Animals

Dogs

Researchers have discovered the genes that give a dog its personality

A group of specific genes, which play a central role in the characterization of dog breed behavior…

Extremely rare treefrog discovered in Ecuador amazes scientists

During a two-week expedition to the Condor Mountains in Ecuador, researchers discovered a new species of treefrog. It was during…

This is why women live longer than men

An American study has recently revealed one of the most enduring mysteries of our human existence: why do women…

Donald Trump, a newly discovered amphibian

The discovery of a species of amphibians in Panama recently became news, after the makers of the discovery made…

The deadliest animal in Australia is not what you would expect

Between 2008 and 2017 in Australia, 266 people died as a result of the attack of well-known animals. Were…

China reopens the trade of rhinoceros horns and tiger bones

Particularly sought after in China, some products such as rhinoceros horns and tiger bones have been re-authorized for sale…

Half of the world’s killer whale population is threatened with extinction

The last link in the food chain in the oceans, orcas are among the most widespread mammals in the…

Dog and cat saliva may cause deadly infections in humans

The bacterium Capnocytophaga canimorsus, transmissible by saliva of dogs and cats, can be the source of serious or lethal…

Snailfish species discovered in Atacama trench

Transparent, without scales or ridges… three new species of snailfish have been identified in the great depths of the…

Wedge Tail Eagle

Australia: man arrested in the case of the poisoned eagles

A man in Australia has been arrested and charged with animal abuse after nearly 140 wedge-tailed eagles were found…

A species of sharks long thought to be carnivorous reclassified as omnivorous

The shark’s exceptional hunter attributes are imbued in the collective imagination. But, as we all know, in any family,…

Hundreds of mummified penguins discovered in Antarctica

A team of zoologists, led by Yuesong Gao of the University of Science and Technology of China, found evidence…

This animal can live 10,000 years

The idea of longevity has for long fascinated mankind. What if we could live a few hundred years? Wouldn’t…

300 turtles found dead in Mexican waters

Mexican environmental authorities have found 300 golfina turtles, a species threatened with extinction, floating dead in Mexican Pacific waters,…

King penguins: massive decline of the world’s largest colony

The colony of king penguins on Pig Island in the sub-Antarctic archipelago of Crozet, considered the largest in the…

Trump’s border wall threatens the survival of several endangered species

The survival of more than 1,000 animal species would be seriously threatened if the wall wanted by President Donald…