The arrival of a new litter is always exciting, and it’s no different when it comes to puppies. This story is about Rosie, a beautiful golden retriever mix who was found on the streets and taken to Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue. The volunteers noticed that Rosie had a big tummy, and they quickly realized that she was pregnant. Luckily, Rosie found a foster home with … [Read more...] about Pregnant Rescue Dog Surprises Foster Family by Giving Birth to Litter of “Baby Cows”
Why Do Some Cows Have Holes Drilled in Their Stomach?
Cows that have holes drilled in their stomach are known as “cannulated cows,” and the hole drilled in their stomach is known as a “cannula.” Imagine having access to a cow’s stomach. Call it craving or curiosity, a cannulated cow is a man-made experiment to learn more about what happens in a bovine’s digestive tract and how to maximize its milk output. A cannula functions as … [Read more...] about Why Do Some Cows Have Holes Drilled in Their Stomach?
Chinese Scientists Create Three Super Cows From Cloning
China claims it successfully cloned 3 ‘super cows.’ According to CBS News, Chinese scientists said they have successfully cloned three "super cow" calves that, once fully grown, are capable of producing 50% more milk than the average American cow. The cloning experiment began last year at Northwest University of Agricultural and Forestry Science and Technology in Shaanxi, … [Read more...] about Chinese Scientists Create Three Super Cows From Cloning
Cows Painted To Look Like Zebras Repel Flies Better Than Plain-Coated Cows
A cow's days of fly-shooting and hoof-stomping may be coming to an end. According to researchers, all it takes to repel pests is a fresh coat of paint. According to a new study published in PLOS One, black cows painted to look like zebras are nearly 50% less likely to suffer from pesky horse fly bites. Six cows were given black-and-white stripes, black stripes, and no … [Read more...] about Cows Painted To Look Like Zebras Repel Flies Better Than Plain-Coated Cows
Chinese Authorities Have Declared The Dugong “Sea Cows” That Gave Rise to The Mermaid Myth Extinct
Exhaustive surveys revealed that nobody has seen a dugong in Chinese waters since 2008. According to research conducted by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), dugongs are now practically extinct in China as there have been no sightings of the adored "sea cow" grazers since 2008. These gentle giants, whose numbers fell after the 1970s, are apparently losing the war … [Read more...] about Chinese Authorities Have Declared The Dugong “Sea Cows” That Gave Rise to The Mermaid Myth Extinct