Animals the way nature intended it; explore the world of wild animals and the controversies surrounding domestication and hunting of feral beasts.
Crows outthink monkeys, can grasp recursive patterns
Crows are notoriously clever — the songbirds can use tools, understand the concept of zero and follow basic analogies. Now, a new study suggests that their grasp of one complex cognitive principle, in particular, is better than that of monkeys and comparable to that of small children.
Top 5 Most Beautiful Animals in the World
Before we dive into the subtleties of these rich and smooth animals, we breakdown our main 5 rundowns here: 1. Red macaw
Tips on Helping Wildlife Thrive in Changing Climates
To start helping wildlife thrive. People can begin in their gardens by planting flowers throughout the year. Winter-active bumblebees are a particular benefit of winter-flowering plants. Flowering gaps provide continuous service to pollinators, and flowering ivy provides an essential food source for ivy bees.
Rats Move to Musical Beat As Humans
Rats move to the beat of music in a similar way as humans do. The difference lies in the fact that their time scale is significantly faster than ours. This means that they find rhythmic beats irresistible. Their preferred tempo is between 120 and 140 bpm.
How to Keep Killer Whales Innovated Through Creativity
On September 20th, 2022, the peer-reviewed journal, Animal Cognition, published a study on how killer whales and apex predatory mammals get creative in their oceanic habitats. The study was part of an ongoing collaboration between Dr. Heather Manitzas Hill at St. Mary’s University, MarineLand France, SeaWorld San Antonio, and the Dolphin Communication Project. The study, previously done with bottlenose dolphins, allowed the researchers to ask the animals to do new behaviors of their own choosing as a form of enriching exercise for the animals that enable them to think creatively (Heather Manitzas Hill et al. Anim Cogn. 2022)
Tips on Preserving Honey Bee Populations
If you love honey bees, but are concerned about their declining numbers, there are a few tips you can follow to help preserve their population. These include planting flowers and avoiding pesticides.
Willowbrook Wildlife Center Getting $25 Million Upgrade
In order to accommodate growing demands, Willowbrook Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is getting a $25 million upgrade. The project aims to expand the outdoor animal exhibits to accommodate different species. It also aims to make the facility more energy efficient and create a net-zero building. Once completed, the center will have nine to ten hundred plus animals in its care.
Top 10 Strongest Animals in the World
#1 Hippopotamus Hippos are the third biggest living warm blooded creature tracked down on the planet, after elephants and white rhinos. Gauging somewhere in the range of 1.4 and 5 tons and being herbivores, hippos need to consume approximately 80 pounds of grass every night to support their weight. Notwithstanding their weight, hippos are fit for moving at velocities of up to 30mph (generally 50km/h).
Right or Left Handed?
Are Your Squirrels Right Or Left Handed? We found that squirrels that strongly favored a paw. Ah ... OK. So. Many. Questions.
Dickless and Alone, They Die After Spreading Their Seed
Please, imagine if you will, you’re a spritely young Argonaut Octopus named Phil. You’ve grown over the course of a lifetime, only one inch in length—a mere fraction of your female counterparts size.
Why should you do a genetic test on your dog?
Genetic tests in humans are already a common reality to find out about preventable genetic diseases or even to find out the ethnic origin of our ancestors. For example, it is already common to analyze the presence of certain mutations in genes to understand the probability of a person to suffer from certain types of cancer. How could it be otherwise, these types of tests are beginning to be available for our fellow dogs and thus be able to give them better health.
The price of evolution for courtship
Most animals keep evolving, usually to better adapt to their environment, but there are exceptions to everything, and some animals die on their evolutionary path. Today we will talk about the animals that keep driving themselves to their death on the road of evolution. The deer dolphin belongs to the pig family, and its appearance is very similar to that of wild boars.