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Bonobos Buy Friends With Bananas
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, study, animal behavior, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, goodnews )

- 2322 days ago -
Sharing with strangers is not unique to humans, according to a new study by Duke University anthropologists, whether it's motivated by altruism or affability.
Talking Whales, Seals With Maine Accents, Dog Bark Translators: What If Animals Really Could Talk to Us?
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, animaladvocates, animal behavior, humans, habitat, whales )

- 2399 days ago -
Are we ready to learn what wildlife is going through as humans decimate their habitats?
Hygienic Sharks Visit Cleaner Fish
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, thresher shark, fish, animal behavior, study, research, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, animalwelfare )

- 2986 days ago -
A recent study suggests that thresher sharks are very hygienic and repeatedly visit undersea mountains to get rid of their parasites and dead skin. The predators swam slowly around tropical seamounts so that cleaner fish could nibble off their parasites.
The Emotional Lives of Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, animal behavior, animal emotions, empathy, friendships, gratitude, grief, wonder )

- 2986 days ago -
Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience.
Feeding Time for the Five-Day-Old Silverback So Well Protected By Its Mother That Zookeepers Don't Know What Sex It Is
Animals  (tags: animals, gorillas, western lowland gorilla, silverback gorilla, primates, wildanimals, baby gorilla, baby animals, animal behavior, zoo wildanimals, zoos, newborn gorilla, endangered species, animalwelfare )

- 3003 days ago -
These incredible photographs show a tiny gorilla, just five days old, sleeping in the arms of its mother at Zurich zoo. The photographs show the proud mother, N'Yokumi looking after her newborn baby that vets have not yet been able to get close to.
Who's 'Hoo'? The Owls of Jersey
Animals  (tags: animals, owls, birds, raptors, wildanimals, wildlife, animal behavior, humans, hunting, animalcruelty, endangered species, environment, habitat, animalwelfare )

- 3007 days ago -
Wildlife biologist Sean Grace parks his car along a lonely stretch of road near East Amwell. Nothing makes a sound in the cold night air. All that's audible is the faint whoosh of traffic far off. The nature educator whistles into the woods,awaits a reply
Proven: Bears Hibernate (and Soon You Could Too)
Animals  (tags: animals, bears, wildanimals, wildlife, animal behavior, study, science, environment, animalwelfare )

- 3015 days ago -
Until very recently, everything we knew about bear hibernation could be fairly well captured in a single sentence: We're pretty sure they do it. They disappear into dens for months at a time, they emerge in the spring looking a whole lot skinnier,
Chimps, Like Humans, Can Learn to Work Together
Animals  (tags: animals, chimpanzees, primates, research, study, animal behavior, animal intelligence, wildanimals, humans, animalwelfare )

- 3025 days ago -
A recent study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that humans' closest living relatives -- non-human primates -- are also capable of this kind of organization. Though more research is needed,
Emperor Penguins Gripped By Grief's Icy Hand
Animals  (tags: animals, penguins, emperor penguins, antarctica, death chicks, animal behavior, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, animalwelfare )

- 3035 days ago -
Wildlife photographer Daniel J Cox has captured an extraordinary image of more than 100 Emperor Penguins mourning their lost chicks in Antarctica. The animals, scattered across the ice into the distance, are either lying down or hunched over
Gorilla Strolls on Hind Legs
Animals  (tags: animals, gorilla, western lowland gorilla, primates, animal behavior, wildanimals, endangered )

- 3036 days ago -
A gorilla has achieved fame for walking upright on his hind legs like a human at a British animal park. Ambam, a Western lowland gorilla, was filmed strolling about his enclosure by animal researcher Johanna Watson. She posted the clip on YouTube
Penguin Gets Arrested
Animals  (tags: animals, penguin, Humboldt penguin, animal behavior, funny animals, wildanimals, endangered, AnimalWelfare )

- 3039 days ago -
A misguided penguin found his way into police custody on Monday (January 24) after apparently losing his way and landing on the shores of Lima miles from his natural habitat. Rescue police found the lost Humboldt Penguin on the shores of Agua Dulce Beach
50 Truly Amazing Facts About Your Dog
Animals  (tags: Dog, Pet, Animal Behavior, Facts )

- 3180 days ago -
Dogs need almost no introduction whatsoever, cliché as that sounds. One of the most beloved mammalian companions for millennia, canines provide just as much charm as they do economic, health and safety value.
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, pets, animal behavior, good information )

- 3380 days ago -
MISSION STATEMENT To enhance human animal relationships and improve quality of life for people and animals by providing education and animal behavior resources. There's alot of informative information here.
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! The Wild Side of Loving
Animals  (tags: animals, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife, love rituals, animal behavior, good old hanky panky )

- 3387 days ago -
Love Rituals bring out the animal in every species! St Valentine's Day: Even the most devoted animals indulge in a spot of hanky panky, says Angela Wintle.
Does Your Dog Know English?
Animals  (tags: animal, dogs, animal behavior, dog training )

- 4371 days ago -
As acute as a dog's hearing is, we ought to give them a little more credit for understanding our language. We know we can teach our dogs verbal commands, but many dogs learn to understand words we haven't purposely taught them.

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