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Dogs Can Understand Human Speech A Lot Better Than We Thought
If you have a dog, you probably already suspected this.
Up Close With a Very Smart Orangutan at the Indianapolis Zoo
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson
The Grannies on Safari
The exhibit houses eight orangutans of assorted sizes, ages and temperaments who scamper up, down and around an environment
Why Are Pandas Such Lazy Bastards? Blame Biology
A new website dedicated to smarter sleep & wakefulness, publis...
For starters, giant pandas expend about 38 percent of the same energy as compared to other creatures of the same body mass. To maintain such a low metabolism, they do indeed move slowly.
Sorry, But Your Dog Can't Remember That Fun Game Of Fetch
In contrast, previous research showed that humans who performed the memory task could remember that little red dot when tested
Lizard Study Supports Darwin's Idea That Predator-Free Islands Make Animals Tamer
By Ed Yong, Nature News
Cooper and his team ended up with data for 66 species, from the Eurasian common lizard (Zootoca vivipara) to the Galapagos
Holy Sh*t! After 7,000 Observations Of Dogs Pooping & Peeing, Here's The Crazy Thing Scientists Learned
For the study, 70 unleashed dogs were observed urinating and defacating a total of 7,000 times over a two-year period. Observers
Dogs May Recognize Familiar Faces In Images Just Like We Do
This new research was published online this month in the journal Animal Cognition. Dog watching a human face in the study
How To Nap & Eight Other Life-Affirming Lessons Animals Can Teach Us
3. Get addicted to exercise. Exercise has many health benefits for the brain and body. It reduces stress, improves sleep
Snake Babies' Tracking Devices Reveal Curious Behaviors Of Threatened Species
By LiveScience, LiveScience
By implanting baby northern pine snakes with tracking devices, scientists are revealing previously unknown details about
Author, 'The Big, Bad Book of Botany'
We try to imagine how animals see the world, but even our pets are mysterious to us. However, understanding the way their eyes work, or their sense of smell, for example, it helps us to appreciate them even more and adds a measure of empathy, if nothing else.
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Temple Grandin, Animal Scientist, To Be Inducted Into The Colorado Woman's Hall Of Fame
Along with Grandin, the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame will also be inducting nine other women at a gala taking place at the
Yahoo's 'College Majors That Are Useless'... Really?
Allen S. Levine
Professor and Vice President for Research at the University of...
This week a Yahoo blogger posted "College Majors That Are Useless," with agriculture topping the list, followed by horticulture and animal science. While I'm hesitant to give the list more credibility than it deserves, this blog post is so far off base it has to be refuted.
Crazy Animal Experiments (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
From caffeinated spiders to glow-in-the-dark beagles, animal experiments have taken a number of unusual forms. Some have
: The HBO Movie Starring Claire Danes
Temple Grandin, a world-renowned designer of livestock handling facilities and a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, is arguably the world's most famous person with autism.
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