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Animal news: why are certain people in Maine attacking animals?

Today, Jennifer Finney Boylan’s essay in the Times is entitled, “It’s Not Easy Being An Optimist in Maine.” As a New York optimist — it’s genetic, don’t yell stats at me, I can’t help it — I read her with … Continue reading

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Animal news: salmonella being spread by this…household pet?

From Ellen Kaye in upstate New York, this odd piece of news which warns you about snuggling and being physically affectionate with your pet…hedgehog. I am hereby questioning whether the hedgehog is a “popular pet.” If it is then upstate … Continue reading

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Another piece of intriguing animal news?

Or maybe more mystifying than intriguing. In the sense of: how does anyone come into any contact with a hedgehog, never mind with lips? From 538 Significant Digits: 11 infected Don’t kiss your hedgehog, says the Centers for Disease Control. … Continue reading

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