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Congress Lifts Protection of Gray Wolf, Seen as Precedent?

USA (EXOTIC ANIMAL NEWS) – Sad news comes to the animal lovers out there, who are concerned about the world’s populations of endangered animals. 66 wolves were initially re-introduced to the Northern Rocky Mountains from Canada back in the middle of the 1990s. Today, there are approximately 1650 in the population. The issue is that the White House is ready to accept a budgetary bill including an unprecedented lifting of the Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in five US Western states, which has been a law in effect for 37 years, and it being the 1st time Congress has approached [ ... ]

Adopting a Pharaoh Hound: An Exotic Dog

If you’re looking for a more unusual common pet, then you’ll want to look for more “exotic” breeds of dogs, cats, birds or fish. The Pharaoh Hound is a great example of an exotic breed of dog that is domesticated and a fabulous pet and part of the family. Pharaoh Hound History and origin: The Pharaoh Hound is an ancient breed of hound, going back to the Phoenician empire. They took these hounds with them when they set up residence at Malta and Gozo. They are medium sized and generally used for hunting by Egyptian nobility, they hunted everything from rabbits [ ... ]

Wild Foxes Like Playing on Trampolines Too You Know…

I “stumbled” this video the other day and just thought it was too cute and sweet not to post for all to see… A wild fox, playfully entertaining itself on a trampoline it found in a human’s backyard! Enjoy! *** Wild Fox Playing On Trampoline – video powered by Metacafe***Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Canidae Species: There are roughly 27 species of fox I hope you enjoyed this video on Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live Exotically, Kimberly Edwards P.S. Add me as a friend on Stumble Upon! Technorati Tags: fox, wild animal, wild fox, canine, dogs, trampoline, animal [ ... ]

Proof That Hedgehogs & Dogs Can Get Along…

I wrote an article on my website that I just had to share with all of you Exotic Animal Lovers. It documents the relationship of my miniature schnauzers and my African Pygmy Hedgehog with some great photos included… It also outlines out a solid plan on how to Socialize your pets towards each other…Check it out here: Can Hedgehogs & Terriers Get Along? Socialization Is An Issue! Let me know what you think about this post, and please share your stories and experiences on socializing animals in your household… *** I hope you enjoyed today’s installment of Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live [ ... ]

Care, Protect and Play With Your Adopted Apartment Pet

Whether you have a dog, cat, bird, hedgehog, snake, lizard or hamster…Make sure you realize that they are an integral part of your family! Take care of them and their environment for an ideal relationship and keep them happy! You have made a vow to care and protect your adopted creature! Live up to it to the absolute best of your ability! *** Pets Are People Too….Wait……..Uh……. by Jeff Swett Okay, so animals aren’t actually people, but they have feelings like we do. Which makes them like people, doesn’t it? If a group of us were sitting around the living room [ ... ]