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Yellowstone Bison Could Launch New Herds Without Risking Cattle, Study Says
Animals  (tags: bison, protection, study, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 270 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
- 285 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...
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
- 235 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:
Nature of EAGLES *** Picture Galley ***
Animals  (tags: conservation, environment, Bald Eagles, Observation, Study, protection, wildanimals )

Frans
- 296 days ago - pbase.com
This gallery features eagle portraits, and behavior in the winters of 2005-2013 in their wild and natural worlds along the Squamish, Manquam, and Cheakamus Rivers in British Columbia, Canada. During winters Bald Eagles gather on salmon rivers to feed ...
Great Whites Could Be Longest-Lived Sharks
Animals  (tags: white sharks, study, longest lived sharks, interesting )

Giana
- 321 days ago - news.discovery.com
Could "Jaws" have been a senior citizen? A new study finds that great white sharks live long lives and could be the longest-lived sharks on the planet.
Elephants Can Detect Rain 150 Miles Away
Animals  (tags: elephants, rain, detection, 150 miles, interesting, study, wildlife )

Giana
- 37 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
- 141 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.
Snowy-Owl Migration to US One of Biggest on Record
Animals  (tags: Snowy Owls, US, great numbers, study, interesting, wildlife, habitat, environment )

Giana
- 344 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Snowy owls -- large, fluffy, white birds typically found in the Arctic and rarely seen south of the Great Lakes -- have swooped down upon the eastern United States in greater numbers than at any time in at least 50 years, one bird expert says.
Lost Years of Sea Turtles Uncovered
Animals  (tags: animals, sea turtles, study, mystery, wildlife, protection, environment )

Giana
- 266 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.
Biofluorescent Fish Light Up the Deep: Photos
Animals  (tags: fish, glowing, scientist, study, identification, photosenvironment )

Giana
- 318 days ago - news.discovery.com
Nearly 180 species of fish that glow have been identified in a new study led by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History. Beautiful photos.
Some Monkeys Are (Really) Monogamous
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animals, habitat, behavior, monogomy, study, interesting, humans )

Giana
- 224 days ago - news.discovery.com
Unlike many humans, some monkeys are genuinely faithful to their mates.
Why Koalas Hug Trees
Animals  (tags: wildlife, AnimalWelfare, study, habitat, behavior, koalas )

Giana
- 174 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.
Ants Stay Clean By Squirting Antimicrobials From Their Butts
Animals  (tags: insects, ants, clean, squirting, antimicrobials, butts, interesting, research, study )

Giana
- 339 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Ants may not seem particularly germaphobic, since they live in bacteria-rich dirt and often eat decaying plants and animals. But some ants have evolved to be quite fastidious sanitizers, regularly bathing themselves in antimicrobial secretions.
Like People, Pigeons Can Categorize
Animals  (tags: animals, pigeons, images, categories, interesting, study )

Giana
- 227 days ago - news.discovery.com
Pigeons learn to put complicated images into categories by focusing on details that matter and ignoring irrelevant features.
10 Most Unusual Animal Vocal Mimics
Animals  (tags: animals, vocal mimics, photos, study, interesting )

Giana
- 205 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.
 

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