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2015-04-20 11:47:20

It’s calls were first detected by US Navy hydrophones in the Pacific Ocean in 1989, and experts are unclear whether or not it’s a new species or even if it’s a male or a female. So what happened to the mysterious creature dubbed “the loneliest whale in the world?”

chimp spears
2015-04-16 08:57:11

Female chimpanzees create spears in order to stab their prey, suggesting that the ability to craft these kinds of weapons originated with early primates and that ancient humans may have hunted in a similar manner, according to a new Royal Society Open Science study.

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2015-02-06 00:00:00

No bird-brains here! A new study shows that pigeons and human children learn similarly.

crows
2014-12-19 14:58:31

Poor crows.

chimp tool use
2014-10-02 07:00:40

As Apple has reminded us recently, when a new device comes out – many people in our culture scramble to start using it right away. That phenomenon – of a new tool spreading around within a group – has now been seen in chimpanzees for the first time.

2014-06-18 11:22:57

Do you still believe that fish are dumb and cannot feel pain?

2014-06-17 16:23:33

New Journal Article Concludes: "Fish Perception and Cognitive Abilities Often Match or Exceed Other Vertebrates." NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a paper that

2014-04-02 12:35:10

Pinecone or pine nut?

Chimps Use Gestures When Searching For Food
2014-01-18 05:28:41

Chimpanzees are able to communicate with gestures to search for a piece of food, according to a study appearing in the January 16 edition of the journal Nature Communications.

Bird Brain Map Gets Major Revisions
2013-09-18 08:24:14

A ten-year project has led to major revisions in our understanding of the bird brain, concluding that it is much more similar to mammalian brains than previously thought.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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