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The Weirdest Incidents Involving Wild Turkeys This Week

Posted November 27, 2014 by Jon Mooallem
The Weirdest Incidents Involving Wild Turkeys This Week

Wild turkeys were “everywhere” on Cape Cod, despite having once been extinct in Massachusetts. The birds were also booming again in Ohio, Florida, Texas, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, and New Jersey, where turkey numbers had increased a thousand-fold since 1977, when 22 wild turkeys were brought in from New York and Vermont to restock what was then a virtually turkey-less state. A New Jersey biologist now assured the public: “I think that they are here to stay,” and a local Op-Ed writer attributed the turkey’s success, in part, to polygamy.

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Dogs

While We Wait…

Posted November 26, 2014 by Stephanie

I know, I know!  I owe you all an explanation!  Where is this new puppy you keep blathering on about?  Well, he is coming, I swear!!  However there has been a small delay and it looks like it will be a few more days before our family grows by one more.  For now, it felt […]

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Animals

The Cutest and Weirdest Wild Animal Incidents This Week

Posted November 21, 2014 by Jon Mooallem
The Cutest and Weirdest Wild Animal Incidents This Week

This Week in Wild Animals for November 21, 2014 Starfish were deflating. Polar bears were going bald. Fur seals were raping penguins. A 400-pound tortoise named Benjamin Franklin made an appearance outside a Walmart. This Week in Wild Animals is a public service for human beings compiled by Jon Mooallem, author of the book Wild […]

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Cats

Enter To Win A Pet Friendly Prize Pack & Support The OSPCA

Posted September 12, 2014 by Anonymous

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED On September 20th and 21st, the Ontario SPCA is celebrating its third annual Friends for Life!™ Walk, presented by Nutrience. Everyone is encouraged to go online to www.friendsforlifewalk.ca to register for a walk in their community, gather sponsors and […]

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Cats

Enter To Win A Pet Friendly Prize Pack & Support The OSPCA

Posted September 12, 2014 by Anonymous

On September 20th and 21st, the Ontario SPCA is celebrating its third annual Friends for Life!™ Walk, presented by Nutrience. Everyone is encouraged to go online to www.friendsforlifewalk.ca to register for a walk in their community, gather sponsors and walk in support of […]

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Cats

Garden Surprises

Posted August 29, 2014 by Marguerite

I was wandering around the flower garden the other day.  Plotting my next move.  I’ve been working hard, one section at a time.  Clearing weeds, amending the soil, adding new plants and finally mulching.  Then I move on to the next …

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Duck!

Posted August 12, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

I am sitting here trying to decide whether this story is about a bunch of ducks and geese, or about the old guy that has appointed himself their guardian. (I guess I better start at the beginning and set the scene for you!) I live in a suburb of London called Byron, which is at […]

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This is not Yogi Bear!

Posted August 11, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A quick-thinking walker in Canada survived a black bear attack last week by grabbing hold of its tongue and not letting go. Gilles Cyr said: “His mouth was wide open right in front of my face so the last thing I remember I had his tongue in my hand and I didn’t want to let […]

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Justin Trudeau is now a Mooslim!

Posted August 6, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well, the kid put his foot in it this time! Last Friday Trudeau went to prayers at a Montreal Mosque, and did the same thing I do when I go to Sunday Mass with my wife………………, ya sit down with everybody, ya stand up with everybody, bow with everybody, turn left and then right with […]

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