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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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08-30-2017
How do birds find their way home? They use their sense of smell
Researchers at the University of Oxford have determined that seabirds...
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08-29-2017
Caribou are endangered, but native predators aren’t the problem
Logging, climate change, and booming economic development have all had...
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08-29-2017
Shark sightings shut down beaches on Cape Cod
White shark sightings off the coast of Massachusetts startled beachgoers...
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08-28-2017
Why cats love getting their head scratched
Understanding your pet’s behavior and personal tastes are all part...
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08-28-2017
Coral proving to be resilient against ocean acidification
Scientists have long studied coral to understand how they grow...
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08-28-2017
Adopting a pet that fits your personality
For anyone looking to adopt a pet, it can be...
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08-28-2017
Climate change could drive deadly beetles to northern forests
Sometimes the consequences of climate changing and a warming environment...
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08-25-2017
Climate change causing fish to shrink in size
A new study may have solved the mystery of why...
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08-25-2017
The fish that could help science fight opioid addiction
Opioid addiction in the United States has become a national...
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08-22-2017
What does meat consumption have to do with climate change?
The connection between climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, and meat...
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08-22-2017
Deep sea life may disappear before we even understand it
Scientists are warning that there is a dangerous discrepancy between...
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08-21-2017
Dinosaur extinction event caused years of darkness on Earth
The end of the Cretaceous period was marked by a...
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