Friday, December 3, 2021

Animals

Basenji Dog Breed DNA Helps Unravel Clues About Evolution of Man’s Best Friend

An international study led by UNSW researchers has mapped one of the most intact and complete dog genomes ever generated. The genome sequence of...

12 Endangered Red Wolf Pups Born at the North Carolina Zoo

Getting the rare species of animals to breed in captivity can prove to be challenging. However, at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, the...

Zoo Gorilla Introduces Her Baby to Human Mom and Her Newborn

Motherly instincts are not limited to humans, as has been seen in many instances. Almost all animals, including primates such as gorillas, possess maternal...

How China Uses Pandas as a Political Tool

In Vox's video, China's panda diplomacy, explained, I was surprised to learn how pandas are used as a political tool in China for diplomatic strategies. Most...

The Amazing Wild Horses of Turkey

Among the animals that humans have managed to domesticate, horses are very useful. For centuries, these graceful and hardworking animals have been used to...

Duke of Burgundy Butterflies: Saved From Extinction by UK Farmers

Why have UK farmers spent time and resources saving the Duke of Burgundy butterflies? Ruskin Bond once said: “And when all the wars are...

Falconry Gives a Man Respite From a Life of Crime and Uncertainty

People find numerous outlets or ways to lead a more meaningful life in unusual things. Rodney Stotts is one such individual who uplifted himself...

Indian Village Saved Birds, Went Without Street Lights for Over a Month

Residents in a small Indian village in southern India made a big personal sacrifice to save the lives of a bird and her hatchlings....

Loyalty: Dog Walks 2 Miles Every Day to Visit His Owner’s Grave

A recent incident in the province of Sassari, Italy, shows that dogs are not just man’s best friend during their lifetimes, but that their...

Thousands of Sandhill Cranes Are Headed for Nebraska in One of Nature’s Greatest Migrations

Every spring, starting from February through late April, Nebraska’s Platte River Valley witnesses the mass migration of sandhill cranes in the world’s largest crane...
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