The common use of antibiotics to treat earaches may actually have the unintended effect of causing recurrent ear infections! The AAP now recommends a "wait and see" approach for uncomplicated earaches along with comfort measures. I tried this one recommended by Lillian Beard, M.D. with one of my littles a few months ago and it was very helpful. Thought I would pass it along!
- a white peacock which is a genetic variant of the Indian Blue Peafowl. The colors in the feathers of a bird are determined two factors: pigment and structure. its unusual lack-of-color is due to a missing pigment. This missing pigment is dark and absorbs incident light, making diffracted and interference light visible.
Ashley, a very unusual male melanistic black barn owl, hatched in May 2008. He was bred in captivity. In the wild, owls born with this rare 100,000 to 1 genetic mutation are usually killed by their mothers.