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Stressed Squirrels Produce Faster Growing Offspring
2013-04-19 19:30:36

What was surprising for an international group of researchers was how an increase in stress for a squirrel mother led to offspring that are decidedly stronger and heartier.

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2010-12-15 11:24:33

University of Guelph researchers have finally figured out why female squirrels are so darn promiscuous.

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2010-06-01 11:25:06

Those neighborhood squirrels you often see fighting over food may not seem altruistic, but new University of Guelph research has found that the critters will actually take in orphaned relatives.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.