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SHOCKING! Crabs Really Do Feel Pain
2013-01-17 08:36:00

Most cultures value the humane treatment and slaughter of their livestock, and now those same standards should be applied to their seafood, according to a new behavioral study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

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2009-03-27 13:26:58

New research published by a Queen's University Belfast academic has shown that crabs not only suffer pain but that they retain a memory of it.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.