Helping endangered animals helps the planet

Treating wounded pantherA zoo might initially seem just to be there for the viewing of animals and the curiosity of the man, but there is much more to it beneath the surface. Zoos such as the Spring River Zoo take on a special project to save the endangered animals through selective breeding, artificial habitat, and other specialized techniques. This is mainly to save the species that are at risk mainly due to human activities.
Carelessness as little as forgetting to turn off the light when we leave the room have an effect on the living condition of these animals. In the lands and forests, the alarming rate of deforestation has led to animals losing their home, and therefore, struggling to survive.

The sea has been contaminated with chemicals from unethical factories and these chemicals make the lives of the creatures difficult. Seemingly small activities such as disposing plastic bags and bottles into open water have a larger effect on the local eco-system.

Even the animals living in the remotest of mountains are receiving threats from the growing human population and their effort to spread out and occupy inhabited lands. There are many natural causes that play a prominent part such as forest fires and earthquakes, but the human activities are quite unjustified and need to come to a stop.

To compensate for our irresponsibility towards Mother Nature, quite a lot of conservatories have arisen recently. They work hard to make sure the balance in nature is maintained by planting trees and making sanctuaries for animals.

Feeding a giraffeSpring River Zoo is one of the main conservatories in the New Mexico region. They do a great job in making sure that the animals feel at home. The endangered animals are selectively bred and taken special care to make sure they live naturally and reproduce. Investing into the research required to keep these animals alive is surely a very noble thing to do.

The investments mainly come from donations of the good people of the town and the tourists. While a group of selfless scientists spend their time in the facilitation of the breeding, a very enthusiastic team of zookeepers are always ready to help out. Some of them have also been reported to have made friends with the koalas and the lemurs. These people go out of their way to make sure that the animals are at comfort.

Animals such as the miniature horses and llamas bring much diversity to the zoo and our nature. They must be protected in order to educate our future generation.

The Spring River Zoo has already showcased its ability to preserve animals as their Prairie Dog Town contains eighty prairie dogs, bison and burrowing owls. They have descended from a dozen of animals that were brought to the zoo after the construction of the Wool Ball Stadium.

To further their effort into helping endangered animals, the zoo has been developing the World Safari Exotics that is going to be home to the exotic animals.

The importance of the preservation of these sorts of animals are quite noticeable. These animals showcase how diverse our nature is and all the curious ways living things thrive in the wild.

They also do much more than just be a source of entertainment – these animals are studied intently to understand the universe better and also help ourselves. Just as the airplane was inspired by the flight of the birds, the endangered animals can also assist us in unimaginable ways.

Our future generations should have the opportunity to view and study these animals. Lastly every animal out there is a part of a more detailed eco-system. The disappearance of one species can affect the ecosystem, and also the food system very badly.

To make sure the natural balance of nature is restored we should be more responsible towards these animals and also support conservatories such as the Spring River Zoo in Roswell, New Mexico.

A few questions about medical careers

A medical biller or a medical billing clerk presents a crucial part of the health care industry. This person provides a specific kind of services, in particular:

  • Ensuring that the billing of services is handled appropriately
  • Ensuring that the target company/person is billed/paid.

Medical InsuranceActually, a medical biller submits bills and interprets medical codes to patients, insurance companies, and agencies for medical services. If you ever wonder what the medical billing and coding salary is, the answer is:

  • Everything about claims that include auditing and submitting (for patient diagnoses, visits, medical procedures Medical Billerof insurance companies, patients, and other payers)
  • Handle with the problems of billing – When bills are overdue, you should make a collection of calls or submit claims to a collection agency.
  • Handle with insurance companies – if you need to get authorization for procedures to guarantee the claim will be paid once submitted.
  • You must know medical insurance codes and medical terminology if you want to work as a medical biller.
  • Your attention to detail, customer service experience and communication skills must be perfect.
  • You will work on the phone very much so you will spend a lot of time sitting in your office.

Now when you know what to expect and still want to be a medical biller, then you should complete a medical billing formal program in order to get the skills and knowledge you need for this type of job. If you are in a hurry, there are special certificate programs that take less than a year to complete. Some programs offer you a chance to learn more about medical coding, that is the process of assigning codes to medical procedures and other items found on a medical bill.

During the study, you also can take courses in human anatomy, medical vocabulary, insurance billing and medical coding.


The Beginners Guide to Hunting

Hunting is one of the oldest skills. In the past, people have hunted only for food, but today things are a little different. Actually, hunting has become an attractive sport that requires some special knowledge, skills and weapons.

Deer HuntingIf you have never hunted before and want to try it for the first time, here is a guide you should follow in order to score the best results.

  • First thing you should know – you should attend a course for a hunter education. Why? Because it will be easier for you to understand wildlife, hunting and other hunters. There are many online courses for hunting but, of course, it will be better to do it in person.
  • Find a mentor! This person should be an experienced hunter that will guide you through the main steps – he/she will help you to get a feel for hunting and see how everything goes outside, in the wood or field.
  • If you didn’t know, there are a wildlife management areas that have some special restrictions. For example, what you can hunt there and when you can hunt. So be sure you understand it well and find out what kinds of equipment you can use. Some of them allow any hunting tools, whilst the other one are very demanding.
  • Before you start hunting you should find out the rules of basic hunting tools. After some period you will become a pro with the weapons, but you should, from time to time, review the rules.
  • Practice is the key of the successful hunting, so do it every day.

And what about a weapon of choice?

