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|Family charged with mistreating hundreds of pets|
ROYALTON, Wis. Waupaca (wa-PAK'-uh) County prosecutors have charged a Town of Royalton family with misdemeanor crimes for allegedly housing hundreds of animals without proper care.
|Feds Say You Have To Register Your Animals|
The signup is part of the National Animal Identification Program, designed to quickly track animals in case an illness such as mad cow disease breaks out. Wisconsin has become the first state to require owners to register their livestock.
|Female cheetahs go wild for Calvin Klein|
Female cheetahs at the Bronx Zoo just love Calvin Klein perfumes. But these New York cats don't dab it behind their ears - they just enjoy rubbing up against tree stumps sprayed with it.
|Female Moa Bird Liked the Little Guys, Studies Suggest|
Female moa birds had a sweet spot for the little guys, according to two papers appearing in the September 11 issue of Nature. The research teams, led by scientists in New Zealand and England, applied a pioneering technique in genetic analysis that allowed them to determine the sex of extinct moa by analyzing nuclear DNA extracted from fossils.
|Females Are Dominant Sex, Primate Study Suggests|
Feminists might be surprised to hear it, but females are the dominant sex in most primate communities. Far from being passive bystanders in a world governed by machismo, a new study suggests females may determine social evolution in primates.
|Fish Off Arctic City Get Drug Cocktail from Sewers|
OSLO - Fish in seas near a Norwegian Arctic city are getting an unexpectedly strong cocktail of caffeine and painkillers from local sewers, a scientist said on Monday.
|Flatulent whales caught in the act|
Scientists have photographed a giant gas bubble emanating from a whale, suggesting that flatulence is just as common for ocean mammals as it is for humans and many other terrestrial animals...
|Fluorescent fish stoke ecological fears|
When the world's first genetically-engineered fish, the glow-in-the-dark 'Night Pearl', hit the aquarium market two months ago, its Taiwan developer hoped for a sea of profits.
|Fluorescent shrimps attract and repel|
Shrimp use dramatic fluorescent colour displays to warn off rivals and attract sexual partners, the first study of its kind has shown.
|Former Pet Tigers Find Home in Tennessee Shelter|
About 15 minutes west of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, just off Interstate 10, the Tiger Truck Stop keeps a 350-pound (160-kilogram) Siberian tiger named Tony.
Astonishing as it may seem, exotic big cats are permitted as pets, and in all sorts of moneymaking schemes in the United States, as long as owners abide by federal and state regulations.