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2013-11-14 23:23:00

Most alarm systems communicate with alarm monitoring centers through a telephone line using a complex touch-tone signal sent to the alarm monitoring station.

Chimps Vocalize With Purpose
2013-10-17 11:40:38

After analyzing the calls of chimpanzees in the wild, scientists now believe these animals vocalize with a purpose rather than chant and howl at random.

Social Bees Use Chemical Signals To Mark Dangerous Flowers
2013-03-14 13:32:43

Scientists already knew that some social bee species warn their conspecifics when detecting the presence of a predator near their hive, which in turn causes an attack response to the possible predator. Researchers have now demonstrated that they also use chemical signals to mark those flowers where they have previously been attacked.

City Birds Adjust To Their New Predators
2012-11-07 13:05:06

According to a new study, urban birds have changed their anti-predator behavior in new environments.

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2011-01-18 11:38:06

Male splendid fairy-wrens hitchhike onto predator calls to capture female attention.

2010-08-18 17:03:00

FRISCO, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) is stepping up its efforts to reach law enforcement, citizens and companies in the security industry by adopting several new social media tools.

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2010-05-19 13:12:14

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that male topi antelopes deceive their female counterparts in order to increase their chances of mating.

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2009-09-02 13:09:11

Researchers have discovered that an Australian pigeon species can alert other birds of danger with a "whistle" caused by flapping its wings when the bird takes off in alarm.

2009-02-20 09:55:54

An article by Princeton Biologist Mark Laidre suggests that when an animal signals an intent to attack, chances are it's not bluffing. Using hermit crabs as subjects, Laidre tested previous mathematical models that predict animals have a significant incentive to give dishonest signals about their intentions.


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Belding’s Ground Squirrel, (Urocitellus beldingi)
2012-04-23 06:16:30

Belding’s ground squirrel (Urocitellus beldingi), is also known as sage rat, picket-pin, or pot gut. This ground squirrel resides on mountains in the western United States, ranging from parts of Washington and Oregon, to central California and southwestern Idaho and even into the extremities of northwestern Utah. In California, between Kings Canyon and Lake Tahoe, the Belding’s ground squirrel will live in meadows at altitudes of 6,500 to 11,800 feet. This squirrel is of least concern on...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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