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The Benefits of Adopting Older Animals

The Benefits of Adopting Older Animals

Puppies and kittens are usually the first to be snatched up at animal shelters, which is great news for them! Unfortunately, older animals often sit in shelters for weeks, months, or even years waiting to be adopted. There’s really no good reason for this, since there are many benefits that come along with adopting older animals. Here are just a few.

Extinct Animals Spotlight: Bluebuck

Extinct Animals Spotlight: Bluebuck

Like many species before it, the bluebuck species breathed its last at the turn of the 18th century. Though this large, beautiful animal was known to be in decline, European settlers to the plains of South Africa hunted this species to extinction. The last known...

Extinct Animals Spotlight: Dodo

Extinct Animals Spotlight: Dodo

The dodo was a flightless bird that once thrived on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. The bird was said to have been first encountered by Dutch explorers in 1598; although the island was visited by the Portuguese in 1507, records show no mention of the...