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The SmallAnimalChannel Newswire - August 1, 2008

Stay up-to-date with the latest small animal news from all around the world.

Posted: August 1, 2008, 2:40 p.m. EDT

Guinea Pigs Run Amok In Hawaii
More than 40 feral guinea pigs have been trapped in Hawaii, the Honolulu Advertiser reports. Read the article>>

House Rabbit Society Volunteers Rescue A Rabbit
One white rabbit eludes rescuers, but the hunt for it leads to the rescue of another rabbit, The reports. Read the article>>

Scotland Searches For Pet Champ
Scottish pet owners can enter their pets in a photo/video contest from now through August 25th. Read the article>>

How Plague Spreads Through Wild Gerbil Populations
According to Innovations Report, data from satellites puts percolation theory at the forefront of explaining how plague spreads through wild gerbil populations in Central Asia. Read the article>> 

No Olympics For Rats, Ferrets And Others
The U.S. Olympic Committee has threatened lawsuits against non-Olympic events that use the word Olympics, this includes a rat event and a ferret event, The Wall Street Journal reports. Read the article>>

Four People Act Like Hamsters To Raise Funds
A hamster character from Bolt, an upcoming Disney film, inspires people to go inside giant balls to raise money for the ASPCA, MarketWatch reports. Read the article>>

Tame Norway Rat Saves Teacher’s Career
Bob Mount of reveals how a protective mother rat saved her babies and his career from an escaped snake. Read the article>>

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Sheryl, Bloomington, IN
Posted: 9/29/2008 11:25:46 AM
The story about the rat and the coral snake is great!
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Posted: 8/1/2008 12:51:13 PM
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