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  1. Animal photos: The week in cute, Jan. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | OregonLive.com

    An iguana suns itself beside a canal in Davie, Fla., on Jan. 16, 2015. Due to Florida's prominence in the exotic pet trade, iguanas imported as pets have escaped or been released, and are now established in South Florida.

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  2. Aquarium says the helicopter approach is the key to better pet parentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PRWeb

    In the wake of a new study by the University of California examining personality traits of pet owners, bosses at Anglo-American pet insurance technology specialists Aquarium Software say the use of software in the pet insurance market is leading to similar insights and could ultimately help cut premiums for policyholders. With the growth in the use of comprehensive pet insurance software, we can drill down into the data provided to reveal much more useful insights and based on a significantly larger sample of people.

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  3. New England Patriots Defeat Seattle Seahawks in Pet Names CompetitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PRWeb

    ... mind and is committed to being the trusted choice of America's pet lovers. VPI plans cover dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for multiple medical problems and conditions relating to accidents, illnesses and injuries. Wellness coverage for routine ...

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  4. Yellowknife's boa capacity constricted as animal hospital fills with snakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | CBC News

    Stella, a 1.2 metre long boa constrictor, is one of at least five snakes in Yellowknife in search of a new home. An influx of unwanted boa constrictors has left Yellowknife's animal hospital at "exotic pet capacity," and more of the snakes in search of permanent homes.

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  5. Facts about macawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Examiner.com

    Caring for a pet is a huge responsibility. Whenever you take an animal into your home you must be prepared to constantly care for it, feed it, walk it and pay attention to it.

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  6. Exotic animals in L.A.'s urban jungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Residents of Van Nuys discovered this month that an alligator named Jaxson had been living in a neighbor's backyard for the last 37 years. But it is far from the only story of exotic pets living among us in Southern California.

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  7. Former owner of Ikea monkey defends latest primate purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Toronto Star

    ... Lakes region, where she also keeps horses and alpacas. The municipality does not have a bylaw against owning exotic pets. Nakhuda made headlines in 2012 when Darwin, dressed in a shearling coat, was seen traipsing around a Toronto Ikea parking lot. ...

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  8. On the go: auto, reptile and home showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Houston Chronicle

    ... and Expo Center in Conroe. Vendors will be showing thousands of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and other exotic pets. Be inspired at the Sugar Land Home and Garden Show, which will showcase contractors and specialists who can transform your ...

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  9. UAE kids 'want exotic pets as toys'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BBC News

    Children in the United Arab Emirates are shunning toy animals in favour of their real-life counterparts, it's been reported. The trend for exotic pets in the emirates has long caused alarm among conservationists, and one expert says children are now particularly keen.

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  10. Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my! Kids prefer the real deal in the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Al Bawaba

    ... by kids, teenagers. When we worked with kids before, we noticed that almost 100 per cent of the kids had had exotic pets at least once in their lives." The comments came during a meeting with Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned primatologist, anthropologist ...

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  11. Carbondale home with 72 snakes poses zoning questionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Times-Tribune

    ... to a business. It is worth considering adding a provision to the zoning ordinance that specifically covers exotic pets, whether someone trying to keep alligators or a boa constrictor that grows to be 5 feet long and could be dangerous if released, ...

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  12. Animals impress young crowd at Wild Americas ShowRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    ... This is great. People have been giving us good reviews." Saskatchewan has tighter laws than many provinces on exotic pets, which meant that the animals that came in from Ontario couldn't be touched. McConnell says the advantage to stricter laws is ...

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  13. Zoo keeps couple jumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | HeraldNet

    ... Christmas Tree Farm, a 25-acre property outside of Arlington, and quickly transformed it into a haven for their exotic pets. Since opening the Outback Kangaroo Farm, the operation has grown to about 125 animals, including some endangered species. ...

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  14. Kangaroos keep couple jumping at private Arlington zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | HeraldNet

    ... Christmas Tree Farm, a 25-acre property outside of Arlington, and quickly transformed it into a haven for their exotic pets. Since opening the Outback Kangaroo Farm, the operation has grown to about 125 animals, including some endangered species. ...

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  15. Zoo keeps couple jumping: Kangaroos, lemurs and more at Arlington's Outback farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | HeraldNet

    ... Christmas Tree Farm, a 25-acre property outside of Arlington, and quickly transformed it into a haven for their exotic pets. Since opening the Outback Kangaroo Farm, the operation has grown to about 125 animals, including some endangered species. ...

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  16. Undercover researchers expose new species of lizard for sale on Philippine black marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Science Daily

    Amid the black-market pet trade in Manila, researchers have discovered two species of water monitor lizard that previously were unknown to science. Manila's criminal trade in animals ranges from pet stores "with many endangered and illegal species hidden behind the scenes" to major international wildlife violators and wholesale smuggling rackets.

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  17. 15 things you can do to help animals in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... while boating not to transfer invasive aquatic species attached to your vessel to other waterways, never release exotic pets into the wild and plant only native plants to ensure you are not introducing invasive species. Visit the Zoo: The Seneca ...

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  18. Poland firefighters rescue tropical birds from frigid temperaturesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Dave Thornton says he and fellow firefighters Bob Sanchez and Tony Tucci were called out Wednesday afternoon to New Castle Road where three men and a woman reported finding two parrots in a tree about fifteen feet above the ground. Thornton says he climbed up a ladder and recovered one of the tropical birds without a problem.

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  19. Preventing Infections Caused by Pets in Persons with HIV / AIDSRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | PR Log

    ... gloves when cleaning aquariums or animal cages and wash your hands immediately after completing the task. Avoid exotic pets such as monkeys and ferrets, or wild animals such as raccoons, lions, bats and skunks. I have a job that involves working ...

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  20. Lions and Tigers at NC Conservancy Receive Their Holiday Gifts in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | CNN

    Like most places in the country, temperatures were frigid in North Carolina on the morning of January 10, 2015. Deep in the rural farmland near Burlington, a lion named Calvin snuggled warmly with his sisters, Savik and Katrina.

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