Opossum

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Name: Opossum
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New animal control officer has history as educator

Continue reading belowThe Dedham Police Department has a new animal control officer, Jayson Tracy, who began work in May. He has already responded to more than 120 calls concerning dogs, cats, ducklings, ducks, opossums, groundhogs, turtles, raccoons, ... [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

American Aquarium promises 'one of those nights' at The Jinx

A merican Aquarium are no strangers to Savannah. The alt-country, rock band out of Raleigh will make an annual trip to the Hostess City, back to one of frontman BJ Barham’s “favorite places in the country,” The Jinx, on July 25.With about 200 to 250 shows ... [Published Savannah Morning News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

10 more strange facts about penises

Look, you asked for it, denizens of the Internet. When we published it was a blockbuster hit. And as it turns out, that list was only the not-so-figurative tip of the iceberg. We discovered there are many more weird facts about the male member out there ... [Published Salon - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

DoSavannah gets you ready for Restaurant Week!

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Get all the details for Savannah Restaurant Week, some great music, a Fairytale Festival and for Christmas in July. DoSavannah gets you ready for the weekend!Savannah Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, July 25th and runs through August ... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The secret’s out: This shopper’s been scammed

Orangeburg County Sheriff’s OfficeAn Orangeburg woman was taken in by an e-mail scam involving an offer to be a secret shopper, according to a Sheriff’s Office incident report.On Monday, Fogle’s Package Store employees contacted deputies after a money ... [Published Orangeburg Times and Democrat - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Raising awareness: Island Animal Clinic sees large number of leptospirosis cases

Leptospirosis is a disease that is caused by the spirochete bacterial species Leptospira.The Lesptospira bacteria are always present in the environment.There are up to 230 strains but only eight strains cause disease in dogs, cats and humans.Leptospirosis ... [Published Heritage News-Herald - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Howell Nature Center Animals Visit Summer Lunch Bunch Kids

Radio Station WHMI 93.5 FM -- News, Weather, Traffic, Sports, School Updates, and the Best Classic Hits for Howell, Brighton, Fenton, and the entire Livingston County, Michigan Area July 22, 20147/22/14 - Local kids taking advantage of a summer lunch ... [Published WHMI 93.5 FM - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Caring For Critters

Two Rock Island women are passionate about animals.The critters are getting their share of tender loving care.Ann Sullivan and Deb Kutsunis are licensed, wildlife rehabilitators.Working out of their homes, the women  care for sick, orphaned, or abandoned ... [Published KWQC - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The amazing claw of a cat

A cat’s claws grow out of the third phalange of the paws. They are comprised of keratin, like the human fingernail and can be fully retracted in their paws. Outside of the cat family, retractable claws are found only in certain species of the Viverridae. ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Opossum, Furniture, Species
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Halliburton takes 5 days to provide chemical information at Ohio fracking explosion that killed 70,000 fish

Last week I blogged about explosions and a spill at a fracking operation in Ohio. More details are now available, and the reports offer a cautionary tale of all the things that can go wrong on a fracking site. Here are key conclusions from news reports ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

You Won’t Believe How Far People Will Go to Abuse Opossums

It pays to have friends in high places. Thanks to a new North Carolina state law rammed through by Rep. Roger West—who just happens to be a sponsor of the Opossum Drop —Clay  County, where the event is held, is specifically exempt from state opossum protection ... [Published PETA - Jul 19 2014]
Entities: Opossum, FAR, Abuse
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

'Opossum Drop' Exemption Law Brings on New Lawsuit from PETA (7/17/14)

RALEIGH, N.C., July 17 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release:It's illegal to have sex with an opossum in North Carolina--except in Clay County between December 26 and January 2, thanks to a state law designed ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 18 2014]

