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Koalas Being Trampled to Death By Cows
Offbeat  (tags: studies, farmers, australia, koalas, cows, killing, controversy )

Simone
- 1385 days ago - news.com.au
KOALAS are being trampled to death by killer cows. The iconic native animals, which live in trees, are being killed or injured when territorial cows with calves at heel act in concert to circle and trample them when they go to ground to change trees.
Secrrets of a Lions's Roar
Offbeat  (tags: lions, roaring, sounds, big cats, studies, babies )

Simone
- 1397 days ago - blogs.smithsonianmag.com
Not all cats roar (which is probably a good thing for those of us who own housecats), but those that do fascinate us with their mysterious and frightening sounds.
Cambodian Cattle Herds Offer Hope for Tiger: WWF
Offbeat  (tags: cambodia, studies, enviornment wild cattle, tiger survival )

Simone
- 1442 days ago - google.com
Large herds of wild cattle in eastern Cambodia mean the area could be one of the best places in Asia for a recovery in tiger populations, conservation group World Wildlife Fund said on Monday.
Feline Conservation Federation Census Documents Less Than 3,000 Tigers in America
Offbeat  (tags: studies, feline conservation federation, captive tigers, numbers, imprisoned )

Simone
- 1442 days ago - prweb.com
Contrary to the wild guesses of five to ten thousand tigers in the U.S.,a nation-wide survey of tigers and tiger habitat, conducted by the FCF, has revealed less than 3,000 tigers live in America.
Are People And Animals Inherently Connected?
Offbeat  (tags: bonding, studies, humans, animals, connections, friendship )

Simone
- 1453 days ago - globalanimal.org
Are people hardwired to pay attention, respond to, and be stimulated by animals? According to research, the answer is yes. Caused by primitive relationships between predator and prey, people have increased brain activity when confronted by animals.
Are Animals Smarter Than People?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, intelligence, humans, studies, common sense, abilities )

Simone
- 1470 days ago - globalanimal.org
Are you smarter than the average animal? Maybe not. Researchers say that animals rival peoples' intelligence regarding the cognitive processing of social etiquette and survival skills. But how can this be?
Special Bond Between Dogs And Whales (GALLERY/VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: species, animals, friendship, bonding, awarness, dogs, whales, studies )

Simone
- 1474 days ago - globalanimal.org
While animals speak in a language foreign to us, do you believe different species can communicate with each other?
Namibia: What Elephants Think - Interviewing the World's Biggest Land Mammal
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, studies, wild animals, families, habits )

Simone
- 1497 days ago - allafrica.com
THE bull elephant, a mountain of ivory and callous hide, lumbers to the waterhole in Etosha. These giants can drink 100 litres in one gorge, but this male has to stop; another bull flaps his ears on the horizon
African Lions Less Likely To Attack During A Full Moon [Study]
Offbeat  (tags: studies, full moon, lion attack, tanzanian villagers )

Simone
- 1498 days ago - inquisitr.com
A recent study has revealed that African Lions are more likely to attack people during a moonless night or immediately proceeding a full moon. The study, which examined 500 lion attacks on Tanzanian villagers over the last two decades has found
DNA Profiling to Help Stop Illegal Tiger Trafficking
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, studies, edinburh zoo, learning tiger dna, illegal trafficking )

Simone
- 1533 days ago - local.stv.tv
Scientists are visiting Edinburgh Zoo to learn how to use tiger DNA to stop illegal trafficking of the endangered animals. The experts are taking part in three weeks of training in the hope that they will be able to set up a profiling system in South
Cats Do Roam, Tracking Shows
Offbeat  (tags: cats, studies, feral cats, tracking, moving, journeys )

Simone
- 1543 days ago - news.discovery.com
When your cat leaves the house, it may roam farther than you think, suggests a new study, covering as much as five acres. But even adventurous house cats cover much less ground than feral cats, whose ranges sometimes exceed 370 acres.
Are Wild Horses Native to US? BLM View Challenged
Offbeat  (tags: studies, horse advocates, research, history, origination, wild horses, native, usa )

Simone
- 1547 days ago - sfgate.com
American history textbooks teach generation after generation that the wild horses roaming the Western plains originated as a result of the European explorers and settlers who first ventured across the ocean and into the frontier
Rudolph's 'Supersight': How Reindeers Guided By Ultra-Violet Light That Other Animals Cannot See
Offbeat  (tags: studies, ultra light, vision, reindeers, supersight, arctic )

Simone
- 1558 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The well-known Christmas song may talk of Rudolph's 'nose so bright' - but scientists have found that in reality it is the light of their surroundings which helps guide reindeer in the Arctic. The ability to see the sun's UV rays reflecting off the snow
Yellowstone Wolves Worth $35 Million a Year
Offbeat  (tags: studies, yellowstone wolves, tourism, wildlife, visitors, massacred )

Simone
- 1568 days ago - care2.com
A study was conducted by University of Montana researchers which found the presence of wolves in Yellowstone contributes many millions of dollars each year to the local economy, from tourists who visit the park to see wildlife. This information is
Noisy Humans Drowning Out Fish
Offbeat  (tags: studies, stress, fish humans, populations, threatening fish )

Simone
- 1569 days ago - news.discovery.com
Like a constant, maddening ringing in the ears, human-generated persistent sounds may stress and harm fish, according to a presentation scheduled for later this month at the annual meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Seattle.
 

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