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Students, veterinarians address animal welfare scenarios during annual contest

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Participants completed in-person assessments of the welfare of animals in a variety of scenarios, including laboratory rats, farmed bison, cage-free laying hens, and tortoises in a zoo. The 23rd annual AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest, or AWJAC, took place November 17-19 at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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RATS, Raptors, and Reckitt Benckiser

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Mice/rats in your house or business? ” Most people don’t understand what they’re doing when they use rat poison. Support and follow Raptors Are The Solution ( RATS ), a Berkely, CA group whose goal is to get all poisonous rodenticides off the shelves. Call the pest control company. Alert: they’re lying. What to do?

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10,000 Birds Launches Alley Rat Allies

10,000 Birds

After all, if feral cats should be allowed to roam free without fear of poisoning, being trapped-and-euthanized, or otherwise coming to harm then why not give rats the same treatment? So we announce the formation of a new, national organization dedicated to the preservation of the rat. Rats are cute!

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Is this a Rat?

Reddit Animals

These animals hang out by our local lake/forest area and I'm not 100% sure that they are Rats. They have tails like a Rat. submitted by /u/Superbad1990 [link] [comments]

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Shearwater Success: Seabirds Return to Rat-Free Islands

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After invasive rats had effectively extirpated Manx Shearwaters from two of the Isles of Scilly—British islands off the southwestern coast of Cornwall—Prince Charles and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) sprang into action. Score one for the good guys. None had been seen in St. Agnes or Gugh for generations.

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Rat or Muskrat?

Reddit Animals

Not sure what I saw , at first when it was climbing the bird feeder I thought it was a really big rat. Tail was super long which made me think maybe a muskrat. There is a river near the house and it always heads in that direction when I scare it off. This is the only time I got a good look at it.

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Can My Rat Eat That?

4 The Love Of Animals

If you’re keeping rats you often need to find out quickly whether you can give them a snack, maybe something from your own meal, or you want to know whether it’s worth buying in something you think they might enjoy. … Continue reading → The post Can My Rat Eat That? appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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