Sport hunting of African lions has weakened them by restricting their genetic diversity
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Lion roar

A study lead by a conservation biologist at the Zoological Society of London, Simon Dures, has produced compelling but not conclusive evidence that sport hunting of African lions has made them physically less strong than they were 100 years ago … please continue reading

Lil Bub suffers from osteopetrosis, a rare bone disease
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Lil Bub via Facebook

Lil Bub is probably the second most celebrated Internet cat after Grumpy Cat. Her name is a great success. Her appearance is characterised by her diminutive size and a tongue which is perpetually hanging out. She also has extra toes … please continue reading

Male Tortoiseshell Cat Acts like a Masculinized Female Rather Than a true Male
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male tortie cats

Male tortoiseshell cats have feminine personality traits as described below. We know that the chances of finding a male tortoiseshell cat are very rare. I’ve seen various estimates as to their rarity. The lowest figure I’ve seen is about 200 … please continue reading