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The Mechanics Of An Elephant's Voice
2012-08-03 05:40:41

African elephants are known to communicate with infrasound - extremely low-pitched vocalizations - over a distance of miles. These infrasounds are at a very low frequency rate and are generally below the threshold of human hearing.

2009-12-07 12:24:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," it's often said. In fact, you can.

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2009-07-13 14:40:00

Researchers recently reported that felines have found a way to manipulate humans through vocalizations.

2008-10-05 18:00:10

By MIKE LOCKLEY MY mate returned from a spot of sea fishing to find his wife waiting in a skimpy neglige and primed for a night of passion. "Not now, Maureen," he snapped, spilling his slippery catch onto the kitchen table.

2006-06-12 14:48:48

By Sarah Coffey NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ten cats in search of owners will spend the next 10 days in a New York store window, their every move caught on camera for a reality TV show on which they will compete for best sleeper and mouse-catcher.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.