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  Animal Planet :: Animals A to Zoo
We think this is a great place to locate all of your favorite animals.
Start exploring now by clicking on your favorite group of animals.
If you want to find out more about wildlife organizations and foundations mentioned in Animal Planet programs, this is the place for you.
animal.discovery.com /guides/atoz/atoz.html   (335 words)

  
  Animal Law Review
Animal Law was created by the same group of innovative and far sighted Lewis & Clark law students who founded the very first chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund in 1992.
Animals were seen as commodities whose interests were intertwined with agricultural and environmental policy.
Animal Law is pleased to introduce as a new annual feature a bibliography of animal law-related articles published in law reviews and law journals during the previous year.
www.lclark.edu /org/animalaw   (1011 words)

  
  Molecular Expressions Cell Biology: Animal Cell Structure
Animal cells are typical of the eukaryotic cell, enclosed by a plasma membrane and containing a membrane-bound nucleus and organelles.
Being mobile has given animals, which are capable of sensing and responding to their environment, the flexibility to adopt many different modes of feeding, defense, and reproduction.
Unlike plants, however, animals are unable to manufacture their own food, and therefore, are always directly or indirectly dependent on plant life.
micro.magnet.fsu.edu /cells/animalcell.html   (1414 words)

  
  Animal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Animals are the group of organisms that constitute the kingdom Animalia.
Most animals have a body plan that becomes fixed as they mature and, except in animals that metamorphose, is established early in their development from embryos.
Animals are eukaryotes, and diverged from the same group of flagellate protozoa that gave rise to the fungi and choanoflagellates.
www.icyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/a/an/animal.html   (1419 words)

  
 Animal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Animals with this sort of organization are called metazoans, or eumetazoans when the former is used for animals in general.
Animals who live close to hydrothermal vents and cold seeps on the ocean floor are not dependent on the energy of sunlight.
The latter are dominated by the vertebrates, animals with backbones.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Animal   (2041 words)

  
 Animal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Animal uses 100 effectors to move its eye and gripper, and grab and release chess pieces.
Animal uses feedback to "think." If the eye appears to be stuck in a corner or moving back and forth, do not panic.
Animal does not have any innate "desire" to move its pieces on the board when it is its turn.
pages.sbcglobal.net /louis.savain/AI/Animal.htm   (2286 words)

  
 animal
Animals running at large and not under control are considered a violation of the animal control ordinance but are not considered emergencies unless the animal has bitten a person or is suspected of having rabies.
Animal Control Officers may also swear out a criminal warrant if the violation is considered serious enough or is a violation of state law pertaining to animals.
Animal Control Officers are also state certified correctional officers and are assigned county inmates to assist in the capture of animals and to clean and feed the animals impounded at the animal shelter.
www.coweta.ga.us /Resources/animal.html   (1812 words)

  
 Animal Control Shelter
The mission of the Sitka Animal Shelter and the Sitka Animal Control Division is to improve the quality of life in the City and Borough of Sitka by providing safety to the citizens and animals, preserving the health of the citizens, and care of the animals.
Animal Control is responsible for upholding and enforcing regulations (ordinances) regarding the treatment and control of animals in the City and Borough of Sitka.
Animal Control means not only protecting people from the nuisance of roaming, uncontrolled animals, but also protecting pets and wild animals in their habitats.
www.cityofsitka.com /dept/animal/animal.htm   (504 words)

  
 Animal (2005) (V)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plot Summary: Animal is a violent gang member sentenced to prison, leaving his young son to grow up alone on the streets...
Baddest of the bad, Animal was the head of a crew in ghetto neighborhood he lived in.
Animal is a brutal, heartfelt look at life in the "hood", how nothing ever changes, and what it takes to change things.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0437072   (441 words)

  
 The Animal Episode
ANIMAL would indeed copy itself into every directory on a system, but it was small, and when updating itself overwrote the old copy, so it would not clog the disc with multiple copies.
More than 20 years after ANIMAL was born and briefly thrived, it's hard to imagine that the first computer virus was viewed, in those days, not as a security threat but entirely with amusement.
I had hoped that ANIMAL would, in some small way, get people thinking about operating systems in which security was based on a formal model, as opposed to the chewing-gum and baling wire ad hoc, "find a hole and plug it" approach of the vast majority of systems, then and now.
www.fourmilab.ch /documents/univac/animal.html   (2593 words)

  
 ANIMAL PEOPLE PORTAL
Animal welfare groups, sanctuaries and individuals throughout the world hold special events to heighten public awareness of animal issues and to encourage people to think about how we as humans relate to animals.
The suffering of the animals is extreme: turtles may take up to an hour to die, and frogs may be skinned alive.
While animal activists in China are doing their best to get laws passed to protect animals from the worst abuses, western corporations should not be hindering their efforts by serving as the worst possible role models for how animals should be treated.
www.animalpeoplenews.org   (601 words)

