25/03/2014

Are you going to give her an “old bag” on Mother’s Day?

We cannot tell a lie. Although we were vaguely offended by the reference to ‘old bags’ we were hooked by the proposition. Knowing how much vets and nurses enjoy a nice cup of tea, we felt obliged to tell you more. P.S. We love the mahagony boxes filled with tea pods – which are clearly […]

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25/02/2014

This mite be one of the most unusual discoveries in Zoology

Discovery of a new genus and species of soil mite. Soil samples taken from Ohio, USA reveal the discovery of a new genus and species of Nematalycidae. The long, slender, ‘worm-like’ body of the Nematalycidae makes it an unusual family of soil mites. The study, published in Journal of Natural History reveals the discovery of […]

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05/02/2014

WILD BIRD TREATS FOR WINTER FEEDING BY JOHNSON’S VETERINARY PRODUCTS LIMITED

So far we have had quite a mild wet Winter, but it is likely that we shall soon be experiencing cold frosty weather, when wild birds find life very difficult. Johnson’s range of popular Wild Bird Treats are excellent “Winter Warmers” and help the diminishing number of our traditional Wild Birds survive the harsh winter […]

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29/01/2014

Scientists ‘love’ their ancient seabird discovery

Bones of a previously unknown species prove to be one of the oldest seabirds Fossils discovered in Canterbury <http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03036758.2013.863788> , New Zealand reveal the nature of one of the world’s oldest flying seabirds. Thought to have lived between 60.5 and 61.6 million years ago, the fossil is suggested to have formed shortly after the extinction […]

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13/12/2013

SCOTTISH SEABIRD CENTRE NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

Seabird Centre announces finalists: Exhibition of shortlisted images now open The award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre has announced the finalists in its Nature Photography Awards. Now in their eighth year, the awards attracted a record level of entries across the seven categories involved, and more than 100 stunning images of flora and fauna from across the […]

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