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Animals Caught Studying!
Animals  (tags: animals, intelligence, academia, internet, study )

Barbara
- 3 days ago - ba-bamail.com
We all know animals can be surprisingly intelligent, but what they never show you are the long nights and many hours they put into studying their respective roles...
Vomit to Poison: Gift-Giving in the Animal Kingdom
Animals  (tags: animal kingdom, gift giving, study, interesting )

Giana
- 32 days ago - news.discovery.com
Gift-giving is widespread in the animal kingdom, with the most common type of present being a nuptial gift, according to multiple studies.
Lizard Looks Like Falling Leaf (Acts Like One Too)
Animals  (tags: Lizard, camouflage, leaf, study, interesting )

Giana
- 32 days ago - news.discovery.com
The Bornean gliding lizard has such effective camouflage that each individual perfectly matches the color of falling leaves in its particular forest habitat, according to a new study.
Elephants Can Detect Rain 150 Miles Away
Animals  (tags: elephants, rain, detection, 150 miles, interesting, study, wildlife )

Giana
- 101 days ago - news.discovery.com
If you want to know when it's going to rain, ask an elephant. Apparently, they just know. That's according to new research suggesting the lumbering giants can sense when a storm is coming, even if the ominous clouds are gathering a long way off.
Chimp Sign Language 'Dictionary' Created
Animals  (tags: wildlife, chimpanzees, sign language, dictionary, study )

Giana
- 205 days ago - news.discovery.com
Chimpanzees use their hands to say "follow me," "stop that" or "take this," according to new research seeking to translate the sophisticated messages flowing back and forth.
Scorpions Build Mansions With Sun Rooms, Cool Beds
Animals  (tags: scorpions, architects, constructions, underground, homes, interesting, study )

Giana
- 210 days ago - news.discovery.com
Scorpions are master architects, constructing homes that include both a sunning platform and a cool room that retains humidity, according to new research.
Why Koalas Hug Trees
Animals  (tags: wildlife, AnimalWelfare, study, habitat, behavior, koalas )

Giana
- 237 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The mention of a koala bear often conjures up an image of an adorable spoon-nosed creature cocking its head to one side while clinging to a tree.
10 Most Unusual Animal Vocal Mimics
Animals  (tags: animals, vocal mimics, photos, study, interesting )

Giana
- 268 days ago - news.discovery.com
Polly may want a cracker, but other animal vocal mimics use their talent to get a lot more, suggests a new study published in the journal Science.
Adaptation Keeps Sloths' Lungs From Being Crushed
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, wildlife, sloths, lungs, study, interesting )

Giana
- 278 days ago - news.discovery.com
If you're worried that you haven't spent enough time on the question of how a sloth can hang upside-down all the time without its slow-digesting stomach rendering its lungs useless, worry no more: Others have put in the time, and now there is an answer.
Some Monkeys Are (Really) Monogamous
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animals, habitat, behavior, monogomy, study, interesting, humans )

Giana
- 288 days ago - news.discovery.com
Unlike many humans, some monkeys are genuinely faithful to their mates.
Like People, Pigeons Can Categorize
Animals  (tags: animals, pigeons, images, categories, interesting, study )

Giana
- 290 days ago - news.discovery.com
Pigeons learn to put complicated images into categories by focusing on details that matter and ignoring irrelevant features.
8 Things Pet Owners Do That Cause Their Dogs And Cats To Misbehave
Animals  (tags: pet owners, pets, bad habits, bad behavior, study, animals, animalrights, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 300 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Veterinarians are in a unique position to observe unfortunate pet-related behavior on a daily basis. Here are my top eight, offered in no particular order:
Lost Years of Sea Turtles Uncovered
Animals  (tags: animals, sea turtles, study, mystery, wildlife, protection, environment )

Giana
- 329 days ago - news.discovery.com
After hatching, sea turtles spend a minimum of 1-2 years at sea, but it's been a mystery as to what they do and where they go during this time.
Yellowstone Bison Could Launch New Herds Without Risking Cattle, Study Says
Animals  (tags: bison, protection, study, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 334 days ago - reuters.com
Wild bison from Yellowstone National Park that are deemed free of cattle disease could be safely used to establish new herds elsewhere across the American West without posing a risk to livestock, a U.S. Department of Agriculture study concluded.
Re-Post : Teach Animal Welfare In UK Schools 'Please Read & Sign'
Animals  (tags: education, AnimalWelfare, children, treatment, nutrition, protection, health, food, study, internet, cats, dogs, animals, wildanimals, wildlife )

Borg
- 349 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
I have heard stories of how some child at school Kicked a hedgehog or a cat, or threw a stone at a dog or worse. In one case I actually heard that a child flushed a live hamster down the toilet, just to see what would happen. These are very sad cases...
 

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