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Trading in extinction: how the pet trade is killing off many animal species
4 years ago

Trading in extinction: how the pet trade is killing off many animal species

Global biodiversity loss doesn’t just result from the destruction of habitats, or even hunting species for meat. A huge number of species are threatened by trade – both alive as …
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Even ugly animals can win hearts and dollars to save them from extinction
4 years ago

Even ugly animals can win hearts and dollars to save them from extinction

The Earth is home to millions of species, but you wouldn’t know it from the media’s obsession with only a few dozen animals like tigers and gorillas.

This narrow focus …
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Mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth solved
4 years ago

Mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth solved

Research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has solved the mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth, a pivotal moment for the planet without which …
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How to talk to your dog – according to science
4 years ago

How to talk to your dog – according to science

Dogs are special. Every dog owner knows that. And most dog owners feel their dog understands every word they say and every move they make. Research over the last two …
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Something to sneeze about: Democratic voting in African wild dog packs
4 years ago

Something to sneeze about: Democratic voting in African wild dog packs

Scientists studying African wild dogs in Botswana have found members of this endangered species use sneezes to vote on when the pack will move off and start hunting.

The research, …
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Research dog helps scientists save endangered carnivores
4 years ago

Research dog helps scientists save endangered carnivores

Scat-sniffing research dogs are helping scientists map out a plan to save reclusive jaguars, pumas, bush dogs and other endangered carnivores in the increasingly fragmented forests of northeastern …
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Genomes suggest where wolves became dogs
4 years ago

Genomes suggest where wolves became dogs

Researchers have found that prehistoric dogs from Germany may have been genetic ancestors to modern European dogs.

The finding suggests a single domestication event of modern dogs from a population …
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The sixth mass genesis? New species are coming into existence faster than ever thanks to humans
4 years ago

The sixth mass genesis? New species are coming into existence faster than ever thanks to humans

 

Animals and plants are seemingly disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs died out, 66m years ago. The death knell tolls for life on Earth. Rhinos will …
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Study reveals dogs have self awareness
4 years ago

Study reveals dogs have self awareness

A new research carried out by the Department of Psychology of the Barnard College in the USA, in publication on the journal Behavioural Processes used a sniff-test to evaluate the …
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