• Ronald McDonald posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Conservancy Biologists, To The Best Of Known Record, Caught The Largest, 215-Pound, 18 Ft Long, Burmese Python Ever Found In Florida State. The Python, Pregnant With 122 Eggs And Caught In December 2021, Is Believed To Be A Pet That Was Released To The Everglades. The Snake Was Euthanized To Protect The Everglades Ecosystem.

  • Ronald McDonald posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Researchers, In A First, Achieved Asexual Reproduction, Parthenogenesis, In A Mammal Using CRISPR. And The Surviving Mice Birthed Asexually Was Raised To Adulthood And Reproduced Sexually. This Feat Could Have Implications In Agriculture & Medicine. However, More Research Is Needed To Improve The Process & Success Rate Of Viable Offspring.

  • Ronald McDonald posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 7 months ago

    Scientists May Have Discovered The Oldest Python In The World. The Python, Called “Messelopython Freyi,” A New Python Species That Is 47 Myrs Old And About One Meter Long, Was Discovered At UNESCO World Heritage Site “Messel Pit,” In Germany. This Discovery Could Be A Major Leap Forward In Understanding Python’s Evolutionary History.

  • Ronald McDonald posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 11 months ago

    This May Be Another Case Of Parthenogenesis In A Snake. This Time, A Ball Python, Identified By The Number 361003, And Said To Be The Oldest Snake (62 Years Old) At The Saint Louis Zoo, Has Laid 7 Eggs, On July 23, 2020, Without Being With A Male In More Than 15 Years. Egg Testing Is On The Way To Confirm Parthenogenesis.

  • Ronald McDonald posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 11 months ago

    Germany, A Country With ~9.4 Million Dogs, Where ~1 In 5 Homes Own A Dog, Is Enforcing A New Law Beginning In 2021. The Dog Act Law, Meant To Give Dogs Enough Exercise, States That Dog Owners Must Walk Their Dogs at Least Twice A Day For An Hour, Or Let It Run Around The Garden. This Law Is Being Received With Mixed Feelings:=)

  • Dogs Are Indeed Very Loyal To The Extent That, According To A New Study, They Tend To Mimic The Stress From Their Owners. The Study, Though Revealing, May, However, Be Questionable In Certain Regards. For Example, It’s Gender Skewed As It Only Comprises 58 Females And Their Dogs.

  • Ronald McDonald posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 years, 2 months ago

    An 8-Year-Old Green Anaconda, With No Male Contact, But Via A Very Rare Process Of Nonsexual Birth Or Parthenogenesis, Gave Birth To Two Anaconda Snakes. This Happened At The Boston Aquarium. This’s The Second Known Case Of Parthenogenesis In Green Anaconda, But Has Been Documented In Vertebrates Like Lizards, Sharks, And Birds.