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Meet the Olinguito, America’s Cute New Mammal

The discovery of new mammals is quite rare, but the olinguito escaped scientific attention while hiding in plain sight. A number of specimens already existed in field museum collections, but were prev…

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Who Is The World’s Fastest Swimmer? (Infographic)

Being that it's summer and scorching hot out here in arid Colorado, we've been spending a lot of time in the neighborhood pool. There's nothing quite like jumping into the clear, cool waters to wash a…

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Therapy Dog Honored In High School Yearbook

Prince the Therapy Dog Prince worked as comfort dog at an Indiana high school for four years--right up until his 2013 retirement. As the school's beloved therapy dog, Prince calmed down stressed ou…

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Does Location Affect Your Pet’s Life Expectancy?

The difference between living in abject poverty and pestilence and the comfort of a rich gated community can be attributed to a fortunate role of the genetic dice. That is, you're lucky you were born …

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Are You Ready to Help When Others Need You?

Many of you wrote to me last week about my article on Random Acts of Kindness. Most people agreed that it is the "doer" of the good deed who reaps the most benefit. One reader remarked that when we ar…

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Which Species Die—or Kill—for Love?

We've all seen those beautiful penguin photos, beaks together forming a heart, on Valentine's Day. And don't get us wrong; we love how adorable and sweet nature can be. But just for fun, we thought we…

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Patient Cat Resists Playful Puppy (video)

This little cat is not amused by his canine pal's insistent puppy-love. But what he lacks in amusement, he makes up for in patience. Related Dog Helps Feed Baby Goats Bunny Has Epiphany About…

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Animal Angels: The Mouse That Saved a Life

As the Holiday season is among us, and so many heart-felt comments about my article last week on the amazing story of Animal Communication and the beautiful  black Leopard , I thought my Care2 friends…

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How Do We Age?

In animals the onset of aging is tied to physical evolution. Each animal has evolved to a given life span that accords best with its survival. Nature does not allow gross imbalances to persist; all …

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My 8-Year-Old’s Determination to Help Dolphins

During November, in honor of Thanksgiving, it seems quite popular to engage in the “Gratitude project,” an online movement in which participants express appreciation each day for something or someone …

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Thank goodness for the shelters and so great that people adopt and give these pets good homes and lo…

Thanks for this wonderful testimonial on how great shelter pets can be. I've only had one of my man…

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I won't sign. Too many people get lost in the cuteness. Many animal will defend their young and ge…