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09-29-2022
Proper food and company reduce stress in captive animals
Around the world, more than five billion species of hoofed animals – known as “ungulates” and including species such as giraffes, horses, pigs, alpacas, or yaks – are kept as livestock or in zoos and safari parks. A new study led by Aberystwyth University and the University of Portsmouth has investigated which of these species are better suited to captive environments and which display significant levels of stress and require better husbandry if kept in captivity.  By examining the behavior of over 15,000 individual animals across 38...
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09-29-2022
Dog-human bond helps guide social robot programming
Dogs and humans have a unique bond that goes back...
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09-29-2022
Urban coyotes do not rely on human food
Since urban coyote research began in the 1980s and 1990s,...
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09-29-2022
Genomics can help farm animals adapt to climate change
Climate change and related extreme weather events such as heatwaves...
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09-29-2022
How do fish survive the intense pressure of deep water?
The deep ocean is a harsh environment. At 11 kilometers...
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09-28-2022
Stress has an odor, and dogs can smell it on us
The use of service dogs to support people with psychological...
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09-28-2022
Ancient shark was one of the earliest human ancestors
Everyone knows what modern sharks look like: large fish with...
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09-28-2022
Dairy cattle’s welfare is worse than that of beef cattle
According to a new study led by the University of...
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09-27-2022
Scorned female fruit flies attack their sexual competitors
In the fight for love, the male members of a...
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09-27-2022
Honeydew secretions could be used to manage crop pests
Honeydew is a sugary solution produced by several different types...
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09-27-2022
Stink bug habitat could increase by 70 percent in the U.S.
A new modeling study led by Washington State University (WSU)...
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09-26-2022
African carnivores face range losses in the future
The larger African carnivores, such as lions, leopards and cheetahs,...
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09-26-2022
Genetic ties influence the social behavior of aging animals
According to a new study led by the University of...
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