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Bears Cubed: Virginia Tech Studies Three Bears, And Three Bears, And Three More Bears
...to hold one, you would find itmuch stronger than a puppy
dog. Chris Ryan, wildlife graduate student, uses a five-foot-long blowgun to sendsome anesthesia into the mother's leg muscle to put the sow to sleep beforeentering the cage-den. Each mother has her own den. Vaughan has also found that if the mothe...
Researchers develop new method for preventing hip dysplasia in dogs
...efits decrease with each successive week until the puppy
is 20 weeks old. At that point the pelvis is probably too developed for a JPS to have any effect on growth. The best time to perform a JPS, Mathews says, is when the dog is being spayed or neutered. The animal only needs to be anesthesized once, a...
From dolphins to the Giant Panda - chemistry at SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo
...digestible formula - a mixture of baby formula and puppy
formula - for infant pandas, which has been instrumental in combating infant mortality in the endangered species. Pandas frequently bear twins, but the mother rarely nurtures both offspring; one is often left to die. From 1964 to 1997, only 90 cubs o...
Standard improves tests of male DNA
...lls us that boys are made of "snips and snails and puppy
dog tails." She was clearly misinformed about the snails and tails, but she was on to something with the snips. What you really need to build a boy is a "Y" chromosome, and it turns out that SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms), known by the biotec...