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Social Network Research Could Boost Conservation Efforts For Prairie Dogs
2014-07-29 03:28:36

Researchers using statistical tools to map social connections in prairie dogs have uncovered relationships that escaped traditional observational techniques, shedding light on prairie dog communities that may help limit the spread of bubonic plague and guide future conservation efforts.

Personality Test For Lemurs
2013-06-19 05:20:58

Pet owners have known for a long time that each pet has its own, unique personality. It’s only in the last 10 years, however, that the study of animal personality has started to gain ground with behavioral ecologists.


Word of the Day
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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