Animal Behavior

A Flock of Peacefully Feeding Flamingos Take Quick Flight to Avoid a Herd of Stampeding Wild Stallions

An enormous flock of pink flamingos decided take a much needed rest after flying for so long and landed along the banks of a salty lagoon. While the …

Birds

Jane Goodall Reflects On Her Younger Self, As Seen In Recently Discovered Footage

World-renown primatologist and conservationist <b>Jane Goodall</b> says recently discovered footage featured in the National Geographic documentary "Jane" …

Animals

Pit Bulls Are in Special Need of 'Forever Homes' Amid Bans

When Amy Schindler went to an animal shelter in 2003, she was looking for a little dog. She was thinking her new pet would be under 10 pounds.But she …

Pets

Thank You Southwest For Your Common Sense On Emotional Support Animals

Southwest Airlines has tightened up its rules on emotional support animals and I could not be happier. Starting on September 17, 2018, Southwest …

Southwest Airlines

Playtime in the reeds

By |<p>Purple Swamphen chicks play by a small lake in south Perth.<p>Congratulations to this week’s AG Flickr group member Heather Thorning, for this …

Photos

An Unhealthy Skepticism About Animal Grief

The world has been transfixed over the past several weeks by the spectacle of a mother orca whale carrying her dead infant through the icy waters of …

Animals

The B&N Podcast Interviews Temple Grandin on Calling All Minds

Temple Grandin was interviewed by The Barnes & Noble Podcast about her <b></b>exciting new book for young readers, <i>Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create</i> …

Barnes & Noble

Wild Chimp Spotted Playing Very Familiar Game With Little Baby

Turns out baby chimps demand games of "airplane" too.<p>A sweet little interaction spotted in the forest in Africa is an astonishing reminder of how …

Cleveland

Spacewalkers flinging satellites, installing bird trackers

Russian cosmonauts took a spacewalk Wednesday to fling tiny satellites into orbit and install an antenna for tracking birds on Earth.<p>Soon after …

News (U.S.)

Footage suggests basking sharks use Scottish seas for courtship

<b>Scientists have gathered new footage they believe offers evidence that basking sharks gather in Scotland's seas to mate.</b><p>The video shows sharks being "sociable", including gathering in groups on the seabed.<p>Basking sharks are the second largest fish in the world, reaching lengths up to 10m …

Fish

The ‘grieving’ orca mother? Projecting emotions on animals is a sad mistake | Jules Howard

And so, the killer whale known as J35 is back to her old self. She is no longer carrying the dead body of a calf she held aloft in the water for more than two weeks. Her so-called tour of grief has ended, to the relief of a global audience who had become wrapped up in this heart-wrenching animal …

Opinion (UK)

A dead baby orca and the intense grief of animals

For 17 days, the killer whale Tahlequah kept her decomposing calf afloat in ocean waters north of Seattle. Sometimes, the lifeless calf would sink, …

Animals

Reflecting on mothering and loss after orca mom lets go

Listen<p>Listening...<p>13:49<p>Bill Radke talks about our anthropomorphizing of the grieving mother orca, Tahlequah, and what it tells us about how humans …

Grieving

Man spanks hippo at Los Angeles Zoo

Aug 14, 2018<p>Cardi B noises + Turtle mating noisesMikey and Bob mix Cardi B noises and turtle mating noises posted by Mikey and Bob - 1 month …

Los Angeles

Fall Registration Open For Moraine Valley's Vet Assistant Course

Moraine Valley Community College's Veterinary Assistant Pre-Professional Program. Class starts Aug. 21.<p>PALOS HILLS, IL -- Attention animal lovers. …

Veterinary Medicine

How the antidepressants polluting our waters could change animal behaviour

Antidepressants don’t just affect human libidos. New research shows that female starlings fed food spiked with the antidepressant fluoxetine …

Environment

1,600-Pound Great White Shark Spotted Off Virginia Coast

A 1,600-pound Great White Shark has surfaced about 100 miles off the Virginia Beach coast, according to reports by the shark research organization …

White Shark

Move over pizza rat! SQUIRREL is caught munching on cheesy dish in New York City

It seems it's not just rats that can't resist the taste of good pizza after a squirrel was caught chewing on the Italian dish.<p>The bushy-tailed rodent …

Animals

In the animal kingdom, what does it mean to be promiscuous?

A review of hundreds of scientific studies finds that the label “promiscuous” is applied to a surprisingly wide range of mating behaviors in animals.

Science

Rook at this mess: French park trains crows to pick up litter

Six crows trained to pick up cigarette ends and rubbish will be put to work next week at a French historical theme park, according to its president.<p>“The goal is not just to clear up, because the visitors are generally careful to keep things clean” but also to show that “nature itself can teach us …

World News

Crows Trained To Pick Up Garbage In Exchange For A Reward Are Put To Work In French Theme Park

Rooks will be given a morsel of food for picking up cigarette butts, small trash.<p>A half-dozen feathered friends of the Puy du Fou park in western …

Animals

Betta Fish Imitate Elegantly Posed Dancers in New Portraits by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich (previously) creates richly hued portraits that appear more like staged dance images than animal …

Drawing

Identifying a Dog’s Ancestry by Appearance

Everyone has tried it at one time or another: attempting to identify a dog’s breed by its physical appearance. With purebred dogs the task can be …

Pets

Low-Cost Pet Vaccination and Microchip Clinics Offered to Lake County Pet Owners

The Lake County Health Department's Animal Care and Control program is offering its final three low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinics of …

Rabies

Series on endangered species on small screen soon

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An anthology series "The Red list: Save the Wild" with focus on the trials and tribulations of endangered species across the …

Television (India)

Stressed in the Stall

Q.My horse, Leo, has been boarded at the same facility and in the same stall for the past year. He has been happy and relaxed and loves it there. …

Horses

Why These Cows Corralled A Suspected Car Thief

AnimalsWild Encounters<p>A high-speed chase ended with a suspect fleeing on foot through a cow pasture. Animal experts explain the cows' likely intentions.<p>AnimalsWild Encounters<p>In a recent late-night roundup, a herd of cattle in Florida put the kibosh on a suspect's efforts to flee police.<p>On Sunday …

Cows

Whale sharks feeding in the western Indian Ocean - in pictures

Marine life,Wildlife,Environment,Tanzania,Mozambique,Qatar,Animals,Oceans,Fishing,Africa,Conservation,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Animal behaviour,Biology,Science<p>The world’s largest fish roams less than previously thought, new research has found. Using a ‘biological passport’, results …

Indian Ocean

Kim Kardashian blasted by PETA for playing with pet monkeys on Instagram

Kim and Khloe Kardashian played with adorable baby monkeys on their respective Instagrams last week—and animal-rights activists are furious.<p>People …

Primates

Review: In ‘Madeline’s Madeline,’ Hazy Boundaries Between Life and Art

“What you are experiencing is just a metaphor.” I’m thinking of having those words, which are spoken by a nurse in what may be a dream at the start of “Madeline’s Madeline,” tattooed on my arm. Even though — or just because — I’m not entirely sure what they mean. How can an experience, which seems …

The Arts