Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the award for best in show at the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the prize for best in show at the famous Westminster Kennel Club dog show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar | science news

Written by Eileen Kortenbach, Business Writer at AP Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid political turmoil after the … Read more

Bobcats and Bats: A Guide to Backyard Wildlife in Central Texas

Rolling Hill Country isn’t just home to your friends and neighbors – it’s well known for its diverse ecosystem and amazing wildlife. From turtles basking in Lady Bird Lake to bats feeding on the Congress Bridge to animals that make burrs at night, you can find them all in the Central Texas habitat. Very few … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar

Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The The report was released on Friday It found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid the political turmoil following the military’s takeover in 2021. … Read more

Meet GPS artists who run and bike on one creative canvas at a time

Belinda Smith often starts her run with a “round part of anatomy.” “It might be an eye, or maybe a hole,” she says. Since most of her animals are drawn as diagrams, they start and end their run in the same place on the map. “So it makes sense that the start/end should be a … Read more