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Crocodiles Can Climb Trees Better than Previously Thought

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February 12, 2014
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Researchers at the University of Tennessee are saying crocodiles are better climbers than previously believed. The investigation found that crocodiles in Africa, North America and Australia all enjoy climbing as a way of cooling off, and gaining perspective on their domain. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports. Video provided by Buzz60


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Crocodiles Can Climb Trees: Terrifying Or Amazing?

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Newsy (Feb. 12, 2014) — Researchers discovered four species of crocodiles can climb trees. They also say smaller crocodiles can climb higher than larger ones. Video provided by Newsy
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Study Says Pigeons Peck With Purpose

Study Says Pigeons Peck With Purpose

Reuters (May 31, 2013) — Pigeons are more intelligent than previously thought, according to researchers in the United States. Using touch screens to test the birds' problem-solving skills, University of Iowa scientists have demonstrated that pigeons can make considered choices while negotiating complex challenges presented by the widely-used "string task" intelligence test.
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Humans Can Distinguish Over 1 Trillion Smells, Says Study

Humans Can Distinguish Over 1 Trillion Smells, Says Study

Newsy (Mar. 20, 2014) — A new study from The Rockefeller University shows humans can distinguish between 1 trillion different smells, far more than previously thought. Video provided by Newsy
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California's Ancient Redwood Trees Under Attack

California's Ancient Redwood Trees Under Attack

AP (Apr. 13, 2014) — California forest managers are trying to stop chainsaw-wielding poachers who are targeting ancient redwood trees in national and state parks. The thieves are cutting off the trees' burls - knobby growths prized for their rich wood grains. (April 14) Video provided by AP
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