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Why Koalas Hug Trees
Animals  (tags: wildlife, AnimalWelfare, study, habitat, behavior, koalas )

Giana
- 46 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.
15 Things Humans Do Wrong at Dog Parks
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalwelfare, animals, dog parks, behavior )

Cal
- 80 days ago - mnn.com
Dog parks are supposed to be fun -- but often they're not. Here's what dog owners can do to fix that problem.
Some Monkeys Are (Really) Monogamous
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animals, habitat, behavior, monogomy, study, interesting, humans )

Giana
- 96 days ago - news.discovery.com
Unlike many humans, some monkeys are genuinely faithful to their mates.
Asian Elephants Console Each Other When in Distress
Animals  (tags: elephants, behavior, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalrights )

Cal
- 153 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
- 224 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
- 236 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
- 357 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
- 364 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
- 382 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
- 383 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
- 531 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
- 582 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
- 586 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
- 925 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
- 1239 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.
 

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