  
 Animal Welfare Act and Regulations
Enacted December 24, 1970, Public Law 91-579 expands the list of animals covered by the Act to include all warm-blooded animals determined by the Secretary of Agriculture as being used or intended for use in experimentation or exhibition except horses no t used in research and farm animals used in food and fiber research.
Often referred to as the "Preamble" to the Animal Welfare Act amendments of 1985, the explanations of the regulations are used to identify the intent of the regulations published in Title 9, Code of Federal Regulations.
The final rules implementing the 1990 amendment to the Animal Welfare Act and amending the animal welfare regulations by requiring pounds and shelters to hold and care for dogs and cats for at least 5 days (including one weekend day) before providing the m to a dealer.
www.nal.usda.gov /awic/legislat/usdaleg1.htm   (1531 words)

  
 Animal Consciousness
Third, the question of whether animals are conscious beings or “mere automata”, as Cartesians would have it, is of considerable moral significance given the dependence of modern societies on mass farming and the use of animals for biomedical research.
Any theory of animal consciousness must be understood, however, in the context of a larger investigation of animal cognition that (among philosophers) will also be concerned with issues such as intentionality (in the sense described by the 19th C. German psychologist Franz Brentano) and mental content (Dennett 1983, 1987; Allen 1992a,b, 1995, 1997).
Upon waking, marked animals who were allowed to see themselves in a mirror touched their own foreheads in the region of the mark significantly more frequently than controls who were either unmarked or not allowed to look into a mirror.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/consciousness-animal   (6660 words)

  
 Department of Animal Science at OSU - Main
Animal Science has the largest departmental undergraduate enrollment major and scholarship program on the OSU-Stillwater campus.
M.S. programs in Animal Science and Food Science; a Master of Agriculture degree; and Ph.D. programs in Animal Breeding and Reproduction, Animal Nutrition, and Food Science are offered.
Animal Science faculty conduct research in the Animal Science Building, the Noble Research Center, and the Oklahoma Food and Agricultural Products Research and Technology Center.
www.ansi.okstate.edu   (238 words)

  
 Animal Care Web Site Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This Docket amends the Animal Welfare Act regulations to revise and clarify the exemptions from the licensing requirements, the procedures for applying for licenses and renewals, and the restrictions upon the acquisition of dogs, cats, and other animals.
Animal Care has looked into the situation and has determined that the procedures were conducted as part of clinical practice at the veterinary school.
Animal Care is charged with administration of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA).
www.aphis.usda.gov /ac   (952 words)

  
 Animal Care and Control
The Department of Animal Care and Control is taking steps to ensure the safety of both the dogs in our shelter and the county dog population.
Loudoun County Animal Care and Control is dedicated to serve and protect the public's health and safety and to assure the welfare of animals by promoting and providing for their safe, humane and lawful treatment.
Animal Care and Control enforces local and state animal laws and investigates reports of animal cruelty, vicious, or destructive animals.
www.loudoun.gov /animals/index.htm   (323 words)

  
 Open Directory - Health: Animal
Animal Health Centre Newsletters - Informative articles about interesting cases, diagnostic tests, field disease investigation, and general happenings in the laboratory from the "Diagnostic Diary", a quarterly publication from the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
CSIRO Animal Health - Australia's national research organization for animal health, developing the country's capability to quickly diagnose exotic (foreign) and emerging animal diseases.
Morris Animal Foundation - Improves the health and well-being of companion animals and wildlife by funding humane health studies and disseminating information about these studies.
dmoz.org /Health/Animal   (351 words)

  
 Animal Aid: Latest News & Campaigns
Constant campaigning and awareness raising initiatives have shown that public opinion is firmly in favour of a ban on the use of primates in experiments.
Animal Aid plans to highlight the hypocrisy at the heart of Christian Aid’s work.
It will carefully airbrush out the animal suffering, endemic disease, environmental destruction, economic inefficiencies and damage to human health that are integral to the meat, dairy and egg industries.
www.animalaid.org.uk   (339 words)

  
 Debian -- libanimal-dev   (Site not responding. Last check: )
AnImaL is an imaging and computer vision library written in C. Differently from most other toolkits, it is intended to provide the maximum functionality by making strong usage of similar libraries.
It is intended to be a common API to the best free imaging and computer vision libraries already available, such as ImageMagick and Gandalf.
By defining a common API and using external libraries, AnImaL selects the best implementation available in them to implement a particular algorithm.
packages.debian.org /unstable/libdevel/libanimal-dev   (153 words)

  
 home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you are looking for a new pet, The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Shelter has hundreds of dogs and cats, along with occasional snakes and pot-bellied pigs, to choose from for adoption.
The shelter also has two specially designed bonding areas for people to interact and play with the animals they are considering for adoption.
We may have a variety of animals from ferrets and rabbits to iguanas and snakes.
www.charmeck.org /Departments/Animal+Control/Adoption/home.htm   (208 words)

  
 ATCC: Animal Virology Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The descriptions and classifications in the catalog are based primarily on the recommendations of the depositor with input from the American Society for Virology collection advisors, ATCC staff, and the report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.
The ATCC Animal Virology Collection also includes the repository component of the Poxvirus Bioinformatics Resource Center, funded under a grant from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
The Poxvirus Center provides resources to the scientific community for basic research and to facilitate the development of novel antiviral therapies and vaccines against human orthopoxvirus infections as well as approaches for environmental detection of virions and the rapid diagnosis of disease.
www.atcc.org /common/catalog/animalVirology/animalVirologyIndex.cfm   (207 words)

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