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Freezing temperatures and a layer of snow may make us feel sorry for any birds that remain up north during the winter months, but a new study in the journal Scientific Reports has found feeding these birds may not convey any benefits with respect to breeding.
The Crossville Chronicle recently reported that a Tennessee couple had been charged with animal cruelty after more than 30 dogs were recovered from their property.
The last region on Earth to be colonized by humans was home to more than 1,000 species of birds that went extinct shortly after people reached their island homes.
According to a recent report by The Record Herald, nineteen Rottweilers were rescued by the Antietam Humane Society from a home in PA.
New research shows that male Eurasian Jays in committed relationships are able to share food with their female partner according to her current desire.
According to a new study, urban birds have changed their anti-predator behavior in new environments.
Yoda, the wizened old Jedi master popularized in the Star Wars series of films, has been immortalized by scientists who have named a newly-discovered species of acorn worm in his honor.
The concentration of skyscrapers in this downtown district creates a wind tunnel favored by soaring birds during their migration south for the winter.
Rock sparrows indicate their age and their reproductive success with their songs and react to infidelity with a higher song volume
Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...
The Giant Feather Duster Worm (Eudistylia polymorpha) is a species of marine polychaete worm of the Sabellidae family. Its range extends along the western coast of North America, from Alaska to California. It is most commonly found in the intertidal zone in tide pools and in the neritic (coastal) zone at depths up to 1,375 feet. It is often found in groups along rocks, reefs, pilings, wharves and marinas. Its common name comes from the crown of tentacles extended when the animal is under...
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