Monday, May 6, 2013

Links round up

Check out the links below...

Lucy, The World's Smallest Working Dog is recognised by the Guinness Book of Records. She's a little rescue dog who fell on her feet...

Here is a great video of cows playing. Yep, they are sensitive creatures capable of feeling happiness like the rest of us.

Registrations are open for the Australian Animal Studies Group 2013 Conference "Life on the Anthropocene". (Declaration: I am on the organising committee, so I have a vested interest in encouraging as many would-be delegates as possible to come on down to Sydney Uni.

A guinea pig you can walk on the lead and go for a swim with? I thought this link about capybaras as pets was a hoax...until I found this segment on Animal Planet. I own guinea pigs, but I am not sure your average person (myself included) could adequately care for one of these beautiful creatures. (Note in the video when she says she needs to carry a bowl of water for Caplin the Capybara to toilet in...this is the understatement of the century. You need a kiddie pool!).