There are some reported instances in Australia of escaped pet parrots joining wild flocks. Some of them even teaching their new wild mates some English phrases they learned from their owners.
A dog’s intelligence is generally measured by how quickly s/he learns. But this doesn’t mean that slow learners aren’t smart. And it doesn’t mean that the more clever a dog, the better pet s/he is. The average dog understands about 165 words and signals, intelligence equal to a 2 year old child. Smarter dogs have […]
Wondering why your horse acts the way he does? Horses are individuals, each having its own personality. But there are behaviors that are exhibited by all horses. Different breeds of horse may have specific talents. It’s interesting to watch your horse develop his/her own endearing ways or helping him/her overcome problems. Are Horse Personalities Inherited […]
Alpharma, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc. will suspend sales in 30 days of 3-Nitro (Roxarsone), used by poultry producers since the 1940s. An FDA study of 100 broiler chickens detected inorganic arsenic, a known carcinogen, in higher levels in the livers of those treated with 3-Nitro. Scientists report that organic arsenic, less toxic and present […]