Animals

News and day-to-day stories relating to animals including pets, domesticated animals, and wild species.

Dogs process language similarly to humans

Dogs are not only able to distinguish tone and content from commands: their brains...

Toxins could be behind mysterious death of elephants in Botswana

In Botswana, several hundred elephants lost their lives within a matter of weeks. According...

Number of tigers in the world has doubled

The population of wild tigers in Asia continues to recover: since the historical low...

Polar bears could go extinct by the end of the century due to climate change

Many polar bear populations are at risk of disappearing in the short term due...

Woman becomes allergic to husband’s sperm after getting a dog

This is a truly amazing case: a woman was made allergic to her husband’s...

A mushroom turns periodical cicadas into zombies

Known for over 150 years, Massospora cicadina is a pathogenic fungus. However, it infects...

An Australian fish species officially declared extinct

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has just declared the species Sympterichthys...

In chimpanzees gray hair does not mean old

New research reveals that a chimpanzee’s hair color says little about its age. In...

Dogs can sense pregnancy

According to several experts, dogs could sense a woman’s pregnancy, especially thanks to their...

Andean condors: masters of flight efficiency

The aviation industry can only dream of such efficiency. Once in the air, Andean...