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Asian Elephants Console Each Other When in Distress
Animals  (tags: elephants, behavior, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalrights )

Cal
- 405 days ago - mnn.com
Highlighting elephants' intelligence and social qualities, including empathy, is important to conservation efforts.
Top 10 Weird Ways Animals Stay Warm in Winter
Animals  (tags: animals, cold weather, photos, cold, skills, biology, behavior )

Giana
- 477 days ago - news.discovery.com
Cold weather drains animals' energy supplies by sucking away their body heat. To conquer the cold, animals evolved astounding survival skills such as antifreeze blood, lounging by hot springs, and even having gender-bender orgies.
Why Seahorses Are Shaped Like Horses
Animals  (tags: research, seahorse, behavior, head shape, prey, interesting, wildlife )

Giana
- 488 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
The seahorse head's shape helps the fish stealthily ambush prey, researchers say.
Why We Love Dogs in Love - Lovely Video
Animals  (tags: dogs, animals, love, humans, pets, interesting, behavior )

Giana
- 609 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Why are we so fascinated by videos of dogs hanging out with other animals?.
My Cat From Hell's Jackson Galaxy: People Read Cats Through Dog-Colored Glasses
Animals  (tags: cats, behavior, humans, pets, understanding, interesting, reading )

Giana
- 617 days ago - tv.yahoo.com
Cat owners need to become more literate ... about reading cats.
Run Away! 12 Cute Animals You Shouldn't Piss Off
Animals  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, humans, behavior, aggressive )

Giana
- 635 days ago - news.discovery.com
Who was the first human to pester a swan, pick up a poison dart frog, or cuddle a kangaroo? That name has been lost in prehistory, but the ill-advised tradition continues.
How the Moon Makes Animals Go Wild: Photos
Animals  (tags: moon, behavior, influence, lunar power, gravity, light )

Giana
- 635 days ago - news.discovery.com
Moon phases influence the behavior of all living things, including humans. Lunar power is due to two primary forces: gravity and light changes.
Angry Birds? "Shy" Sparrows Show Aggression With Wings
Animals  (tags: birds, behavior, nature )

Giana
- 783 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In the hugely popular video game Angry Birds, frustrated victims of egg theft vent their wrath by turning themselves into living bombs and blowing up their piggie tormentors. Real-life birds don't have quite that kind of firepower.
Asian Elephants Have Intricate Social Networks
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, elephants, behavior, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 834 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Asian elephants typically live in small, flexible, social groups centred around females and calves while adult males roam independently. However, new research shows that while Asian elephants in Sri Lanka may change their day to day associations they main
NEWS YOU CAN USE: How Can I Train My Dog to Behave on Leash and When I Have Houseguests?
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, dogs, behavior, humans )

Cal
- 839 days ago - mnn.com
With practice, consistency and treats, your dog can develop fine manners.
Does Your Dog Actually Know What You're Thinking?
Animals  (tags: science, animals, animalwelfare, dogs, behavior, goodnews, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 1177 days ago - theweek.com
DOGS INSTANT GUIDE Does your dog actually know what you're thinking? A new study claims that dogs are able to read our facial expressions and anticipate our desires -- just like human babies do
9 Surprising Facts About Animal Intelligence
Animals  (tags: Animal Intelligence, Human Intelligence, Brain, Pet, Behavior )

Nancy
- 1491 days ago - toponlinecolleges.com
The gap between human intelligence and that of animals might be so wide as to be insurmountable, but it's not quite as big as we used to think it was. As anyone who's ever had a pet can tell you, animals are a lot sharper than you might want to believe.
Chimp "Girls" Play With "Dolls" Too--First Wild Evidence
Animals  (tags: wildlife, chimps, behavior )

Jae
- 1534 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Young females of the Kanyawara chimpanzee community in Kibale National Park, Uganda, use sticks as rudimentary dolls and care for them like the group's mother chimps tend to their real offspring. The behavior, which was very rarely observed in males, has
Birds Create Illusions to Look Pumped
Animals  (tags: birds, protection, behavior )

Michelle
- 1662 days ago - news.discovery.com
Great bowerbirds are known for their dramatic mating displays and elaborate constructions. Now researchers have determined males of this crafty species build staged scenes that make themselves look larger or smaller than they actually are.
Jane Goodall Marks 50 Years of Protecting Chimpanzees
Animals  (tags: Jane Goodall, wildlife conservation, chimpanzees, primatology, respected, renowned, Tanzania, study, protection, fieldwork, behavior, documentaion, advocate, action )

Debbie
- 1716 days ago - humanesociety.org
Fifty years ago this week, at the age of 26, renowned primatologist Jane Goodall traveled to Tanzania for the first time to study chimpanzees in the wild.
 

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