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Cards 4 Critters Poker Tournament This Sunday in Evansville

This Sunday, get your poker face ready for the Cards 4 Critters Poker Tournament to benefit Another Chance for Animals, a foster-based no-kill rescue in the Evansville area.

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Animal Control Dramatically Breaks Window to Rescue Dog Locked in Hot Car [VIDEO]

A video gone viral shows Animal Control dramatically breaking a window to rescue a dog that was locked in a hot car for at least 35 minutes.

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(Warrick Humane Society-facebook)
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Remember Your Pets During Your Independence Day Celebrations

This week while you and everyone else are celebrating our nation's independence, remember the pets!  Keep them safe and from getting too stressed out.  The noises of fireworks will especially rattle the calmest of pets.  I reserved a "safe" place for our dogs long ago in the house basement.  I have an 8' X 16' kennel built especially for the dogs where they know they are safe.

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NBC - The Tonight
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Jeff Musial Introduces Jimmy Fallon to an Elephant – See Him Live in the Tri-State

I always love it when talk show hosts are accosted by wild animals. Nothing is funnier than a giant bird flapping the fake hair off someone who is trying to keep it together. Now, you can get up close and personal with one of TV's hottest animal handlers. 

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Meet Rufus, the Badass Hawk That Keeps Wimbledon Free of Annoying Pigeons

In the previous millennium, pigeons were a major nuisance at tennis's most prestigious event, Wimbledon. That all changed when Rufus the hawk arrived.

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Patch & Sniffer (Dave Westrich)
Patch & Sniffer (Dave Westrich)
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Right Pawed or Left Pawed Pets?

Dogs and cats can have preferential paws, just like you and I are right or left handed.  So, just for kicks, Jenny and I experimented on our own dogs and cat to find out if they actually were right pawed or left pawed. 

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NBC - The Tonight Show
NBC - The Tonight Show
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Jeff Musial Brings an Albino Alligator Family to the Tonight Show – See Him Live in the Tri-State

I always love it when talk show hosts are accosted by wild animals. Nothing is funnier than a giant bird flapping the fake hair off someone who is trying to keep it together. Now, you can get up close and personal with one of TV's hottest animal handlers. 

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Cockroaches Ready to Save Human Lives!

We think of these little, fast running animals as disgusting, gross germ-carrying bugs, but now they're being elevated to a service that can help save human lives.  Scientists at North Carolina State University have (reportedly) created an electronic backpack that a roach can wear.  Why would anyone want to develop a cockroach backpack? 

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Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden
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‘Members Only’ Party Tuesday Night at Mesker Park Zoo

On Tuesday, June 17th Mesker Park Zoo hosts a "members only" party from 5:30p-7:30p. If you're a zoo member, you'll definitely want to take advantage of this opportunity which includes free activities and behind-the-scenes access.

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Bird Nest with Cowbird Egg (Dave Westrich)
Bird Nest with Cowbird Egg (Dave Westrich)
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The Cowbird Invasion Has Begun in the Westrich Backyard

One of those "teaching moments" just occurred this past weekend.  While out playing basketball with my son and daughter, the ball happened to roll to a particular bush.  While retrieving the ball, I spied a bird's nest inside the bush.  After looking a little more closely, I realized that the eggs inside the nest were not the same.

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