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sciencealert.com — Many comparisons have been made between humans and dolphins, those sleek mammals of the sea. Now scientists have found another point of similarity between us and our cetacean cousins: Like us, dolphins make friends based on mutual interests. In the case of the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursi…
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scientificamerican.com — Nearly four decades ago zoologist Michael Thompson, then at the University of Adelaide in Australia, made an alarming discovery: invasive red foxes were gobbling up more than 90 percent of all the turtle eggs laid along the banks of Australia’s Murray River. Thompson’s surveys also revealed a dispro…
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sciencealert.com — Do you need another reason to love bees? Not only can our fuzzy little flower friends perform basic arithmetic, scientists have now discovered that they can recognise symbols associated with numbers. Full Article >>
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92moose.fm — According to Bored Panda, because of concerns about animal cruelty, a German circus has began using hologram animals (instead of live ones). Since its inception in 1976, the Circus Roncalli has featured animal acts.  Last year, however, they decided it was time to make a change.  They still feature…
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ladbible.com — Travelling the world is great because it enables you to have your eyes opened to all sorts of things you don't see at home. However, there are three things that are certain in this life, and you'll find them the world over: death, taxes and McDonald's. As such, we shouldn't even really be that surp…
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fox5atlanta.com — PLANO, TEXAS - We all wish we could bring our dogs everywhere, and why shouldn't we? That's why a movie theater in Texas is allowing people to bring their furry best friends to enjoy their favorite flick together. K9 Cinemas in Plano provides a place for dog lovers to watch their favorite movies wi…
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ecowatch.com — Koala species down under are now considered "functionally extinct" as the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) says there are no more than 80,000 individuals left on the continent. Once a population falls below a critical point, it can no longer produce the next generation, ultimately leading to the sp…
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sciencealert.com — There's no denying that keeping livestock has deeply benefited humanity over the millennia. But, while sheep and cows may have adapted well to farm life, there's one animal humans like to eat that would fare poorly in farms. Full Article >>
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nbcnews.com — “We are eroding the very foundations of our economies, livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life worldwide.” A sweeping report assessing the state of the natural world found that humans are having an “unprecedented” and devastating effect on global biodiversity, with about 1 million …
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foxnews.com — A study looking at freshwater marine life in the U.K. has an alarming conclusion – cocaine and illegal pesticides inside freshwater shrimp. The research looked at the exposure of wildlife, including the freshwater shrimp Gammarus pulex, to different micropollutants when the researchers came to the …
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