January 18, 2013

New articles on AnimalSmart.org

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It’s a new year, and AnimalSmart.org has a new crop of articles about animal science and production. Visit the site to find articles to read at home or in the classroom.

If you are interested in pet health, read the new article on canine parvovirus. The disease can cause outbreaks at animal shelters, and puppies are especially at-risk.

The AnimalSmart.org Kids’ Zone features a new article on “Why do animals hibernate?” Kids might think that hibernating is just like sleeping, but scientists have found that hibernation actually changes how the body works!

Educators and parents might also enjoy the new page on Animal Tours. These recommended resources can help you find a farm or zoo to visit in your area. See animals in real life and test what you learned on AnimalSmart.org!