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Humpback Whale Protects Human From Dangerous Shark
Offbeat  (tags: Humpback whales, sharks, attacks, humans, ocean mammals, protection, compassion, behaviours )

- 251 days ago -
Renowned marine biologist Nan Hauser had an incredible close encounter with a 25-ton humpback whale in October 2017. This experience happened while Hauser and her team were immersed in the sea near the Cook Islands on a dive in search of marine mammals.
Pet Therapy: Don't Judge a Cat By Its Colour
Offbeat  (tags: cats, behaviours, color )

- 1016 days ago -
Studies linking feline appearance and behaviour should be viewed with caution
No, That Tiger in the Zoo Isn't Saying Hi to You: Commonly Misinterpreted Captive Animal Behaviors
Offbeat  (tags: animals, captivity, behaviours )

- 1249 days ago -
The debate over whether or not animals are sentient emotional beings is unremitting, and while zoos and aquariums are quick to assert that their animals are healthy and thriving, theyâEUR(TM)re just as quick to dismiss claims that their animals are capable
10 Ways People Confuse Cats
Offbeat  (tags: cats, humans, behaviours )

- 1293 days ago -
We make cats scratch their furry little heads when we do these 10 things.
Why Does My Cat Rub His Face on Everything?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, behaviours )

- 1314 days ago -
Cats rub their faces on things for many reasons, depending on the context or object being rubbed.
Why Does My Dog Circle Before Lying Down?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pets, dogs, behaviours, protection )

- 2357 days ago -
Does your dog walk in a circle before he or she lays down? Experts claim the bizarrely cute ritual is most likely a habit residing from the days our dogs' ancestors lived out in the wild. Circling around a spot is a way for dogs to subconsciously stamp
Why Not Learn How to 'Speak Cat'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cats, behaviours, pets, protection, environment, communication signals )

- 3085 days ago -
Sharon Leigh doesn't hate cats, but she's not their biggest fan, either. Consequently, the Surrey RN doesn't understand why her parents' cat, a spunky short-haired tabby mix named Ivar, constantly rubs himself against her shins when she visits
6 Bird Species Go to Amazing and Very Different Lengths to Find a Mate.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, behaviours, mating, environment, protection )

- 3174 days ago -
This post presents amazing video clips of the courtship behaviour of six birds. Such amazing behaviour that is linked to appearance and build is worth thinking about just over 200 hundred years after the birth of Darwin. The post simply explains the
Reader Photo of the Day: Kelly the Dog Begs for Treats With Her Own Plate
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, behaviours, protection )

- 3218 days ago -
We love submitter laura2525's photo of her dog, Kelly, an unabashed beggar (but so cute while doing it that we're sure her owner doesn't mind). "My dog will pick up paper plates and carry them around until someone puts a treat on them for her," explains
Ask a Vet: Should I Seek a Pharmaceutical Solution to My Pet's Anxiety Problem?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, anxiety, vets, pharmaceutical, protection, behaviours )

- 3231 days ago -
Allow us to introduce a new feature here at Unleashed: Ask a Vet. We're excited to have Dr. Heather Oxford of L.A. veterinary hospital California Animal Rehabilitation on board to answer your burning questions about your pet's health and well-being.
Blue Tits Embrace 'Aromatherapy'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, behaviours, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3325 days ago -
Blue tits use medicinal plants to disinfect their nests, scientists have discovered.

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