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ANIMALS AUSTRALIA GROUP ACTIVE IN THE CAUSE OF ANIMAL WELFARE

ABC LANDLINE ARTICLE ABOUT ANIMALS AUSTRALIA PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: Farm lobby groups certainly think they had a big win recently when they pressured Coles and Animals Australia into dropping an in-store shopping bag promotion on animal welfare. But it might be a case of “Be careful what you wish for”, since Animals Australia have now […]

November 5th, 2013
Topic: Alpaca, ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, Birds, Cattle, Crocodiles, Dogs, Domestic animals, Fish, Goats, Horses, Kangaroos, Milking cows, Pigs, Platypus, Poultry, Rodents, Sheep, Turtles, Wild animals Tags: , , , , ,

HENDRA VIRUS REPORT FROM THE QLD GOVERNMENT NOV 2011.READ IT HERE.

Report summary The Queensland Government tabled a response to the Ombudsman’s Hendra Virus Report in Parliament on 17 November 2011. The Hendra Virus Report was an investigation into agency responses to Hendra virus incidents between January 2006 and December 2009. Since 2009, the Queensland Government has responded to another 11 Hendra virus incidents and has […]

December 11th, 2011
Topic: Bats, REPORTS STUDIES PAPERS Tags: , , , , , , ,

THE MISCONCEPTION THAT BATS ARE BLIND

BATS ARE BLIND????? NOT ACCORDING TO THIS. A common misconception perpetuated by its use in metaphors and similes , bats actually have quite normal eyesight, although they are very photosensitive and easily dazzled by excessive light. However, bats do often use echolocation in situations where their eyesight fails them, such as times of low light […]

September 10th, 2011
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, LIES FALSE MISCONCEPTIONS Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

BATS & PLANTS FORM A BOND SO IT WORKS

BATS AND PLANTS IN HARMONY …Well it is truly amazing Who would have thought that plants and bats can work together in such an interesting relationship? A plant known as Nepenthes rafflesiana pitcher has gained a great source of nutrition and coexistence. Bats seem to work together with the plants, providing them with food as […]

September 2nd, 2011
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

DEADLY HENDRA VIRUS STRIKES AGAIN IN QUEENSLAND

What is Hendra virus? What is Hendra virus? Hendra virus was first isolated in 1994 in a racing stable in the suburb of Hendra, Brisbane. Hendra virus is a zoonotic disease, which means it can transfer from animals to people. Hendra virus occasionally causes disease in horses and rarely causes disease in humans. It can […]

June 29th, 2011
Topic: Bats, Horses, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES Tags: , , , , ,

DO BATS HAVE THEIR OWN LANGUAGE?

The Language of Bats Science (Sep. 20, 2010) — Many species of bats hunt insects “on the wing” by making ultrasonic calls and using the echo to find prey while in flight. But do bats use echolocation calls to communicate with each other as well? New research in Panama shows that bats can recognize the […]

September 22nd, 2010
Topic: Bats, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

BAT CONTROLS HERE ARE A MUST IF THEY ARE A PROBLEM

INFORMATION ON BATS HERE CAN BE USEFUL IN THEIR CONTROL Bats Recognize The Individual Voices Of Other Bats (June 6, 2009) — Bats use echolocation for more than just spatial knowledge. Bats can use the characteristics of other bats’ voices to recognize each other, according to a new …  > read more Bats Are Keeping an […]

September 22nd, 2010
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES Tags: , , , , , , , ,