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A politician argued that the Rhodesian ridgeback was the dog of the ancestors and proposed renaming it the Zimbabwe ridgeback. Shutterstock

Dogs in the city: on the scent of Zimbabwe’s urban history

How Harare has dealt with its urban canine citizens over the years following independence reflects the competing visions of a modern city.
A growing number of accredited justice facility dogs work supporting child victims, like Dorado, a valued member of the IWK Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team at the SeaStar Child & Youth Advocacy Centre in Halifax. (Justice Facility Dogs Canada)

Justice facility dogs: The quiet, skilled heroes helping child victims

Highly skilled dogs are hard at work supporting the child victims of crime. Meet the justice facility dogs.
But what can your dogs tell you? Chewy/Unsplash

Talking dogs, really?

A wealth of online videos show dogs that, with the help of a keyboard, seem to be able to communicate with their masters. But does it really mean that dogs can “talk”?
A leap and a plunge into the snow could earn this arctic fox its supper. Jupiterimages/PHOTOS.com via Getty Images

How do arctic foxes hunt in the snow?

Arctic foxes have a few special talents that help them sneak up on unseen prey and pounce.

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