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Forty Percent Of Studied Penguins Synchronized Underwater Movements While Foraging
2014-08-15 03:55:24

Most little penguins may search for food in groups, and even synchronize their movements during foraging trips

Radio Frequency ID Tags Attached To Honey Bees Reveal Hive Dynamics
2014-07-25 03:12:10

Scientists attached radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks. The effort yielded two discoveries: Some foraging bees are much busier than others; and if those busy bees disappear, others will take their place.

Early Humans May Have Evolved Bigger Brains Eating Insects
2014-07-03 07:31:38

A new study, led by Washington University in St. Louis, suggests that seasonal diet changes may have played a role in the development of bigger brains and higher-level cognitive functions in human ancestors and other primates.

honey bee hive
2014-05-25 05:39:39

Honey bees are able to help promote growth within their environment by spreading pollen and feeding on nectar, and according to a new study, bees are able to dance in order to tell their brethren where the nearest and most pollen rich sources can be found.

2014-05-02 23:01:44

Destination spa resort rolls out new offerings to answer the increasing requests for foraging and natural remedies, expanding its gourmet travel offerings. Hawley,

Study Shows Bumblebees Join Other Bees Already Safely Feeding On Flowers
2014-04-30 03:16:03

Bumblebees can distinguish between safe and dangerous environments, and are attracted to land on flowers popular with other bees when exposed to perilous situations

Size Of Animal's Brain Matters When It Comes To Self-control
2014-04-22 14:36:34

Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel

big brown bat in flight
2014-03-29 05:33:03

While experts have long known that bats use ultrasonic calls to locate insect prey, research published earlier this week reveals that males have a second distinctive set that essentially allows them to call dibs on a potential meal.

New Computer Model Could Preserve The World's Bee Colonies
2014-03-04 15:25:51

Scientists have created a new computer model to help understand the environmental effects of a honeybee colony. The BEEHAVE model was created to investigate the losses of honeybee colonies...

Video Footage Reveals Novel Insights Into Crocodilian Foraging Behaviors
2014-01-16 07:46:56

Animal-borne camera reveals that alligators may attempt to capture prey most often at night, even though the calculated probability of catching prey is highest in the morning


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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