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David Attenboroughs new documentary One Planet, Seven Worlds

David Attenborough is returning to the BBC to present a new natural history series later this year 2019. One Planet, Seven Worlds, has been described as an “ambitious, landmark series”,  The show will explore how the world’s seven continents shaped the diverse animal life found in each one. Each hourly episode will take viewers to a single continent and tell the story of its abundant wildlife and jaw dropping landscapes. It will discover why Australasia is full of peculiar, strange and venomous wildlife, and why [...]

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Dogfest Ashton Court Bristol 22nd & 23rd June 2019

Dogfest Ashton Court Bristol 22nd & 23rd June 2019 with Special Guests Welcome to DOGFEST 2019 The Ultimate Dogs Day Out is returning! Join special guests Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and Clare Balding for another amazing year, jam-packed with tons of have-a-go activities for you and your dog to get involved in! What is it all about The event is hosted by Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick, DogFest is the perfect event for dog tail wagging, with a fun-filled, action packed day out they’ll remember. You can [...]

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Edinburgh Zoo, A Short Guide the Attraction.

Edinburgh Zoo is the wildest visitor attraction in Scotland and is home to over 1,000 rare and beautiful animals from around the globe and homes the UK’s only koalas and giant pandas. Over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is full with fun and unusual things to do. You can watch the famous penguin parade and meet the world’s only penguin to be Knighted, Sir Nils Olav. Or you could spend your day learning about superb birds, hilarious [...]

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2 Creatures Thought To Be Extinct, Are NOT.

Creatures Thought To Be extinct, Are Alive. It was recently announced that two creatures previously thought to be extinct are, in fact, alive. A Fernandina Giant Tortoise was seen on the island of Fernandina in the Galapagos for the first time since 1906, and aWallace’s Giant Bee  was seen in Indonesia, the last time being 1981. With so many endangered animals being added to the endangered recently, tales of the tortoise and bee give environmentalists hope for the [...]

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LondonCats International Cat Show and Expo May 2019

For the 1st time in central London, an INTERNATIONAL SHOW and all things FELINE-EXPOSITION Thousands of cat enthusiasts are to attend a fully international cat shows competition with approx. 200 cats, and a plethora of imaginative cat vendors all under one roof. How about that! The moggies are taking centre stage at the LondonCats International Show and Cat Expo,It is the cat equivalent to Crufts, which if you didnt know is for dogs. On a crusade [...]

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Moles, Identifying Moles and Preventing Damage.

Moles, Identifying Mole damage and Preventing it. MOLE DAMAGE Moles normally feed on insect pests, soil organisms and grubs including helpful ones like worms.Moles dig deep. Their tunnels are usually at ten inches underground, unless they’re scanning the surface in search of a mate. Search your soil and lawn for tunnels. They look like raised cone-shaped swellings in yourgarden.Surface tunnels or ridges also are an indication moles are present. CONTROL AND PREVENTION HOW TO GET RID OF MOLES Sprinkling dried blood, tobacco on the ground [...]

plastics

Plastic Pollution, 8 Ways the UK is Cracking Down.

Around the planet, governments, businesses, and citizens are working to tackle the huge amount of plastic pollution. Now, the UK is very much on board — with a 25-year plan which aims to “set the global gold standard” on eliminating plastic, as per environment minister Michael Gove. 1. Banning Microbeads The tiny plastics are so abundant that as many as 100,000 could be washed down the drain in just one shower. As they’re too small to be filtered [...]

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Dog Show Information Dates in the UK for April 2019

DOG SHOWS DOG SHOWS APRIL 6th National Terrier Club, Stafford. Mr S Plane, Vane Hall, Blandford Place, Seaham, Co Durham, SR77RX Tel No: 01915812200 07889410852 E-mail: stuart.plane@virgin.net www.nationalterrier.co.uk APRIL 13th Hound Association of Scotland, Kelso. Mr T H Johnston, North Lodge, Mossknowe, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire DG11 3BE Tel No: 01461800372 E-mail: tomstjohn17@yahoo.com APRIL 20th Working & Pastoral Breeds [...]

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Cop Rescues Kitten Stranded on an American Highway

A US police officer found himself on an urgent rescue mission a few days before last Christmas and is now finding his home a little more crowded. Police Officer Jason Smith, from Kansas was driving in his patrol car down the left lane of I-29 when he spotted a globe of fur on the central barrier wall that split the highway.  Radioing for help to traffic control, Officer Smith pulled over in the far left lane and exited his [...]