A banded linsang as a giraffe-weasel

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Banded linsangs are creatures that have commonly been referred to as civets, but both linsang species from Asia are actually a sister group with felids. They are the closest thing to a cat that isn’t a cat.

This depiction was made by John Curtis, who never saw one alive. The only one he ever saw a specimen collected on the Malay Peninsula by Major-General William Farquhar.

The real animal is actually quite a bit more stunning.


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What is the Christian Wilderness? By stephanie reck (Guest Article)

  The Christian wilderness can be defined as a period of testing and refinement. It may seem during this experience that you have a dark cloud that hovers over you. You may have also encountered several losses during the wilderness time. It can seem like God is distant and does not care or hear your…



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Until My Name Is Known by Sonya Contreras (Book Review)

Until My Name Is Known by Sonya Contreras My rating: 5 of 5 stars Reading, “Until My Name is Known” I was really impressed by the level of commitment Sonya has shown the Book of Exodus and although this is a fictional re-telling of what could have happen, the author shows a love and desire…



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Latest Mange Mites News

Scratch that Itch: Pig Mange
What could this be? A. The symptoms you are describing sound like pig mange or hog mange, which can cause severe irritation and itching. Hog mange is caused by a mite known as Sarcoptes, scabiei var. suis, which is sometimes referred to as scabies.
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Humane Society: Malnourished puppy's condition 'unspeakable'
He had a horrible case of demodex mange,” said Renner. “All I could do for him that night [Friday] was get him in and get him comfortable.” Renner said demodex mange is a type of mite that gets on the skin. Most dogs actually have these mites on their
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What was Junggarsuchus?

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Latest Pet Itch News

Poison ivy identification and treatment
That means if you have a dog and they like to sniff (and of course it will), then, at some point, they WILL dive headlong into the stuff. … First it was bought by Johnson & Johnson (Band-Aid Anti-Itch Gel) and then it was taken over by Benadryl as
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From animal to human
Our family pet dog is in heat again, and our yard is being invaded by every male dog in the neighbourhood looking for only one thing. Panting and drooling, they follow her around, and will be discouraged neither by shouting (from me or their owners
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Happy Boykin Spaniel Day!

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September 1 is Boykin Spaniel Day in South Carolina.

It’s also the first day of dove season in South Carolina.


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As crates for dogs have become more common in dog …

As crates for dogs have become more common in dog owner's homes the question that is frequently asked is – when should I introduce the crate into my dog's routine? The accepted approach is to aim to have the crate in the house when you bring your dog home.
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Friday Funny: Hi! My Name Is…

I love this! I wonder if his last name is Dammit? Until next time, Good day, and good dog!


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Shelter Sunday: Hawaii Dog Foundation / Waipahu, HI

Meet Leilehua! This beautiful purebred Shar Pei is living in Waipahu, Hawaii with the Hawaii Dog Foundation. Although they don’t give many details about the dogs on their site, they do say that Leilehua is a 5-year old female who weighs 50 pounds. A little about the Foundation: Hawaii Dog Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit […]


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