Posts Tagged Animals

2015 Westminster pack to include 2 new breeds

Falko, left, a wire-haired vizsla, and Luna, a coton de tulear, pose on stage with their owners during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the two breeds will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — One is a rugged, versatile hunter conditioned to withstand frosty Hungarian winters. The other is a happy-go-lucky companion from the island of Madagascar. Both will join the pack at the Westminster Kennel Club show next year.

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Mississippi changes its squirrel hunting season

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A new state law has expanded squirrel season in Mississippi.

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US aids Michigan State to build better robofish

In a  Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013 photo provided by Michigan State University, an early prototype of Xiaobo Tan's robotic fish, called Grace, swims in a tank in his lab. Grace, for Gliding Robot Ace., is designed to track and monitor Great Lakes aquatic life such as trout, sturgeon and walleye. The university’s College of Engineering announced Friday, Sept.. 26, 2014 that it is developing the robofish in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey and has received a $1 million National Science Foundation grant for the work. (AP Photo/Michigan State University, G.L. Kohuth)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is using a $1 million federal grant to build a better robofish that can observe the feeding and migration habits of trout, walleye, sturgeon and other Great Lakes aquatic species.

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