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Apes 'Gamble Like Humans By Calculating Odds'
Animals  (tags: animals, study, research, animal behaviour, apes, gambling, cognitive skills )

- 2337 days ago -
Given the choice of a safe bet of a small piece of banana or a larger chunk of fruit hidden beneath one of a selection of shuffled cups, the apes chose to gamble more than 50 per cent of the time.
A Man's Best Friend Mourns His Death: Human and Canine Inseperable By Death
Animals  (tags: dogs, love, affection, loyalty, death, sadness, separation, loss, mourning, animal emotions, animal behaviour )

- 2465 days ago -
The photo showing the bond between felled Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson and his dog Hawkeye has captured the attention of the Web.
Dotty the Donkey Gets PDSA Award for Saving Sheep
Animals  (tags: animals, donkeys, bravery, bravery award, animal behaviour, farm animals, animalwelfare )

- 2606 days ago -
A donkey which saved a sheep from being savaged by a dog has been honoured for her bravery. Dotty came to the aid of her friend Stanley in their shared paddock when a dog launched a frenzied attack on him. She pinned the dog to the ground.
Chimps 'Mourn Their Dead Infants'
Animals  (tags: animals, chimpanzee, primates, research, science, animal behaviour, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2671 days ago -
Chimpanzee mothers establish close physical relationships with their young,carrying them for up to 2 years and nursing them until they are six.But now scientists have filmed how one chimpanzee mother,whose 16 month old infant died, begins grieving process
Understanding Behavioral Patterns: Why Bird Flocks Move in Unison
Animals  (tags: Animal, birds, Unison, Animal flocks, Bird Flocks, animal behaviour )

- 2807 days ago -
Animal flocks, be it honeybees, fish, ants or birds, often move in surprising synchronicity and seemingly make unanimous decisions at a moment's notice, a phenomenon which has remained puzzling to many researchers.
The Dog Whisperer's Ways May Not Be the Best Ways
Animals  (tags: dogs, animal behaviour, dog whisperer, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, pets, protection )

- 3405 days ago -
Cesar Millan has an opportunity enjoyed by no other dog trainer in history. Here's the only problem, the messages he delivers are sometimes debatable, some even say dangerous, leaving many animal behavior experts cringing about the outcomes.
Poaching Has Long Lasting Effects on Elephant Social Behaviour
Animals  (tags: elephants, poaching, animal behaviour, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3405 days ago -
An African elephant never forgets - especially when it comes to the loss of its kin, according to researchers at the University of Washington. Their findings, published online in the journal, Molecular Ecology, reveal that the negative effects of
Computer Learns Dogspeak
Animals  (tags: dogs, barks, computers, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, pets, communication, animal behaviour )

- 3780 days ago -
Computer programs may be the most accurate tool for studying acoustic communications amongst animals, according to Csaba Molnár from Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary and his research team. Their research shows that a new piece of software is able to
2007: The Year Animals Took Over The Web...
Animals  (tags: animals, animal behaviour, protection, pets, wildlife )

- 3860 days ago -
SOME of the biggest hits on the internet this year are videos and stories about animals and their remarkable behaviour. People don't just want to read the story - they want to share it with their friends and colleagues as well.
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, animal behaviour, wildanimals, wildlife, protection )

- 3871 days ago -
The university's school of psychology is offering one of the first animal behaviour degree courses in the UK and has recruited an international team of academics to lead it There is already a well-established masters degree in animal behaviour
Dolphins Share Food at Sea
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, animal behaviour, sealife, wildanimals, dolphins )

- 3872 days ago -
What really got me was that the dolphins traded a fish back and forth in a reciprocal hand-off. Most animals pugnaciously do not share their food. It's the basis of "survival of the fittest." That's why you shouldn't feed a group of wild animals.
SCOTLAND: Seagull Becomes Crisp Shoplifter
Animals  (tags: UK, birds, animal behaviour, foraging adaptations, animals taking food from humans )

- 3961 days ago -
A seagull , "Sam," has turned shoplifter by wandering into a shop and helping itself to crisps. The bird walks into the RS McColl newsagents in Aberdeen when the door is open and makes off with cheese Doritos.
Fear of Predators Is Not "Natural" - Study
Animals  (tags: Animal behaviour, learned behaviour, animal intelligence, predator, prey animals, animal parenting, animal learning )

- 3990 days ago -
Fear of predators is not instinctive but is a learned behavior that only develops when prey species share space with animals that eat them, according to a new study released this week. The study's conclusion: remove the lions, and the zebras will lose the
[SAD NEWS] Male Elephant Mauls His Mate at Israeli Zoo
Animals  (tags: Elephant, Isreal, zoo, animal behaviour, male elephant in must )

- 4068 days ago -
A male elephant has mauled one of his mates to death at an Israeli zoo in front of crowds visiting during the Jewish Passover holiday.

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