Genome study found that mites that live and reproduce on your face have an anus

An example of Demodex follicle. picture: stock struggle (stock struggle) Scientists have finally revealed the genetic secrets of humanity’s warmest roommates: follicle demodex, also known as skin mites. Among other things, the results confirm that these mites do indeed have an anus, contrary to previous speculation. They also point out that the microscopic animals may … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the award for best in show at the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the award for best in show at the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Bobcats and Bats: A Guide to Backyard Wildlife in Central Texas

Rolling Hill Country isn’t just home to your friends and neighbors – it’s well known for its diverse ecosystem and amazing wildlife. From turtles basking in Lady Bird Lake to bats feeding on the Congress Bridge to animals that make burrs at night, you can find them all in the Central Texas habitat. Very few … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar | science news

Written by Eileen Kortenbach, Business Writer at AP Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid political turmoil after the … Read more