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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about mating in elephants, about Red Pandas and also gives tips on how to get rid of flies from house? What characteristics do elephants display when they want to mate? The courtship between a male and a female elephant is short lived. They will rub…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains the ecological importance of crickets, best way to treat dog’s paw pad injury and about need for birds to migrate. What is the importance of crickets ecologically? The field cricket (Gryllus pennsylvanicus) is found abundantly in a great variety of habitats (including fields and lawns,…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the stripes of zebra, squirrel and striped mouse and explains how tigers communicate and about gaining a dog’s trust How did the zebra and the squirrel and the striped mouse get their stripes? There are several reasons that scientists have given over the decades: a) The stripes…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the reproduction in cockroaches and identification of gender in Goldfish. What do tadpoles eat? Tadpoles are aggressive eaters because of their rapid growth rate, and one of their favourite foods is algae that grows in pond water and along rocks. As they develop, tadpoles…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on how termites can be stopped from attacking wooden furniture and speaks about the cure of a jellyfish sting. How do I stop termites from attacking my wooden furniture? Termites at home, or firm, are a common problem with wooden fixtures and furniture, like…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk,  Maneka apprises her readers about the specific laws one should know as an animal lover to protect the street animals. What specific laws do I need to know as an animal lover to protect the street animals? Being an Animal Lover, Activist or Feeder, in India, makes…

Pet Talk: March 15
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Pet Talk: March 15

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk,  Maneka speaks about the diet for baby tortoise and squirrels and explains how to bathe a cow and how to look after a bird with an injured wing; how to stop a puppy from biting shoes, slippers etc. Why does a wasp sting hurt more than a…

Pet talk: March 3
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Pet talk: March 3

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, explaining as to how harmful is it to use regular human shampoo on dogs, Maneka says: “Regular human shampoo should not be used on dogs, because the pH levels of the skin differ, and it can be too harsh for the skin. Dog shampoo is formulated for…

Pet talk: February 22
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Pet talk: February 22

By Maneka Gandhi Maneka, in this week’s Pet Talk, explains why it is not safe to give paracetamol to a dog? Why dog’s gums turn black? Why a dog pass blood in his urine? Why does a dog eat mulch? And also gives tips to treat dry skin of cats and mange on a cat…

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