Origins[ edit ] Hyenas originated in the jungles of Miocene Eurasia 22 million years ago, when most early feliform species were still largely arboreal. The first ancestral hyenas were likely similar to the modern banded palm civet ; one of the earliest hyena species described, Plioviverrops , was a lithe, civet-like animal that inhabited Eurasia 20—22 million years ago, and is identifiable as a hyaenid by the structure of the middle ear and dentition. The lineage of Plioviverrops prospered, and gave rise to descendants with longer legs and more pointed jaws, a direction similar to that taken by canids in North America. American Museum of Natural History The descendants of Plioviverrops reached their peak 15 million years ago, with more than 30 species having been identified. Unlike most modern hyena species, which are specialised bone-crushers, these dog-like hyenas were nimble-bodied, wolfish animals; one species among them was Ictitherium viverrinum, which was similar to a jackal. The dog-like hyenas were very numerous; in some Miocene fossil sites, the remains of Ictitherium and other dog-like hyenas outnumber those of all other carnivores combined. The decline of the dog-like hyenas began 5—7 million years ago during a period of climate change, which was exacerbated when canids crossed the Bering land bridge to Eurasia. One species, Chasmaporthetes ossifragus , managed to cross the land bridge into North America, being the only hyena to do so. Chasmopothertes managed to survive for some time in North America by deviating from the cursorial and bone-crushing niches monopolised by canids, and developing into a cheetah -like sprinter. Most of the dog-like hyenas had died off by 1.

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The adverts for Animal Friends Pet Insurance feature a claymation female cat and male dog. There’s also a cel-animated PSA about taking care of your pets from the early ‘s. It’s hosted by a male dog and a female cat. One mascot for Pop Tarts is an aversion of an aversion: The poodle is an exception among dog breeds, commonly depicted as female in fiction, but the Pop Tarts poodle is male, despite him having a fluffy pink trim and is proud of it. Anime and Manga Digimon Adventure has Yamato’s partner Gabumon a dinosaur in a wolf pelt whose evolutions are actual wolves , as well as Hikari’s partner Gatomon whose earlier stages follow a cat-dog-cat transition, in an odd play of the trope.

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Do you think your dog has what it takes to make it as a model? With their puppy dog eyes and soft velvety ears, there’s no denying that our canine friends are adorable. If you’re the type of person who takes pictures of their pet as they sleep because they look so darn cute, then this could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Outdoor clothing company Trespass is looking for five new pups to model their brand new dog lifestyle range, Trespaws. Hull Live reports that the new line will offer leads, collars, coats, accessories and equipment for dogs.

If your dog is one of the five winners, you could be getting a free Trespaws product every month. Your pooch could be model the most chic clothing for dogs Image: To enter, owners need to like the Trespaws Facebook page and comment on the competition post with a picture of their dog before sharing the post. Your pampered pooch will really need to stand out from the crowd to catch the eye of the judges.

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The beauty giant is the source of debate this morning, with transgender model Munroe Bergdorf questioning whether its latest campaign was deliberately attempting to spark outrage. Presenters Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan echoed her sentiments, with Piers questioning whether Dove had launched the controversial campaign for publicity. The model – who was sacked by L’Oreal after labelling ‘all white people’ racist – told Good Morning Britain:

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Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get Daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingSee our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email An year-old Plymouth woman says she could be out out on the streets in weeks – because no-one will give her a place to live with her two dogs. Joan Edwards says landlords around the city aren’t interested in providing her a home all the while she holds tight to her pets.

Ex-dog groomer Joan, of Acklington Place, was recently forced to sell her two-bed home after finding out her late partner was only paying back interest on their mortgage – and she needed to cough up a lump sum to stay. She’d hoped finding a new pad would be fairly easy – but instead the property search has turned into her worst nightmare.

Now she’s worried about the prospect of being turfed out in the cold in four weeks time – when the new owners move in. Speaking to Plymouth Live , Joan said: I’m worried I’m going to be left homeless.

