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November 9, 2011: We've scoured the Web to find the best animal stories, videos and photos for you to chew on. And it's all right here.
Most Popular Holiday Gifts for Pets Revealed How much will you shell out for your furry friend for Christmas this year? An AP-Petside.com poll finds that Americans plan to spend an average of $46 on pet holiday gifts, up from $41 last year. The poll found that the most popular type of pet gift was a toy, followed by edible treats and clothing. — Read it at Petside
Researchers found that the points where canines broke into different species are associated with canine cancer. "It is possible that the rearrangement of chromosomes that occurred when these species diverged from one another created unstable regions on the chromosome, and that is why these regions are associated with cancer," one of the researchers said. — Read it at Science Daily
The two calves bring the total number of giraffes at Lion Country Safari in West Palm Beach, Fla., to a whopping 58. The male babies were 6-foot-5 and 6-foot-1 when their mothers gave birth to them in late October. — See photos at Today
You’ve probably witnessed plenty of catfights. But have you ever seen a move like this? The cat in this video recoils onto its hind legs in a cobralike move. It’s a must-see. — Watch it at the Huffington Post
Bowser Beer earned recognition as the first beer made specifically for canines from the World Records Academy. The brew, which has no hops, alcohol or carbonation like human beer (because they’re bad for dogs), is made with sweet malt barley. "It's human grade, which is good because some people drink it by accident,” a Bowser Beer spokeswoman told the Huffington Post. — Read it at the Huffington Post
Ever wondered how schools of fish navigate the sea together without bumping into each other? Researchers discovered that they use simple rules of the road, like car drivers — they go faster to catch up with a neighbor who’s far away or put on the brakes when they get too close. The fish respond only to their closest neighbors at any given time. — Read it at Discovery News
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