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9 Ways Animal Friends Make Us Better Humans

I often say that my cat is the coolest person I know. Whether I'm happy or sad, angry or depressed, she's always there and always responds with unconditional love. She also makes sure I don't spend to…

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Birds Hold Funerals for Their Dead

By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery Channel Funerals, by definition, are ceremonies honoring a dead person, but researchers have just observed what appears to be the avian version of a funeral. Tere…

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Researchers Examine Kangaroo Paw Preference

Two Russian researchers have undertaken hundreds of hours of observation in Hobart to find out if kangaroos are left or right handed. Photo Credit: Flying Cloud via Flickr. Science News by NewsL…

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Angry Birds Terrorize Mail Carriers

Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep mail carriers from their appointed rounds, but nobody said anything about angry birds. Photo Credit: Dawn Huczek via Flickr. World News Vid…

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What Animals in Nature Can Teach us About Love & Sex

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Just us Green Divas this week. A busy show with a lot of content squeezed in between the fun. First …

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Italian Researchers Learn How Birds Fly Together

As flocks of starlings descend on Rome, Italian researchers study how huge numbers of birds are able to move simultaneously. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "eGeevlv3nHZ9SyAH", NewsLo…

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Gentle Cat Helps Soothe Fussy Baby [Video]

All the pet-lovers out there will love this video. We spend so much time lavishing love and affection on our pets, that sometimes it can be a surprise to see them do the same for us! In this tender…

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Help For Your Grieving Pet

Coping strategies for when your dog loses her best friend By Justine Lee, D.V.M., Prevention A Golden Retriever and a Maltese may seem like an odd couple, but Indy and Katie were as close as tw…

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8 Animals That Mate For Life

By Bryan Nelson, Mother Nature Network Humans in many cultures like to think of themselves as a faithful species, but when it comes to true fidelity, many other animals offer better examples of h…

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Ease Your Pet’s Anxiety

We may love the 4th of July, but it can be a nightmare for our canine companions. The rumbles and booms of fireworks often elicit mild to severe anxiety, causing signs such as drooling, pacing, pantin…

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