Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 5, 2012) Throughout military history, animals have gone to war with humans. They served in wars that men started, and their loyalty is scarcely mentioned.
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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 26, 2013) The Serengeti National Park is in danger. Climate change, poaching and a constantly growing population in the immediate surrounding area are threatening to disrupt animal migration and destroy the ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 17, 2013) New research from Lund University, Sweden, has shown for the first time that chimpanzees catch yawns from humans, and that the susceptibility to contagious yawning develops gradually with age, just ... watch video
Reuters (Jan. 6, 2014) Like humans, chimpanzees choose their friends on the basis of shared personality traits, according to a study by European scientists. Their findings suggest that the 'similarity effect' commonly ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 6, 2014) The research, from the University of Glasgow, says that humans have just four basic emotions — that down from the six humans were believed to have.
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Deutsche Welle (Sep. 30, 2013) The climate of central Africa is determined in the seemingly endless forests of the Congo Basin. The region in the heart of Africa has been called the earth's second-largest green lung, after the ... watch video
May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
May 22, 2015 Parasitic worms can pose a serious threat to the Dungeness crab, a commercially important fishery species found along the west coast of North America. The worms are thought to have caused or ... read more
May 21, 2015 Bacteria that live in the guts of cicadas have split into many separate but interdependent species in a strange evolutionary phenomenon that leaves them reliant on a bloated ... read more
Aug. 26, 2014 Sheepdogs use just two simple rules to round up large herds of sheep, scientists have discovered. The findings could lead to the development of robots that can gather and herd livestock, crowd ... read more
Dec. 10, 2013 In Zambia, the incidence of all forms of human tuberculosis is estimated to be 444 per 100,000. There is also a high incidence of HIV and AIDS in the country. In the Kafue area, a high incidence of ... read more
July 23, 2012 Many animals spend time together in large groups not because they enjoy each other's company, but rather because it lowers their own chances of being eaten should an uninvited guest arrive on ... read more
May 31, 2011 Scientists have launched a new web application “ABcheck”. This AntiBiotic-check offers farmers, veterinarians and others interested the opportunity to calculate the antibiotic usage for a herd or ... read more