Visit the Zoo Podcast – Episode 073 Curated Content

3-25-19 – From Episode 072, “Visit the Zoo Podcast”

What Is the Toothiest Animal on Earth?

Peek inside a few animal mouths and you’ll see evidence of evolution’s finest work. Take snakes, whose teeth are needle-thin and spiked with venom — excruciatingly efficient instruments for killing prey. Or walruses, which use their massive teeth like ice picks to haul their heavy bodies along the ground. In hagfish, hook-like teeth that line the gullet are ideal for macerating the flesh into which they burrow, headfirst.

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My View: Not-so-dumb animals have lessons to teach

Pets have owned me since I was young. They never took long to train me. As a girl, I pushed my dog in my doll buggy. Afterward, she expected a reward so I rocked her while feeding her milk from a doll bottle.

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The Latest: Leader of animal rights group denounce Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on the death of a dog that participated in the Iditarod race (all times local):

A leader of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals denounced the Iditarod after a dog that participated in the race died. Tracy Reiman says the race is responsible for the death Saturday of Oshi, a 5-year-old female on the race team of Richie Beattie.

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What makes humans unique among animals

I’ve written quite a lot of these words in an Italian café near where I live. It’s early on a Friday evening right now, and it’s buzzing. I’m the slightly odd man sitting alone with his fourth coffee and a heap of books. It strikes me that restaurants are wonderful places for observing the full package of human evolution.

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Myth busting wildlife animals with Ms. Mallory Adventures (video)

SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- We are myth busting the common misconceptions about wildlife animals. Ms. Mallory was back this morning and this time she brought baby Emus. Follow Ms. Mallory @ms.malloryadventures and for more information go to http://msmalloryadventures.com.Read More