Because many wild fish populations are in decline, a huge effort goes into supplementing wild populations with fish raised in hatcheries. However, wild fish and hatchery-raised fish are different in many respects (see last week’s 277 more words
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The last of JoJo and my adventures included visiting the former WWII concentration camp, Dachau, King Ludwig II’s bachelor pad Schloss Linderhof, and the UNESCO protected town of Český Krumlov. 589 more words
So the time came round for Crufts this year, and as usual, I watched only the final.
This is a programme I want to watch, because I adore dogs of any breed and it’s lovely to see so many of them, but I feel I shouldn’t. 296 more words
A West Norfolk Terrier has seen off some tough opposition to be crowned Crufts 2014 ‘Most Inbred Dog’.
With paper-thin skin, no kidneys and a face racked with pain, ‘Swingalong Oedipus IX’ was recognised by judges as the best example of his inbreed, at least amongst the few that survive. 308 more words
When my friend went on vacation for a week, I was beyond blessed to have the opportunity to take care of her pug, Frank. Over those precious seven days, Frank taught me so, so much about myself, life, believing, dreams, and yearning. 120 more words