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The Wren, Some Amazing Facts About Our Commonest Bird

The Wren, Some Amazing Facts The wren can be recognized by its tail which points upward and its darting flight. It is a difficult bird to spot due to its brown colouring and being a small size. They are also shy and secretive by nature. The easiest way to find one is by listening to its loud musical trills and harsh clicks. The wren has a slightly curved bill for searching in tree trunks and on the ground for insects. Their colour [...]

guide dogs

Guide Dogs Great British Dog Survey 2018

The Results are in! Which county has the most dogs in England    –    HAMPSHIRE Which county has the most dogs in N Ireland  –    ANTRIM Which county has the most dogs in Scotland    –    ABERDEENSHIRE Which county has the most dogs in Wales         –    CARDIFF Most popular male dog name                                –    ALFIE Most popular female dog name          [...]

dogs in cars

Travelling With Dogs, 7 Great Tips From BMW

Travelling with dogs – 7 tips for a safe transport: 1 Let your dog get to know your car slowly and well in advance – and start with the engine turned off. 2 An established seat is a must for transporting a dog. Give your dog a comfortable cushion to lie on, so he can relax. And make sure you can eye contact with your dog while driving. 3 Always make sure he is safe and secure according to the law. This [...]

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Five Pets That Are Easy To Keep In The Home

5 Pets That Are Easy To Keep 1. Hissing Cockroach: They grow up to about 4 inches long and can be kept in any aquarium tank that has good ventilation as in their habitat. 2. Guinea Pig: They are extremely simple to care for and require a cage with a suitable habitat area with clean food, water and good ventilation. Food can be easily obtained from your local pet store. 3. Syrian Hamster: They do not need as much handling and interaction [...]

whippets

Whippets, a Good Dog to Own For a Pet or Not

Whippets, do they make good or bad pets. The Whippet is sweet-natured and docile, but playful and lively. The same dog who will curl up under the blankets will tear enthusiastically around your garden, darting and zigzagging. Whippets love running games and require short bursts of vigorous exercise each day. The area must be fenced, for this racy breed is the fastest dog of his weight: up to 35 mph. Whippet puppies can be mischievous and destructive, but adults are calm, undemanding, [...]

Pangolins, The Most Hunted Creature on Earth

Pangolins, being hunted to extinction. A survey has revealed the lack of knowledge surrounding the plight of the ‘scaly anteaters’, millions of which are killed every year for their scales and meat. Approx. 300 are poached every day, making these unusual animals the MOST illegally trafficked mammals in the world. Also known as “scaly anteaters”, they are found in Asia and Africa, and their numbers are dwindling as a result of poaching for international trade. Pangolins are hunted for their meat, which is [...]

Unicorns, Were They Once Real or Just a Myth

Unicorns,  Real or Just a Myth DO UNICORNS EXIST? People have a fascination for mythological creatures. Especially the unicorn, shown as a beautiful white horse with a single, spirally horn. Unlike other mythological creatures unicorns are portrayed as peaceful animals and symbols of strength or purity. A MYTH GETS ITS WINGS…AND HORN Unicorns have been depicted in art as early as the Mesopotamian era (5000-3500 BC), as well as in ancient Greece, India, and China, they are mentioned in the Bible 9 times! [...]

ducks

Feeding Ducks Bread is Very Bad for Them, DONT!

Feeding Ducks Bread is Bad, Don’t feed them it. The RSPB has said people should never feed chips, crackers, cereal, sweets and mouldy food to ducks They warned that feeding ducks are likely to fill up on tasty white bread, which has no real nutritional value, instead of eating more healthy types of food.   RSPB spokesperson said: “Feeding ducks on the park pond, geese and swans on rivers – is often the first contact children have with wildlife. But it is important [...]

Is the Earth Flat or is it all Bunkum?

Is our planet a Flat Earth? All members of the Flat Earth Society claim to believe the Earth is flat and not spherical as is normally depicted in the various medias. Walking around on the planet’s surface, it feels flat and also looks flat, so they say all evidence is to the contrary and the earth is not round as depicted in satellite photos of Earth showing it as a sphere, to be fabrications of a “round Earth conspiracy” started [...]