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Can we really live with wolves?

Finland's recent announcement that it is planning to continue its policy of a managed wolf cull, provoked outrage among conservationists who say we …

Why do seals need ice?

Going to shore isn’t an option. Here’s why these marine mammals can’t survive without pack ice.

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Some of the world's strangest species could vanish before they're discovered

Scientists have described around 1.5 million species on Earth - but how many are still out there to be discovered? This is one of the most heated …


Golden eagle numbers close to 'historic' levels

<b>Numbers of golden eagles in Scotland are close to "historic" levels, with more than 500 pairs, a survey of the birds has found.</b><p>RSPB Scotland said there had been a 15% rise since 2003, when the last survey took place, from 442 to 508 pairs.<p>The research was carried out by experts from the wildlife …

Why It's So Hard To Save An Endangered Species

The struggle to protect the vaquita, the world's most endangered marine mammal, illustrates the complexities of conservation.<p>Green groups hailed it as “big news for a little porpoise.” With just 60 animals left in the wild and the threat of extinction looming, governments had finally banded …

When seabirds smell plastic in the ocean, they think it's time to eat

Seabirds mistakenly eat plastic debris in the ocean not just because it looks like food, but because it smells like it.<p>When mealtime comes around, many species of ocean-faring birds, including albatrosses and petrels, follow their noses to the smell of dying algae, a sure sign that tasty krill are …

Faster than a speeding swift: Bats beat birds at their own airborne game

When it comes to powered animal flight, bats have always seemed to come second to birds. But scientists who flew a plane to track the flight of Brazilian free-tailed bats have clocked these winged mammals flying at speeds rivaling those of the fastest birds.<p>The findings, described in the journal …

One More Reason Dogs Are More Like Us Than We Thought

Man's best friend can understand both the words we say and the tone in which we say them, new brain scans reveal.<p>It's likely no surprise to dog owners, but growing research suggests that man's best friend often acts more human than canine.<p>Dogs can read facial expressions, communicate jealousy, …

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9 tips for sleeping soundly with a dog in the bed

Sharing the bed with your canine BFF can get hairy sometimes. Here's how to survive.<p>When you hit the hay at night, is there a cold wet canine nose …


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Pit, Staff und Co - Tierschutzverein

VERMITTELT!!!<p>Paco sucht DRINGEND einen Pflege- oder Fixplatz in Österreich und der Schweiz!!!<br>Er ist 9 Monate alt und und mit allem und jeden …

6 Essentials You Need To Know About Owning A Dog

From puppy to 'pet pensioner', here's how to take care of your pet<p>Dogs truly are your best friends. They’ll greet you like you’re their favourite …

The dog training strategies that work on kids

There’s a lot we can learn from dogs, from how to improve our sense of smell to how to be empathic.<p>But the learning curve extends even further to how we approach our children. Dogs and kids, it turns out, are surprisingly similar creatures. “Researchers have shown that dogs hijack our oxytocin loop …


Get Ready to Fall In Love With the Bachelor Party Who Saved a Mama Dog and Her Puppies

Get ready to have a bunch of crushes on boys and dogs.<p>Usually bachelor parties are all about making out with blowup dolls and drinking until you want to die, but not this one!<p><i>ABC News</i> reports on a superior version of the typical bachelor party that ended in eight puppies and their mama being …


Firefighters in China pull nine puppies and a pregnant dog from the debris of a collapsed house

Rescuers spent two days trying to get the dogs out of the rubble in Jingdezhen, China’s Jiangxi province.<p>He then goes again, using a torch to search …

People Have Fallen In Love With This Puppy Enjoying His First Puppuccino

More cups, more pups.