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Vets welcome proposed ban on primates as pets
14th December 2020
"We​ ​must​ ​put an end to ​the​ ​keeping​ ​and trade of​ ​primates​ ​as​ ​pets" - Daniella Dos Santos
Goby fish fins may be as sensitive as human fingertips, study suggests
9th November 2020
Researchers observe how goby fish use their fins to interact with different surfaces.
Study suggests ion generators could be harmful to fish
3rd September 2020
Researchers conclude generators produce toxic levels of copper and zinc.
Study reveals origins of guinea pig domestication
23rd June 2020
Researchers analyse ancient DNA from archaeological guinea pig remains.
Calls for tighter restrictions on keeping dangerous snakes as pets
26th March 2020
Easy to buy, but difficult to care for
Female fish can breed new species if males are attractive enough
11th December 2019
Forty new species found in single lake
Non-invasive sampling enhances reptile conservation
4th November 2019
The practical application of detection dogs and DNA analysis
Exotics vets treat 61-year-old tortoise for bladder stones
17th September 2019
Team removed stones without having to cut through the shell
Labour announces plans to ban pet primates
21st August 2019
Measure forms part of party's new Animal Welfare Manifesto
Microchip reminder after giant tortoise found wandering through field
14th August 2019
Finder hauled the enormous animal home in a wheelbarrow
Odours 'can evoke positive emotions' in rats
25th June 2019
Research finds rats can learn to link smells with positive experiences
Vigilance urged following reports of Seoul virus
29th April 2019
Disease identified at pig farms in northern England