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Pedigree dogs 'are as healthy as mongrels', say scientists, despite popular belief that inbreeding damages their health Published: 03:28 EST, 13 April 2014 Updated: 03:39 EST, 13 April 2014 0 View comments P ure-bred d ogs are no less healthy than
Napoleon Dynamite got the parts of the liger right, but they're not bred for their "skills in magic." Those opposed to crossbreeding would claim ligers, liligers, etc. are bred for exploitative purposes and consider it animal abuse, due to the common
They keep to themselves and only get down with their own species. But some animal loves are too great to be confined by a little thing like genetic viability. These animals are breaking barriers and giving the world some of the cutest new creatures
Sunday June 16, 2013 Oxy Moron, Contributor There is an African proverb that says when the elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled. Back here in Jamaica, we say, 'Cockroach no business inna fowl fight.' And that's why I remain silent in
Flickr via Creative Commons/liza31337) Smell helps, but dogs can also distinguish each other by sight. Despite the very obvious differences between a Chihuahua and a Great Dane, they are, technically, the same animal: Canis lupus familiaris. But are
22 May 2012 Dogs have been cross bred so many times over the centuriesit is impossible to know what they originally looked like, a study says. An international team set out to track the ancient geneticroutes of the modern hound, and found that today'
Five-month-old baby liger Xinle (happy heart) plays at Ningbo Youngor Zoo in East China's Zhejiang province, Jan 17, 2012. As a rare hybrid offspring of a male lion and a female tiger, Xinle has the head and tail of a tiger and the body of a lion.
Pusuke, the world’s oldest living dog of Japan has died at the age of 26 years and 9 months. It was a crossbreed and had been recognize by the Guinness Book of World Records. Its owner was surprised because Pusuke had been quite healthy &
on 27th May 2011 The discovery of a dog that was buried alive up to its nose after being shot in the head 40 times has led to calls for Malta to reform its animal welfare laws. The crossbreed mongrel, which was named Star by his rescuers, was found
It's A warm and sunny autumn day on Waiorongomai, the farm that in the 156 years since it was carved from the bush has known only the guiding hands of the Matthews family. In the distance behind Charlie Matthews and wife Karla, the placid waters of