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"It does not appear to be as concerned about protecting the people of ohio as it appears to be concerned about promoting oil and gas drilling" she said
"Recently, we had a lot of very young seals come upup on the beach in Malibu because they were too small and weak to feed themselves," Kahn says. "The California Wildlife Center came to the beach, picked them up, fed them, and cared for them until they were big enough and strong enough to be released back into the wild. I didn't even know an organization like that existed. I was so impressed with how they responded to the emergency, I decided I had to get involved."
"When you put in new crossing structures, you expect a learning curve - some time for animals to get used to them and start using them" Trevor Kinley, the project manager, said
...One positive lesson that comes out of this incident is that the operator of the well, Statoil, had "previously sampled all [water] wells within 5,000 feet of well head prior to commencing operations." We don't have any details regarding Statoil's baseline testing program but, in general, baseline testing should be mandatory everyplace

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New animal control officer has history as educator [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
American Aquarium promises 'one of those nights... [Published Savannah Morning News - 6 hours ago]
10 more strange facts about penises [Published Salon - 12 hours ago]
Larry Ellison & Nikita Kahn Host VIP Benefit fo... [Published Haute Living Magazine - 15 hours ago]
Letters to the editor: July 23 [Published Fauquier Times-Democrat - 16 hours ago]
Bradley Cooper Joins Larry Ellison At Wildlife ... [Published Look to the Stars - 18 hours ago]
DoSavannah gets you ready for Restaurant Week! [Published WJCL ABC 22 - 20 hours ago]
The secret’s out: This shopper’s been scammed [Published Orangeburg Times and Democrat - Jul 23 2014]
Raising awareness: Island Animal Clinic sees la... [Published Heritage News-Herald - Jul 23 2014]
Federal Report Details Chemicals Used At Drilli... [Published NBC4 Columbus - Jul 22 2014]
The Cost of Tiger Baby Playtime [Published Louisville.com - Jul 22 2014]
Exclusive pictures: Why the animals of Aransas ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 22 2014]
Howell Nature Center Animals Visit Summer Lunch... [Published WHMI 93.5 FM - Jul 22 2014]
Hollywood Stars, Malibu Community Raises $600,0... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Jul 22 2014]
22 things you didn't know about hedgehogs [Published Mother Nature Network - Jul 22 2014]
Caring For Critters [Published KWQC - Jul 22 2014]
Cameras near A.C. Expressway to study area snakes [Published Philly.com - Jul 22 2014]
Officials highlight logistics of Kent Mills bui... [Published Delco Times - Jul 22 2014]
The amazing claw of a cat [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]
Halliburton takes 5 days to provide chemical in... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 21 2014]
Halliburton takes 5 days to provide chemical in... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 21 2014]
Porcupines Causing Thorny and Painful Problem f... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 21 2014]
Morning Press: Lost in the wilderness, blasting... [Published Columbian.com - Jul 21 2014]
State beef ambassador: Lee County resident Kayl... [Published NEMS 360 - Jul 21 2014]
Ethics of an eye for an eye [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Jul 21 2014]
Think you're strange? Don't worry -- these peop... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jul 20 2014]
Pet Talk: Flea fight? Know your adversary [Published News Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
Benton officials looking to clean up neighborhoods [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 20 2014]
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Jul 20 2014]
Squirrel Refuge a squirrel safety zone [Published Columbian.com - Jul 20 2014]
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Halliburton takes 5 days to provide chemical in... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 21 2014]
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C. Last week I blogged about explosions and a spill at a fracking operation in Ohio. More details are now available, and the reports offer a cautionary tale of all the things that can go wrong on a fracking ...
More spills in the oil and gas industry [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 14 2014]
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C. The oil and gas industry claims it is always working to improve its operations. Where is the proof? To the contrary, the news about spills keeps coming. Last week it was reported that a pipeline carrying ...
BH : Rabies (cat) / North-America / USA [0:0] [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Jul 02 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140702-44375-USA Date / time: 02/07/2014 03:16:55 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Rabies (cat) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Virginia City: Front Royal Description: The Warren County ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 02 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140702-44375-USA Date / time: 02/07/2014 03:16:55 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Virginia Location: Front Royal [Warren County] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
President Maduro Silenced During Venezuela Blac... [Published Impunity Watch - Jun 30 2014]
by Delisa Morris Impunity Watch Desk Reporter, South America CARACAS, Venezuela —In Caracas, each year a fortnight of heavy downpours known colloquially as El Cordonazo de San Francisco (the lash from St. Francis of Assisi’s belt) cover the Venezuelan ...
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