Tag: animals

11
Jan
2020
Posted in english photos

Animals at risk in Australian bushfires | Reuters.com

A burnt paw of a brushtail possum is pictured as it is nursed by WIRES volunteers in…

20
Aug
2019
Posted in english scribblinks

Loss of cultural song diversity and the convergence of songs in a declining Hawaiian forest bird community | Royal Society Open Science

The effects of population decline on culturally transmitted behaviours in animals have rarely been described, but may…

19
Aug
2018
Posted in english scribblinks

Wow, Spain Sure Has a Lot of Pigs

There are now enough pigs in Spain that technically everyone could have one, and there’d be pigs…

07
Nov
2017
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A Zombie Gene Protects Elephants From Cancer | Quanta Magazine

Elephants did not evolve to become huge animals until after they turned a bit of genetic junk…

17
Sep
2017
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Parrotfish Have Been Caught ‘Farming’ Coral Reefs – Atlas Obscura

Octopus gardens get all the attention from songwriters, but maybe it’s time someone wrote a ditty about…

09
Sep
2017
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Business Travel Got You Down? Rent a Goldfish to Keep You Company – Atlas Obscura

A number of hotels have begun offering in-room fish-for-rent service. The latest to join the admittedly modest…

09
Sep
2017
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How the demand for sand is killing rivers – BBC News

Demand for sand in Kenya is driving the illegal sand harvesting industry, causing loss of ecosystems and…

30
Aug
2017
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Ancient whales were predators not gentle giants

Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions, Australian scientists said Wednesday in a discovery…