Diseases of Bovine (Cattle and Buffalo)

1.0 Digestive Disease of Bovine (Cattle and Buffalo) 1.1 Bovine Viral Diarrhea Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) is a significant disease of cattle that found endemic in most of the countries all over the world (Fray et al., 2000). It is a viral disease that arises from the bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) (NYSCHAP, 2007). This … Read more

Threats to the Sumatran elephant

In today’s modern world, there are various animals that are critically endangered and are at risk of extinction. The number of species that are at risk of extinction are continuing to grow, and we as humans, are completely failing these species. The destruction of habitats and the excessive killing of species while hunting has both … Read more

Conduct a web based search in order to identify valid resources relevant to animal studies

Evaluate the resources and describe the role they might play in helping you to develop knowledge and understanding throughout the course To enhance learning, produce assignments and complete the Animal Studies course, I will need to use sources of information that are reliable, reputable and impartial. These can be found via web searches but reading … Read more

Animal Cruelty in Testing

In 2014, Ryan Moore adopted three 8-week-old bunnies from the Freedom + Rescue Project, a nonprofit organization that rescues animals from laboratories once they were done being experimented on. One of the bunnies died just after a month later, and another one after two to three years. Four years later, Moore noticed that his third … Read more

ENDANGERED ANIMALS

ENDANGERED ANIMALS Animals that are endangered are exactly what you think it mean. Those animals are in danger of becoming extinct in other words nonexistent;there won’t be anymore of that kind of animal. The question is why are they becoming extinct what is happening to them. Well that is easy they are dying. Now why … Read more

Breeds of Kiwi

The Southern Brown Kiwi (Tokoeka) is a species of Kiwi found in the far South of New Zealand. It is grouped into 2 subspecies; the first is somewhat common (population of 20,000) and is found on Stewart Island, and the second is found in the southwest of the South Island, with a population of 7,000 … Read more

Shark Netting

The thought of getting bit by a shark, is often accompanied by the thought of pure horror. Regardless, if that person be an environmentalist, or just your average beachgoer going to a swim, the realities of a shark bite are too horrifying to imagine. Which is why, coastal beaches absolutely must continued to be permitted … Read more

Euthanasia in Animals

In 2015-2016 5,872 dogs in the RSPCA were euthanized. 67.12% was for behavioral problems, 24.69% were for medical reasons, 4.77% was for legal action, and 2.96% was infectious. A dying dog is euthanized to put it out of its misery, but what about the other 72.26%? Is euthanizing animals an act of mercy, or an … Read more

The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert

In The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert examines various aspects of this theory. She begins by stating our understanding of evolution and extinction, beginning in revolutionary France, where Georges Cuvier’s work made extinction a conceivable subject for further studies. By taking at how we have come to understand the planet, Kolbert stresses the imbalance between our … Read more

Apterygidae Birds

One of the most common misconceptions regarding any branch of the animal kingdom is that “all birds can fly.” Apterygidae, commonly known as kiwi birds (referred to as simply ‘kiwi’), is one of the families of birds that is incapable of flying. Along with this trait, kiwis possess many others that are indicative of both … Read more