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Posts tagged fish

December 31, 2013

 

Several gold fish viewed from above

Do Fish Have Memories?

Your pet fish's cognitive abilities will probably surprise you!

November 22, 2013

 

A bee clings to a twig with it's mouth, and appears to be resting.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

September 17, 2013

 

drawn fish against a yellow background

Can Animals Use Sign Language?

I know that gorillas and chimpanzees can learn sign language and use it to communicate. But can other animals use sign language, too?

August 15, 2013

 

fish in an aquarium

What Are “Fish Lifts?”

We've heard that there's been some success with fish ladders and elevators in places such as the Columbia River.

August 5, 2013

 

dolphin jumping in the water

Marine Animals Have Interesting Sleeping Habits

Marine mammals don't sleep for a solid 8 hours a night, the way we do.

June 13, 2013

 

school of fish

Fish Are Getting High On Drugs

Did you know that low concentrations of drug residue survive sewage plants and end up in water downstream from wastewater facilities?

December 27, 2012

 

A goldfish swims through a fish bowl

Do Fish Drink?

Fish live in water, but do they drink it?

September 3, 2012

 

zebra fish's face

Fear Smells Like Sugar

Fear smells like sugar. At least that's the case for zebra fish.

August 23, 2012

 

Female Anthias fish

Sex Changes In Nature: Yes, It Does Happen!

Females can activate their testes and deactivate their ovaries.

January 23, 2012

 

a cat bats its paw at a toy frog

A Cat “Flips Out”

Do cats' movements when they play with toys reflect how they would hunt in the wild?

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