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May 8, 2019


Drunken Monkeys

In a 2015 study of Chimpanzees, the animals were observed seeking out and drinking alcohol.

May 3, 2019


Is Declining Biodiversity Killing The Earth?

Different types of human impact such as climate change, land use, pollution and invasive species all interact to influence ecosystems.

April 23, 2019


The Electric Color Elephantnose Fish

In 2018 biologists reported that the elephantnose fish can sense qualities they called “electric colors.”

April 22, 2019


Dracula Ants

The Dracula ant moves faster than the cheetah, even if it doesn’t run faster.

April 18, 2019


Clever Crows Can Sense Weight

In a recent experiment, crows were able to judge the weights of objects simply by watching how they behaved in a breeze.

April 17, 2019


Cranes Speak With Their Bodies

Although it can’t talk, the five-foot tall Whooping Crane can communicate in a variety of other ways.

April 16, 2019


Ancient Termite Mounds

Recently, an international team of entomologists made a discovery highlighting the architectural abilities of termites.

April 15, 2019


How Moths Hide From Bats

In the same way that visual camouflage makes things hard to see, acoustic camouflage makes it hard for bats to see moths.

April 12, 2019


The Genetics Behind Dog Breeds

In a preliminary report, researchers found that the personality traits we ascribe to different dog breeds have a basis in the dogs’ DNA.

April 11, 2019


New Solutions For International Wildlife Trafficking

Every year, millions of birds are taken from places like Brazil to sell around the world, and it is devastating tropical bird populations.

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