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Wild Cat Mimicks Monkey Vocals

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 1796 days ago -
Scientists have documented for the first time that a wild cat deliberately imitated the cries of a monkey in order to draw it closer for an attack. Marguays are medim-sized wild cats and obviously hunt for small animals to eat. Researchers were able to

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Christeen A (371)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 6:55 am
Very sad but I guess the cycle of life comes into play here.

. (0)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 9:53 am
Each needs to survive on its basest instinct.

Kath P (9)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 9:57 am
Gives you some idea of how smart cats really are.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 10:00 am
One of my favorites.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 2:37 pm
Beautiful cat!

Lona Goudswaard (80)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 4:33 pm
Smart cat wins, sorry for the loser

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 5:52 pm
Interesting but always sad. I know this is the real world and i do find it interesting.
TY for posting Cher!

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 6:13 pm
Noted. Never knew this about these cats.
Nature has a way of making the food chain equal - it's man that f---- it all up.

Connie O (44)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 6:37 pm

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 8:58 pm
Mother Nature works in mysterious and fascinating ways.

Thursday July 18, 2013, 12:10 am
Amazing miracle of Life
Thank you, Cher.

Kerrie G (116)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 6:32 am
Noted, thanks.

Kerrie G (116)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 6:34 am
Shared on pinterest. :)

Maria S (95)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:07 am
Noted. Interesting. Thanks Cher!

Patricia H. (440)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:46 am

Barb K (1688)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:26 am
Horrible :(
I wish there was some way the monkeys could see the wildcats imitating them and then they could warn the monkey community; 'hey you guys, beware of the wildcats.....they imitate our babies' cry!' Yeah, I know it's 'survival of the fitest' but it still bothers me. Thnx Cher.

Betty Kelly (4)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:23 am
Smart cat and I feel sorry for the monkeys. Balancing nature is filled with hard stories.

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (60)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 12:13 pm
Interesting,thanks for sharing

Sara P (54)
Friday July 19, 2013, 7:27 am
Nature always surprise me! Thanks Cher.

Carol H (229)
Friday July 19, 2013, 9:29 am
sadly noted but a beautiful cat!!
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