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Why Cat Poop Might Be More Dangerous Than You Thought

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July 10, 2013
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A pair of researchers discovered a dangerous parasite in cat feces that may be more common than previously thought.


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AP (Apr. 8, 2013) — Tourists flock to the jagged coastline in La Jolla, California. So do lots of birds and with those birds comes lots of poop. Rather than gasping in amazement at the beautiful views, people are holding their noses from the stench.
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Magnetic Field Inspires Dog Defecation Dance, Says Study

Magnetic Field Inspires Dog Defecation Dance, Says Study

Reuters (Jan. 8, 2014) — Dogs use the Earth's magnetic fields to align their position while defecating, according to new research. A team from the Czech Republic and Germany studied the body positions of 70 dogs across 37 breeds while they excreted, and found that they preferred to poop while aligned with the north-south axis. Jim Drury has more.
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