Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

A python has been found dead, slit open along the length of its body, while another was found in pieces, prompting an investigation at a nature reserve in Scotland .The first snake discovered had been slit up the stomach, the full length of its body.

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic off Florida coast

Whitney Crowder, sea turtle rehabilitation coordinator for Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Florida, which posted a viral photo of the deceased loggerhead turtle with bits of plastic removed from its body, said that baby turtles die from ingesting plastic every year.

Cow cuddling lets people relax with help of friendly bovines

Cow cuddling lets people relax with help of friendly bovines

It’s received so much attention in recent months that people have been driving for hours for the chance to embrace, brush and talk to the sociable bovines, said owner Suzanne Vullers.Every "cow cuddling" session is different: Some people like to sit quietly with the animals; others talk to them.

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural world. Watching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in Derby High School’s primary department.

You can now go bowling with dogs at All Star Lanes

You can now go bowling with dogs at All Star Lanes

There are three activities to choose from: doggy bowling, bottomless brunching with your pooch or speed dating with other dog owners. The event will be held at the White City location, and includes two hours of bottomless Pawsecco for your pooch, as well as mimosas and craft beer for humans.

Chewing Their Way to the Top

Chewing Their Way to the Top

But what really intrigues us about the Nature Gnaws story is the example it sets for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to change the world one product at a time. Steve: We were having a hard time trying to find 100 percent natural chews to give our own dogs.

Catnip: the 'why' behind cats' favourite high

Catnip: the 'why' behind cats' favourite high

But Lichman's group found that in catnip, terpenes are formed in a two-step process involving three newly identified enzymes.

Salmonella Sparks More Recalls

Salmonella Sparks More Recalls

According to NBC New York, pet food company “Nature’s Variety” is pulling three different sized packages of their ‘Instinct Raw Chicken Formula’ products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Patties for Dogs 6lb, UPC #769949611486

8 Most Popular Cat Breeds in India

8 Most Popular Cat Breeds in India

Depending upon the breed, they can live up to 20 years, and like any other pet, they too become family members. Before adopting one, do brood about whether do you want a pure breed or a street cat?