most dangerous animal to Florida’s Wildlife, Citizens and Tourist Where is Bill Nelson . . . . Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s Technical Advisory Group looked at all the exotic animals and how they impact Florida…

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End the Tiger Trade

WHO IS REALLY HELPING CONSERVATION?

  I get questions all the time about difference Conservation issues being discussed in the USA. The most current one is Captive Tigers in the USA are contributing to the Black Market of Tigers. This can be further from the truth, if you talk to Homeland Security or Border Patrols they all will tell you there is no black market…

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THE MEDICAL SIDE OF TRANSPORTING ANIMALS & STRESS

    THE MEDICAL SIDE OF TRANSPORTING ANIMALS & STRESS THE MEDICAL SIDE OF TRANSPORTING ANIMALS & STRESS Non handled animals that have been transported often may have baseline cortisol levels and be behaviorally calm, whereas extensively reared animals may have elevated cortisol levels in the same situation if they have never been transported. Transportation is perceived as neutral and non-threatening…

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Texas A&M University: GENETIC DIVERSITY OF WHITE TIGERS AND GENETIC FACTORS RELATED TO COAT COLOR

Texas A & M University Genetic Diversity of white tigers and genetic factors related to coat color   GENETIC DIVERSITY OF WHITE TIGERS AND GENETIC FACTORS RELATED TO COAT COLOR Approved by: Research Advisor: Dr. Jan Janecka Major: Biomedical Sciences Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences May 2013 Submitted to Honors and Undergraduate Research Texas A&M University ABSTRACT Genetic Diversity of White…

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Diverse gene pool critical for tigers’ survival, say Stanford scholars

Diverse gene pool critical for tigers’ survival, say Stanford scholars   Researchers at Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment are examining conservation plans for wild tigers that would promote gene flow among populations. (Photo: Prasenjeet Yadav)     Stanford Report, April 15, 2014 Diverse gene pool critical for tigers’ survival, say Stanford scholars Increasing tigers’ genetic diversity – via interbreeding and…

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“Captive Tiger Effects”

“Captive Tiger Effects” 2014 Report: Expert Report on “Captive Tiger Effects” that Big Cat experts have determined: Most Sanctuaries are glorified private owners or horders Most certified Sanctuaries funding goes to spread false propaganda Most certified Sanctuaries contribute nothing to true conservation or helping tigers in the wild Most certified Sanctuaries harm the tigers by promoting bans that is contributing…

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