Pets News – Monthly Newsletter March 2011Tuesday, March 1, 2011
LONDON – Ed Miliband, leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, has been has been likened to a lizard because of his bizarre way of repeatedly licking his lips to stay calm when giving a speech.
Body language experts said that his ‘lizard tongue’ helps him focus on his words and appear self-assured and methodical at the …. Original article : Ed Miliband likened to lizard for bizarre way he licks his lips.
MELBOURNE – A man in Far North Queensland has survived after being attacked by a crocodile, according to police.
Cops said the man was swimming at a waterhole at Beening Creek, Napranum when the attack occurred around 6.30pm (AEST).
The man has puncture wounds in his palm and left wrist.
“The wounds are not life-threatening,” News.com.au quoted a … Read this article on Gaea Times at : Oz man ‘punches’ attacking croc, escapes.
LONDON – British engineers will this week begin construction on what they hope will be the world’s fastest car.
Called Bloodhound, it’s designed to reach a record-breaking 1,000mph.
The British car will attempt to set the mark as it breaks the land speed … Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Construction on Bloodhound ’supercar’ to begin this week.
LONDON – A pet Chihuahua in Britain is said to have caused a freak house fire when it decided to chew on a mobile phone belong to its owner.
Lily the Chihuahua apparently chewed through a Samsung handset and dislodged the battery while gnawing on it. The dog’s … Read : Chihuahua causes freak house fire after chewing mobile phone.
LONDON – A woman in Britain has admitted to spending 100,000 pounds on her three Yorkshire Terriers over a period of six years, buying them the latest designer accessories and Swarovski crystals.
Louise Harris, 31, treats her Yorkshire terriers, Lola, Lulu and Larry, like they are …. Source : Brit woman spends 100K pounds on her Yorkshire Terriers.
LONDON – Dog owners end up walking more than 23,000 miles – almost as far as walking around the world – with their pet during its lifetime, according to a new study.
The study involving 3,000 owners shows the average person walks their dog for 8 hours and 54 minutes a week, covering 36 miles, reports …. Source : Dog owners end up walking over 23,000 miles – almost around the world.
LONDON – On the most romantic day of the year, a survey has revealed that a third of Brit pet owners are more affectionate to their furry friends than their human lovers.
It also found that 80 percent would never date someone who didn’t like their pet – while 20 percent admit they would rather have … Read this article on Gaea Times at : 33 pc Brits would rather spend Valentine’s Day with pets than lovers!.
MELBOURNE – A brave father in Australia has opened up about an incident when he fought for his life with a 3m crocodile that dragged him under at a north Queensland waterhole.
Weipa miner Eddie Sigai said he desperately kicked, punched and gouged the crocodile after it latched on to his left hand as he swam … Read more >>.
LONDON – A woman in Britain, who was photographed having sex with her pet rottweiler, has been convicted of bestiality.
Paula Mangan, 42, who has two teenage daughters and one grandchild, was photographed with the rottweiler-chow cross by boyfriend Lee McCall, 41.
Police found a CD of 33 vile images in a raid on their Liverpool home … Original article on : Brit grandma convicted of bestiality for sex with rottweiler.
MELBOURNE – A man in China was bitten on his penis by a snake as he was sitting down on the toilet.
According to the China Times, the 51-year-old Taiwanese man, from Nantou County, Tapei, stood up and saw the big snake.
“As soon as he sat down, he suddenly felt a knife-like pain and reacted instinctively … Original source on Gaea Times at : Chinese man bitten by snake on penis while sitting on toilet.
MELBOURNE – Dogs aren’t just man’s best friend, they can lead men too – meet Ms Beatha Lee – a shaggy wheaten terrier who was chosen as president of Hillbrook-Tall Oaks Civic Association this year.
When the 20-year-old organisation held its annual meeting last June only the names and qualifications of candidates for president were announced.
Lee …. Source article : US state civic association elect canine as president!.