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Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get What’s On updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Supermarkets and high street stores might already be stocking their shelves with festive foods and gifts, but we all know the Christmas countdown doesn’t really start until John Lewis unveils its advert.

Since its first ever Christmas ad in , the department store has turned the launch of its festive offering into a must-see event – often ensuring it airs on Friday evening during a prime time slot. For several weeks the rumour mill has been in full swing about ‘s advert. Here’s everything you need to know. When will the advert be released?

Two police officers and an elderly man have been taken to hospital after a car crash in Downham. The crash happened on Bromley Road around am where two police dogs were also taken to vets.

Sandy Platt, of Thornton Le Moors, took first prize in the open dog, junior and puppy competitions with her cocker spaniels Harry and Cilla and watched on proudly as Spice, a dog born in her kennel, came first in the graduate class. The puppies were returned safe and well a week later after police raided properties in Netherton and Crosby following a tip-off. Neither dog seems to have been affected by their spell away from home. Cilla went on to win the junior class at last week’s show and Ozzy is on his way to becoming a champion at his new home in Australia.

But Mrs Platt says that since the incident she does not leave the safety of her animals to chance. After winning her first rosette for cocker spaniels in the Cheshire Show, Mrs Platt, 46, is well-known internationally for her knowledge and experience of breeding top class dogs and travels to judge shows all over the world. The achievement is all the more remarkable considering that she was diagnosed in with Fibromyalgia, a condition that causes chronic fatigue and crippling pain in soft tissues.

When I am in pain only having the dogs makes me get out of bed. I get a lot of e-mails from people around the world who have received dogs from my kennel’s blood line telling me how well they are doing and that is very satisfying.

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But some viewers were still left bamboozled by Moz and Joe’s adventures and failed to understand the story. Star blogger Zoella said after watching it: Why are so many people struggling to get this? MailOnline has attempted to clarify some of the questions fans are asking: Why does Joe have a picture of Moz the Monster on his wall before they meet? The answer is that Moz the Monster is Joe’s imaginary friend.

The seven-year-old has drawn him in the past because he is a product the seven-year-old’s mind. He has stuck it to his wall. A John Lewis insider told MailOnline: A sketch on Moz on the wall shown before they meet shows that Joe has drawn his imaginary friend in the past. Sketch is actually the first drawing of Moz by John Lewis’ creative team Who buys Joe the nightlight – and why?

Moz the monster buys the nightlight for the little boy as a parting gift. The clue is in the wrapping, which is crude and his mother has no clue who it is from. The friends are shown playing through the night but it has a negative affect on Joe, who cannot stay awake at school or while trying to do his homework.

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Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Three dogs have died after eating a mystery substance dumped in a park. At least four other dogs are also thought to have became unwell after being walked in Reddish Vale Country Park.

Vets across the town have been treating animals that developed symptoms of poisoning after eating the substance in a dumped package.

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Manchester Evening News 2: The advert has been launched alongside the hashtag ReindeerReady and features Santa and his Reindeers as the main stars. The advert centres around Christmas Eve, an evening which is generally more exciting than actual Christmas Day. Santa is snacking on mince pies at every house while the poor reindeer are left hungry and lacking energy as the families they visit appear to have forgotten to leave any carrots.

Claus spots the golden arches so stops by a McDonalds but it’s closed because it’s Christmas Just kidding, it’s open and he gets his reindeer mates some carrot sticks so they’re ready to continue the busy night ahead of breaking and entering but festively.

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His family are members of the Church of Ireland. His father’s direct ancestors originated in Yorkshire. His rise to fame began as one of the early successes of Channel 5 , when he won an award for his performance as the stand-in host of a late-night TV talk show usually presented by Jack Docherty. Father Furlong was often seen taking charge of the St. As a performer who is not only openly gay, [14] but also camp and flamboyant, it was here that Norton’s act was fully honed as a cheeky, innuendo -laden joker.

German Shepherd Dog Rescue (GSDR) is a national charity which rescues and rehomes German shepherd dogs and puppies. we are urgently seeking foster and forever homes for many unfortunate dogs who have found themselves homeless through no fault of their own.

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