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The peregrine is a very large compact falcon

The Peregrine is a very large compact falcon.  It can grow to be 14 to 18 inches long.  The upper wings and crown, as well as the side of its head are a blue-gray color.  The chest and the feathers are both white with short black horizontal stripes.  It has a hooked beak and outline […]

Mastiffs in one form or another have been around since before written history began

Mastiffs in one form or another have been around since before written history began. Carvings from the Babylonian palace of Ashurbanipal (these carvings are on display in the British Museum) show large Mastiff-type dogs hunting lions in the desert near the Tigris River. Mastiffs as war dogs Phoenician merchants introduced the Mastiff to ancient Britain […]

With over 400 breeds of dog available today, it may be a bit mind boggling to know that all domestic dogs come from the same family

With over 400 breeds of dog available today, it may be a bit mind boggling to know that all domestic dogs come from the same family. DNA analysis has proven that Canis familiaris is where all dog breeds began, making them descendants of Canis lupus, which is the wolf. The wolf was interbred to make […]

Alligator is widespread sized crocodile

Alligator is widespread sized crocodile. They are 6.5 to 8 m (2 to 2.5 meters) long. Lizard is widespread in Central America and northern South America, extending from southern Mexico to Peru and Brazil. Alligator was most widespread in the New World crocodiles, but there is in almost all low-lying wetlands and river habitats in […]

What is catnip

What is catnip? Is it good for your cat? How often can you give catnip to your cat? How do cats react to catnip? These questions will all be answered in this article. Catnip is a plant that can be grown in your garden and it is a member of the mint family. Catnip can […]