The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. The HPV vaccine, when administered to boys and girls, can prevent transmission of the virus and reduce the risk of related cancers.
Mussa, a baby chimpanzee recently saved from poachers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, enjoyed a plane ride to his new home. During the flight, Mussa spent some grooming time with his new friend and even “helped” adjust the plane’s throttle. He was rescued by Lwiro Primates, along with the help of Virunga National Park.
Whether someone has asked you for help or you sense someone is in distress, here are some general guidelines to help support possible victims of abuse, be it physical, emotional, sexual, psychological or financial.
Before President Donald Trump planned to address the nation Thursday morning about a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, he issued a proclamation honoring the victims of the shooting. It says, "Our nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones." As part of that proclamation, the president ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House and all public grounds until February 19th.
The adorable animals at Symbio Wildlife Park got into the Valentine’s Day spirit, enjoying some delicious treats and pretty flowers, as seen in this video released on February 14. Wombat Millie and koalas James and Imogen had a lot of fun with their keepers on the special day, while some cute possums tucked into gorgeous blooms.