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Posts tagged horses

February 14, 2014

 

A tabby cat walking through a yard

Humpty Dumpty Wasn’t A Cat

You may have seen a cat fall from a tree or high rooftop. Ever wonder how felines can survive such great falls?

June 16, 2011

 

yellow angelfish swimming on a blue background

Can Animals Count?

One... Two... Three. Humans can count but can animals?

February 9, 2006

 

hippotherapy

Help on Horseback

Yet just as horses can cause paralyzing injuries, they can also help people learn to walk again through a form of physical rehabilitation called hippotherapy.

February 3, 2005

 

Skinny Legs and All

Why do horses have skinny legs? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Ride ‘em Zebra?

Could rearing domesticated zebras raise a profit? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Natural vs. Artificial Selection

In this instance, nature is said to have “selected” the camouflaged butterfly over other variations that weren’t as well hidden. In “artificial selection,” the same thing happens, only we human beings make the choices.

September 27, 2003

 

Hoofing It

In the wild, unshod hooves grow downwards approximately two-tenths of an inch per month. A wild horse’s natural daily activities, however, wear away the hoof at roughly the same rate, maintaining the proper balance between hoof wall and sole.

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