Category Archives: Animal Behaviour

Husky dog shakes his head no and refuses to come inside from the snow | SWNS

This adorable video shows a stubborn husky making the most of the unprecidented freeze in Texas and repeatedly shakes its head ‘no’ when asked to come in out of the snow. Five-year-old Malakai refuses to come inside when called in … Continue reading

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Serenaded by Australian Magpies

The Magpie Whisperer has great respect and empathy towards #australianmagpies​. She’s been intimately observing the behaviour of these wild birds up close and personal for 10-years, whilst being lucky enough to form unlikely bonds with many of these #magpies​. Over … Continue reading

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The Crazy Science Behind Insect Plagues | Answers With Joe

Plagues of locusts have been a pestilence since biblical times. But swarm behavior is a fascinating survival tool that many species engage in, and as scientists are learning, they have a lot to teach us about intelligence.

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Thousands of “cold-stunned” sea turtles rescued from Texas storm

The deep freeze in Texas is terribly hard on people of course, but wildlife is suffering too. Volunteers in Texas have rescued some 4,700 sea turtles off the state’s southern coast, where a winter storm left the reptiles stunned by … Continue reading

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Why Do Cows Like Music?

On the internet you can find plenty of videos of people playing their musical instruments to cows. And the cows seem fascinated. I wanted to take a closer look at Why cows like music? Or even if they like music … Continue reading

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Cow in love with accordion.

The power of love. Cow, forest and accordion.

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The secret life of urban foxes | Natural History Museum

Find out what makes Britain’s towns and cities so appealing to red foxes and if they deserve the bad rap they receive. Red foxes have been documented in Britain’s urban areas since the 1930s © Peter Trimming via Flickr (CC … Continue reading

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Mice sing many songs, we just can’t hear them | UNC-TV Science

Mice are known to squeak, but Duke researchers have discovered male mice can sing at very high frequencies. The male mice use those ultrasonic sounds to woo female mice, and the song can change depending on the context.

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This algorithm decodes rat squeaks and could revolutionize animal research

Rats are social and chatty critters, but most of their chatter is above the frequency that human ears can hear. If researchers could listen to what rats are “saying,” it could change countless experiments. This week, we try our hand … Continue reading

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Adorable Video Captures Giant Pandas Playing in the Snow

Such pure joy! Everyone loves a snow day, even furry creatures! Recently, the animals at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute in Washington, D.C. woke up to a wintery surprise as all of the grounds were blanketed by a layer … Continue reading

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