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Stress Can Cause Mongooses Not To Help Out In The Future
2014-07-25 03:38:38

Researchers studying banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that those who work hard to care for pups may be less likely to invest in future offspring in the same way due to elevated stress hormones.

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2008-09-08 13:40:00

Researchers at Chester Zoo say chimps may receive the same feelings of consolation from physical contact as humans.

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2008-09-01 16:40:00

Scientists from Manchester University and Chester Zoo have ventured into Costa Rica with hopes of finding some of the world’s most endangered frogs.

2008-02-08 00:00:00

Two Komodo dragons have hatched at the Sedgwick County Zoo, apparently without the fertilization of a male.

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2007-01-24 08:00:00

A British zoo announced Wednesday the virgin birth of five Komodo dragons, giving scientists new hope for the captive breeding of the endangered species.

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2006-12-20 15:40:00

In an evolutionary twist, Flora the Komodo dragon has managed to become pregnant all on her own without any male help. She is carrying seven baby Komodo dragons.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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