What Not to Feed Your Pets
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What Not to Feed Your Pets

As an animal lover and pet owner, I try to keep abreast of important information regarding pet health and disease prevention. It is very important to be careful what you feed your pets. Foods that are completely harmless to humans can be potentially fatally to our furry friends. The following is a list of foods …

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Pandas

Brief Overview: The giant Panda, or Panda bear, is one of the most recognizable animals in the world. It also has a name that holds more than one meaning. In Nepalese, the word panda is “nigalya ponya” meaning “eater of bamboo”. In Chinese, the giant panda is referred to as the “large bear cat”. The …

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Ostriches

Brief Overview: The Ostrich is the largest, and fastest, bird on land. Known in ancient Greek, as “Camel-Sparrow”. It is also the only living animal of its family known as Struthionidae. There are only two species of ostriches: The Common Ostrich and the Somali Ostrich. Species and Appearance: To tell them apart, female ostriches are …

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Koalas

Brief Overview: The Koala, or otherwise known as, Koala bear, is a name that means “no water” from the language, Dharug gula. That is a language that belongs to the original natives of Australia, which is where the koala bear resides. The koala bear’s scientific name is known as, “phascolarctos cinereus” that means‘ash grey pouched …

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Kangaroos

Brief Overview: The Kangaroo is a marsupial from the Macropodidae family. The kangaroo’s scientific name, macropod, means “large foot”. It is to be noted that the original natives of Australia, the Guugu Yimidhirr, were believed to call the animal “Gangaruu” which meant, “I don’t know” as first recorded by Captain James Cook when he first …