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1. Animals Help Relieve Depression
Amidst economic strife, high unemployment rates, tenuous future security, and struggles with self-esteem, it is little surprise that depression is a chronic reality for many. One of the most effective ways to help combat this condition is by taking advantage of the human-animal bond.
2. Scientists Discover Antibiotic Resistant Wildlife
Each year more people die from bacterial infections that were once preventable. Scientists discovered that antibiotic abuse in farm factory livestock is so prevalent that it has broken the agricultural barrier and is now in wildlife populations.
3. Hermaphrodite Hyenas?
Hyenas always get a bad rap - but these animals are truly fascinating creatures, with some physical and social characteristics that are truly unique. (Note: there is some information in this article that may not be appropriate for very young readers.)
4. The Role of Bees in Ancient Egypt
Captured within the walls of ancient Egypt rests a demonstration of our ability to embrace a natural equilibrium between humans and animals.
5. Health Benefits of Companion Animals
Sharing your life with a companion animal is a healthy choice.
6. How Animals Help Troubled Children
It is distressing to see a child suffer. Animal-Assisted Therapy proves effective at helping children through times of struggle.
7. Moth Eyes Help Create Efficient Solar Cells
The future comfort of our families will be, in large part, thanks to the wonderful nature of moths.
8. Tiny Menace of Australia, Sydney Funnel Web Spider
Sydney, Australia, known for its opera house, infamous bridge, and pristine beaches is also home to the venomous Funnel-Web Spider. Even though this spider is located in a limited region, it is considered one of the deadliest arachnids because of its proclivity towards aggressive behavior.
9. Animal Abuse on the Internet
The laws continue to get tougher, as people learn how to go about correctly submitting reports of abuse.
10. The Real Cost of Elephant Ivory
Ever wonder if there is any real harm to the sale of ivory?
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