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November 12, 2012

 

white antlers overlapping each other

What Is The Difference Between Horns And Antlers?

There are some important differences between horns and antlers.

November 6, 2012

 

sheep in a flock

What Is The Science Behind Animals Moving In A Flock?

I find it interesting that many animals, like sheep, zebras, fish, and birds, tend to congregate and move around in flocks. What's the science behind flocking?

October 17, 2011

 

close up of a cow

Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

June 20, 2011

 

lamb

Why You Can’t Bleach Sheep

Why is it okay to bleach cotton cloth, but not wool?

January 18, 2010

 

A herd of Sheep.

Sheep With Personality

So how do scientists measure the success of an animal's success? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 8, 2006

 

lamb

Why You Can’t Bleach Sheep

Why is it okay to bleach cotton cloth, but not wool?

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.

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