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October 10, 2017 - Issue 1763


It's Like a Pandora's Box for Your Poor Pet

feline cystitis

October 10, 2017

This singular-sounding disorder mimics so many far-ranging issues it's a nightmare to try to figure out what's really going on. Fortunately, if you eliminate some or all of these 5 common triggers, you hedge your bets against problems. And recurrence, which is common.

Hyllus Gigantus, the Largest Jumping Spider in the World

Hyllus Gigantus, the Largest Jumping Spider in the World

October 10, 2017

Nearly an inch long, this hairy arachnid can jump eight times its own body length.

Are Killer Whales Splitting Into Distinct Species?

orca ecotypes

October 10, 2017

A video showing a group of orcas hunting a shark adds credence to the varying dietary preferences among orca communities. Although the different orca 'ecotypes' are not separated geologically, they do not interbreed and have significantly different 'cultures,' leading some experts to believe they're turning into distinct species.