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New studies reveal greater insights into the minds of dogs

We now know that dogs are capable of deceiving at times, and even making their own inferences during complex situations.
Modern technology has given us a lot to be grateful for, but one of its most underappreciated applications involves providing a greater understanding of the natural world. There is no doubt that we...
25 March 2017 -
R. Poonja

California couple arrested in massive dog hoarding case

Elderly San Diego-area couple arrested after 46 dogs found crowded into a motorhome; couple had been found previously hoarding 123 dogs
An elderly California couple who avoided charges when more than 100 dogs were found living in crowded and filthy conditions in their San Diego-area home are now facing animal abuse charges after...
1 March 2017 -
J. Marshall

One Species of Parrots can make its fellow birds laugh

Kea, a type of parrot found in New Zealand, has a unique call that makes other Kea’s act playfully.
There is a lot we still do not understand about the complex sphere of animal psychology. We tend to praise animal intelligence by seeing some of our own behavior in their actions, but there are...
22 March 2017 -
R. Poonja
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    5 March 2017
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  • American crocodile is threatened and must be protected in the wild

    These large reptiles are hunted frequently for their valuable skin and must be protected from humans to flourish in the wild.
    The American crocodile is one of the most dangerous reptiles found in the U.S. These narrow-snouted reptiles are also found in Mexico, Venezuela, Cuba, and Jamaica. These large reptiles have a wide...
    11 March 2017
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  • 'National Puppy Day': let us adopt one

    What can be more blissful than an adorable and loving puppy playing with you?
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