Animals

Monkeys synchronize their brains when working together

A team of five researchers led by Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University has recently published a study showing that…

Punk-looking Australian turtle ranked among threatened reptiles

The Mary River turtle in Australia, sometimes with a punk-like algae crest, has joined the list of threatened reptiles…

This is how birds manage to orient themselves in the air

For a long time, scientists have wondered about how birds manage to navigate in the air over hundreds of…

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Rats can detect tuberculosis in children using their sense of smell

African researchers have trained rats to detect tuberculosis in children. As a result, they had a better success rate…

Bowhead whales are the Jazz virtuosos of the seas

The bowhead whale is an exceptional animal for more than one reason. It can live up to 200 years….

Japanese Snow Monkeys Bathing in Hot Springs

This is why Japanese macaques bath in hot springs

What’s more relaxing than a hot bath to relax in the winter? “Nothing” would surely answer the Japanese macaques…

A cat is born with two faces in Canada

In Canada, a kitten is born with two faces. This congenital malformation puts its life in great danger. “Kitty has…

Animals at risk of extinction live better in areas without a telephone network

A new study reveals that big cats and dozens of other endangered mammal species live better in places where…

Whaling: Japan Kills 333 whales in controversial hunting

Japanese whalers returned to port Saturday after capturing 333 cetaceans in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protest by…

New Species of Frogs

A new species of frog discovered at the Venezuela-Colombia border

Venezuelan and Colombian scientists have recently discovered a new frog species in the mountains of Perija, on the border…

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In Rwanda, young gorillas have learned to dismantle the traps of poachers

A few days after a poacher’s trap killed a young mountain gorilla in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park in 2012,…

There is a massive landfill in the Pacific ocean

Billions of pieces of plastic float in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii, putting the food chain in…

Killer Whale

Male orca kills baby to mate with his mother

In British Columbia, Canada, scientists have observed for the first time how a male orca drowned a young of…

Sudan Northern White Rhino

The last male northern white rhinoceros in the world has died

The last remaining northern white rhinoceros in the world, called Sudan, was euthanized yesterday after the significant worsening of…

Giant Panda Eat Bamboos, Why

Why do giant pandas eat bamboo?

China’s peculiarly rare animals, giant pandas, although mainly vegetarian, still belong to the order of carnivora.┬áIn terms of external…

Hogfish can see with their skin

For several years now, biologists have theorized that some fast-changing animals, such as Lachnolaimus maximus, do not just do…