Thursday, August 16, 2018

Animals

Animals
The lifeless body of a West Indian manatee, also known as sea cow, floats in the San Miguel river, in Jonuta

Mysterious Manatee Deaths in Mexican Wetlands Spurs Quest for Answers

By Suman Naishadham MACUSPANA, Mexico (Reuters) In the swampy wetlands of southern Mexico, officials and researchers are struggling to explain the deaths of dozens of...
The Vet CBD Pet Cannabis Company booth is seen at CatCon in Pasadena

Pot for Pets: U.S. Federal Law Puts Vets into A Quandary

By Barbara Goldberg (Reuters)  A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and...
Azuria, a 15-year-old european cat, waits in a building at the association "Les Petits Vieux" acting as home for dozens of elderly animals, in Chievres

Pastis The Pig Lives High on The Hog in Belgian Retirement...

CHIEVRES, Belgium (Reuters) Pastis the pot-bellied pig likes nothing better than snuggling down for the night with the ponies at his retirement home, but...
A diver observes a seahorse during a dive in the village of Stratoni near Chalkidiki

Experts Seek to Protect Rare Colony of Seahorses in Northern Greece

By Vassilis Triandafyllou and Idyli Tsakiri STRATONI, Greece (Reuters) Diver Vasilis Mentogiannis is campaigning to protect a unique site in a remote gulf in north-eastern...
A Swiss Air Force Super Puma helicopter loads water for cows in the Lac d'Hongrin due to an ongoing drought near Chateau d'Oex

Swiss Army Airlifts Water to Thirsty Cows in Drought-Hit Pastures

By Cecile Mantovani ROSSINIERE, Switzerland (Reuters) Swiss army helicopters began airlifting water on Tuesday to thousands of thirsty cows who are suffering in a drought...
Dogs are bound in sacks before their slaughter at Bambanglipuro village in Bantul

Indonesia Works to Ban Trade of Meat from Pets, Exotic Animals

JAKARTA (Reuters) Indonesia is preparing a regulation to ban the trade of meat derived from pets and exotic animals, aiming to promote animal welfare...
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