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2013-09-05 23:20:21

Fauna Foundation in Chambly, Quebec, a sanctuary for chimpanzees, most retired from a U.S. laboratory, is pleased to announce two new residents, Tatu and Loulis.

Bird Brain Wiring Similar To Human Brain
2013-07-17 11:48:29

Calling someone a 'bird brain' is usually intended as an insult, but researchers from Imperial College London have discovered that human and avian brains aren't so different after all.

String Task Teaches Pigeons To Peck At Virtual Dishes
2013-05-29 16:03:40

A new study from a group of American and Japanese researchers showed that pigeons could learn to peck intelligently at a virtual food dish.

Cockatoo Makes Its Own Tools
2012-11-06 07:18:51

A Goffin's cockatoo, a species not known for tool use in the wild, has been observed spontaneously making and using tools for reaching food and other objects.

2012-08-12 23:01:02

Author, inspired by the splendor of whales, describes spiritual interactions with animals TRINITY, Newfoundland (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Some of the most

Bowheads42
2012-08-01 19:15:58

A marine biologist had no idea that her microphones would pick up a chorus of bowhead whales, potentially signifying a resurgence of the endangered animal.

Mediterranean Fin Whale Numbers Were Overestimated
2012-07-29 09:00:09

The fin whale, like many other whales, was decimated by whaling throughout the 19th and 20th century — to the point of being considered officially endangered and being placed on the IUCN Red List.

Smoking Orangutan Moved To New Enclosure
2012-07-27 09:31:45

Tori, the smoking orangutan, has finally been moved into her new cage on the other side of the zoo to remove her not only from her ciggy source but also from the pressure of her peers to light up.

2012-04-12 21:12:33

The transmission of knowledge to the next generation is a key feature of human evolution.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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