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02-04-2023
Voiceless frog recently discovered in Africa
A team of researchers led by the University of Cincinnati (UC) has recently discovered a new species of frog in Tanzania’s Ukaguru Mountains. The Ukaguru spiny-throated reed frog (Hyperolius ukaguruensis) has a distinct feature: it is among the few species of frogs in the world that do not vocalize at all. Belonging to a group of “spiny throated” reed frogs, it is characterized by the presence of tiny spines on the male’s throat, which the frogs use to recognize other members of their species. “It’s a very...
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02-04-2023
Hatching failure rates increase as bird species decline
A recent study published in the journal Biological Reviews has...
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02-04-2023
Cats have a better quality of life if you play with them
Scientists have long argued that play is an indicator and...
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02-03-2023
How do symbiotic relationships evolve between species?
Symbiotic relationships are everywhere in nature. Fungi enhance water and...
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02-03-2023
Solitary mammals live shorter lives than social species
Mammals exhibit a wide variety of social structures, including solitary,...
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02-03-2023
New insights will help protect the kākāpō parrot
The kākāpō parrot (Strigops habroptilus) is the only flightless parrot...
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02-03-2023
Neanderthals hunted gigantic elephants for food
A new analysis of finds from the Neumark-Nord archaeological site...
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02-02-2023
Sea urchin larvae cannot survive in water polluted with plastic
In a new study, experts have investigated how chemicals leached...
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02-02-2023
Eggshells of flightless birds evolved on different tracks
A team of researchers led by Montana State University has...
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02-02-2023
More than 75 percent of insect species are not currently protected
Insects make up the majority of animal species across the...
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02-02-2023
When should you begin cancer screening for your dog?
Since more adult dogs die from cancer than from any...
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02-02-2023
Vikings brought their horses and dogs to Britain
The Viking Great Army, made up of Scandinavian warriors, invaded...
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02-02-2023
Relentless sex drive may lead northern quolls to extinction
A new study led by the University of the Sunshine...
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