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Wolves Learn From Each Other Better Than Dogs
2014-01-31 07:52:25

Although wolves and dogs are closely related, they show some striking differences.

Harness For Guide Dogs Must Suit Both Dog And Owner
2014-01-02 09:26:41

A guide dog communicates with a blind person via a harness and its handle.

Tree Sparrows Recognize Foreign Eggs In Their Nest By Color And Shape
2013-12-11 09:23:39

Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have discovered that tree sparrows can recognize eggs deposited by other tree sparrows but do not always reject them.

2013-11-19 13:18:59

Muscle movements generate body heat.

2013-10-30 09:59:25

Listeria poses a significant risk to human health.

How Dormice Make Optimal Use Of Their Body Fat Reserves
2013-10-22 14:05:32

Edible dormice store considerable amounts of fat in summer. Their fat reserves are necessary for them to survive a long hibernation – on average 8 months – in underground cavities.

2013-09-18 15:43:41

Saving energy is important for humans and animals alike when resources are limited.

2013-07-19 15:43:59

A surprisingly large number of dogs suffer from hyperadrenocorticism.

2013-06-25 13:11:55

Until recently, horses were generally branded to be able to identify individual animals.

2013-06-11 21:08:00

Individuals of a particular species generally differ from one another.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.