Hunter EducationBow hunting is very popular these days. Regardless of ifyou are a beginner or a pro, bows require a lot of practice because it is harder to use archery equipment than a gun or a shotgun. Now you probably wonder where to find the best recurve bow brands? Actually finding a beginner bow is not so difficult, especially if you know what to look for.

Here are some tips for buying the best beginners bows.

  1. Your first bow should be durable and adjustable enough because it should grow with your experience. Of Arrowscourse, its price should be acceptable. Most of models will cost you more than $500, but there are a couple of them that cost less than $400, and you can find them in online stores. But be careful – although some beginner’s bows are cheap and they are dangerous and deadly, like any other weapons. Therefore, the price is not a crucial thing.
  2. If you didn’t know what makes one bow perfect, there are a few factors: strength, price, weight and reviews from the people who bought them and used them. Of course, if you are a beginner, the mechanism of the bow is very important thing because you will be easier to use (draw an arrow), with a less energy and strength to pull the cable into a full position.
  3. Mostly, bows are made of materials which are resistant to almost all weather conditions, so don’t worry if it is hot outside, or raining or snowing. Also it is good to know that modern bows could be transported easily.
  4. Today, bows are used not only for hunting but also for an archery tournaments and contests that are very popular around the world so it is clear that you can use this weapon for different kind of activities.

At the end, one thing is for sure – if you are a beginner and want to hunt, be sure that the beginner bow is not a children’s toy. You can hunt with them and you do not need very expensive one at the start. What is the most important for you: learn how to handle the bow, learn the basics of hunting and practice a lot. You will see, the results will come faster than you expect and you will be totally satisfied.


Roswell Not just UFO


UFO crash site signboardA quick search of “Roswell” will return quite a few results about the UFO incident that took place in 1947. A controversial crash of an UFO and a suspicion about the military trying to bury the hatchet has created quite a lot of space for the topic to get popular. But Roswell, with its enriched landscape, chances for outdoor activities and historic artifacts, have more to offer than just the UFO incident.

While the International UFO Museum and Research Center still plays quite an important part in the tourism of the town, there are other attractions that give the museum a healthy competition.  What is even more encouraging is that the local culture of Roswell is so fascinating that one can only visit and be amazed by it.

If getting to know the local culture more tops your list as a tourist, you might want to seek some insider’s tips. The local community take pride in their trails and tracks for cycling which has been recognized by people from other town as well. They celebrate this enthusiasm of cycling by holding the annual Roswell Cycling Festival. You can also choose to either take a walk down the historic showcases the town has to offer or let yourself go wild in the popular party that takes place downtown.


The Canton StreetRoswell holds attractions not just for the UFO fan or the visitors. There are all sorts of daily activities one would associate with a city the size of Roswell. The Canton Street is the major artery of commerce and city life.  The street is filled with restaurants, live music, shops and so much more.

To maintain the classic, rustic look, many of its antique horse carriage houses are still preserved. The Chattahoochee River flows down the heart of Roswell, giving the lively town a surprisingly peaceful look. The Azalea Park is home to those who love spending a warm Summer by the river, whether it be by strolling down the pathway, or kayaking in the water. The boats and fishermen tend to visit the Don White Memorial Park, a couple of miles East on Riverside Road.

The love for art thrives in the town. Roswell is a town for art patrons. Galleries are also quite abundant in Canton Street. Georgia Ensemble Theatre professionally stages plays, musicals and concerts, and has a running conservatory. The Anderson museum of contemporary Art is just another example of the town’s healthy obsession with art. Two hundred artworks are showcased in over nine galleries.

UFOs might be a factor into drawing attention to the town, but it definitely is not what makes Roswell great. Any tourist who is only looking for old time UFO hunting only, is in for a pleasant surprise in Roswell, New Mexico.

What to do in Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell is a town in South-Eastern New Mexico that has been successful to earn the envy of many of its neighbors. A popular downtown setting of restaurants and shops is one of the main attractions of the town’s residents. The Chattahoochee River has also been a major source of entertainment and earnings for both tourists and residents alike. While some enjoy taking a stroll down the riverside in the warm afternoon, others earn their bread by fishing in the river.

Roswell also houses a much-enriched history about the removal of Native Americans from their land. It also witnessed the banishment of workers, mainly women and children, after they were convicted with treason. There is a monument dedicated to the 400 “Lost Mill Workers of Roswell” in Sloan Street Park.

The top 5 tourist attractions of Roswell are quite debatable since the town has so much to offer.

  • International UFO Museum and Research CenterInternational UFO Museum and Research Center

    : International UFO Museum and Research Center tops the list of the main attractions due to the ‘Roswell Incident’ in 1947 where a controversial crash of an UFO was reported.

  • Bottomless Lakes State parkBottomless Lake: A park containing nine small and deep rivers that were caused by the collapse of ancient caves is a great place to take a swim, boat, or just bird watch.
  • Spring River Zoo: A modern zoo inside the extended Spring River park houses a collection of local animals and quite a few strange ones that ignites curiosity in children and adults alike.
  • Historical Center of Southeast New MexicoHistorical Center of Southeast New Mexico: The rich history of the town can only be conserved through the collection of museums. The main museum tells stories about the removal of indians from their land. Losing oneself in a different era is always both an enjoyable, and educational experience.
  • General Douglas L McBride Museum: The museum focuses on the military history, showcasing the uniforms, firearms and decorations. It teaches a lot about the disciplined life of the military people. The exhibits provided are also free.