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New Humane Society of Huron Valley program encourages youth literacy with adoptable animals

By Sarah Parlette for clickondetroit.com ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Children in the Ann Arbor area can now practice their reading with an attentive (and possibly drooling) audience. Humane Society of Huron Valley’s latest program, Reading Rescue, partners homeless animals in its care with children looking to read to a nonjudgmental partner. “It’s so heartwarming and a real win-win,” said HSHV Vice…

13 animals of the Arctic

Life in the tundra Most of us will never visit the Arctic Circle — and the residents of this northernmost region are perfectly happy with that. We’re not talking about Eskimos; we’re talking about the animals that call the Arctic home. Though the subzero temperatures and rugged boreal forests may seem bleak and unforgiving, many species thrive in the frigid…