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2011-03-30 00:00:30

Lukas, the World’s Smartest Horse (according to the World Records Academy) and Guinness World Record Holder, will participate in an experiment designed to determine his level of self-awareness.

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2011-03-09 14:43:42

In the thick of whale season, researchers from Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shed new light on the wintering grounds of the humpback whale.

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2011-02-10 11:15:00

Cheryl Knott's NSF-supported work helps us understand why orangutans require protection and conservation.

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2011-02-07 09:51:10

How smart are copy cats? Maybe it depends on your species.

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2010-11-17 13:36:50

Orangutans threatened with extinction could be brought back from the brink with help from a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) statistician.

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2010-08-04 11:56:54

In a study involving the first-ever daily energy expenditure measurements in apes, a researcher from Washington University in St Louis and his team have determined that orangutans living in a large indoor/outdoor habitat used less energy, relative to body mass, than nearly any eutherian mammal ever measured, including sedentary humans.

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2010-08-03 09:12:06

Blue whales are able to synchronize the pitch of their calls with an extremely high level of accuracy, and a very slim margin of error from call to call, according to a new study of the blue whale population in the eastern North Pacific.

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2010-07-17 06:26:10

An official said Friday that Indonesia will reserve thousands of hectares of forest in Borneo island for about 200 captive orangutans, which will be released in a conservation drive.

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2010-06-17 11:40:00

Great ape gestures have intentional meaning and are made with the expectation of specific behavioral responses.

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2010-06-11 10:35:00

Park officials said Thursday that a 30-foot-long dead humpback whale washed ashore near Jones Beach State Park.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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