Wildlife and Nature

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Why we should give moral consideration to individuals rather than species

It is often believed that species should be considered and preserved because they have some sort of value in themselves, a value unrelated to what’s …

Julia Roberts Just Made One Of The Most Powerful Videos Ever. Wait Until You See This

While many of us may take it for granted, the planet we live on is the very foundation of all life as we know it. Home to between 10-14 million …

The Language of Wolves

<b>Vocalizations</b><p><b>Body Language</b><p><b>The Chemistry of Scent</b><p><b>Posture:</b><p>High-ranking wolves carry themselves erect and may even place their heads on top of a …

Crows Understand Analogies

People are fascinated by the intelligence of animals. In fact, cave paintings dating back some 40,000 years suggest that we have long harbored keen …

Getting to know the Hen Harrier

The bird behind the headlines: getting to know the Hen Harrier<p><i>Adult male Hen Harrier<br>(Photo: Andy Hay - rspb-images.com)</i><p>The Hen Harrier has been the …

Managing wildlife

"Alien" species - also known as "non-natives" - are plants and animals living in an area that they are not normally found in, having either been deliberately or accidentally introduced by man.<p>"Invasive" species are aliens that have a negative effect on their surroundings and the native wildlife …

Archant - Inspiring Communities

The Importance of Kelp - Jane Watson

How Whales Change Climate

Wildlife in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: Bears, Wolves and Rare Horses Roam the Forests

Camera traps set up in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone have photographed many species of wildlife roaming the forests.<p>The cameras are part of a …

Wildlife

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What’s Making Duck Sounds in the Ocean? Mystery Solved

<b>It may sound quacky, but mysterious duck-like sounds in the oceans are made by whales, a new study says.</b><p>Scientists have been trying to decode the perplexing low-frequency sounds, which occur every winter in the Southern Hemisphere in the ocean around Antarctica, since sonar began detecting them in …

What Can Crows and Ravens Teach People About Resisting Temptation?

By now you probably know about Walter Mischel's famous 1972 marshmallow task, which used the tasty snacks to measure impulse control in children. …

Big Cats Aren't The Natural Born Killers We Think They Are

[This is an excerpt of Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson's new book, "Beasts: What Animals Can Tell Us About Human Nature."]<p>According to Jared Diamond in the …

Elephants Are Warning Each Other About Us

As poaching rates have spiked in recent years, humans have emerged as African elephants' biggest threats -- a fact that clearly isn't lost on them. …

The ‘Let’s Go’ Rumble!

Posted by RussellTenofsky on Friday, February 28, 2014 · 4 Comments<p>How do you tell an elephant it’s time to leave the watering hole? Apparently you …

Simba and Bella

TWO LONELY LIONS FIND COMPANIONSHIP AT LAST<p>Simba and Bella are truly together at last! However, the introduction had got off to a rocky start…<p>The …

A Reassuring Trunk: Evidence of Consolation in Elephants

Asian elephants console others who are in distress with vocalizations and gentle touches, according to a new report published in the journal <i>PeerJ</i>. …

Amazing deep sea creatures. Well worth the watch

It was home to all life on earth. The ocean still holds around 4 in 5 of all living things. Much of its vast biomas lives in debts that have been …

Top 5 Misleading Claims Zoos Make

Almost every kid grows up with memories of visiting the zoo with their grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, or their school. I mean, where …

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Why Wolves Change Whole Ecosystems

George Monbiot explains that when wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the …

Starlings at Sunset

Bird’s “Evil Eye” Scares Off Competitors

<b>For one species of bird, a stare a day keeps its enemies at bay.</b><p>New research shows that the Eurasian jackdaw <i>(Corvus monedula),</i> a medium-size, dark-feathered bird in the crow family, scares off competitor jackdaws with a withering look. (Related: “Bird With ‘Human’ Eyes Knows What You’re Looking …

Jane Goodall did an amazing job but what this chimp did will melt your heart

Wounda a female chimpanzee has been reintroduced in the wild on the island of Tchindzoulou after staying at Tchimpounga sanctuary where she was …