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10-03-2022
Bears are not carnivores, and they crave a healthy diet
A new study led by Washington State University and Texas A&M University adds to a growing collection of evidence that bears are not carnivores. The research suggests that bears are omnivores like humans - even though they are fed high protein diets like carnivores while in captivity.  “Bears are not carnivores in the strictest sense like a cat where they consume a high-protein diet,” said study lead author Professor Charles Robbins. “In zoos forever, whether it's polar bears, brown bears or sloth bears, the recommendation has been...
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01-29-2018
Eastern cougars declared extinct after vanishing over 75 years ago
The eastern cougar has now been officially declared extinct and...
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01-29-2018
Major dinosaur species discovery made in the Sahara Desert
A recent discovery in the Sahara Desert in Egypt is...
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01-29-2018
Birds and mammals are the most likely to survive climate change
Researchers from the University of British Columbia are reporting that...
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01-29-2018
The brown recluse spider is not as big of a threat as many think
The brown recluse spider is not nearly as much of...
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01-27-2018
Oldest known fossil in feathered dinosaur genus discovered
Researchers from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich recently discovered the...
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01-26-2018
Why the Prairie Dog is a true underdog
Two years ago on my birthday, I was surprised by...
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01-26-2018
New population of red handfish discovered, doubling its numbers
A remarkable find off the coast of Tasmania has more...
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01-25-2018
Conservationists argue saving honeybees is an agricultural issue
Experts at the University of Cambridge are reporting that declining...
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01-25-2018
Mammals are moving less as humans alter their landscapes
Researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt are reporting that mammals are...
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01-25-2018
Swatting mosquitoes helps them learn to avoid your scent
Few things are more satisfying than swatting a particularly annoying...
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01-25-2018
Poachers are now targeting the world’s smallest elephants
The remains of a beloved male pygmy elephant known as...
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01-24-2018
New models help estimate global biodiversity
To fully understand the effects that climate change, deforestation, and...
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