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Bees 'Self-Medicate' When Infected With Some Pathogens
Animals  (tags: bees, pathogens, infections, bees 'self-medicate', propolis, fungus, plant resins and wax, antifungal, antibacterial, Dr. Michael Simone-Finstrom, NC State U )

- 2245 days ago -
Research from North Carolina State University shows that honey bees "self-medicate" when their colony is infected with a harmful fungus, bringing in increased amounts of antifungal plant resins to ward off the pathogen.
Spring Thaw Exposes Dangers of Dog Doo
Animals  (tags: dogs, feces, pollution, bacteria, parasites, infections, picking up after your dog!, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection, habitat )

- 3704 days ago -
The Town of Telluride is about to get very serious about a topic that has been on the minds - and shoes - of many since the spring thaw began. Dog doo. In fact, the preponderance of poop they scooped from their schoolyard prompted 13 pre-tweens to rally
Infection Threatens Life of Potter Park Zoo Rhino
Animals  (tags: rhinos, zoos, infections, endangered, priceless, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare )

- 3810 days ago -
For all her 2,500 pounds, Ebony, the 14-year-old eastern black rhino at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, is taking a beating from the tiniest of creatures, a strep bacterium that has entrenched itself in each of her dinner-plate sized feet.
Help Elephants in Zoos ~ We Saved Maggie, Let's Save These Ones Now!
Animals  (tags: elephants, zoos, bullhook, infections, sanctuary, chaining, abused, abuse, activists, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalsuffering, cruelty, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 3816 days ago -
Living in an amusement park is no fun for the seven elephants at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Stabbed, jabbed, poked and hooked, the Six Flags Elephants are controlled through fear and pain. Recently, five elephants have died here. WE can stop this! Help!
Dogs Suffering From Post-Katrina Ills
Animals  (tags: Katrina, dogs, illness, infections, dog welfare, animals )

- 3971 days ago -
It is a fact we already knew: Hurricane Katrina made life harder for people, plants and animals. It is the last group, however, that has been presenting an unusual group of mysterious, and miserable, illnesses to veterinarians on the Coast. Another

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