Earth Animals • Earth.com
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...
Read more...
05-18-2017
How to understand your dog’s language of aggression
Growling and teeth baring are not the only ways dogs...
Read more...
05-18-2017
Most choose free-range eggs for nutrition over ethical reasons
What are the reasons that shoppers may prefer free-range chicken...
Read more...
05-17-2017
Beaver dams may protect cold-water fish from warming temperatures
Beaver dams may help lower stream temperatures, helping cold-water fish...
Read more...
05-17-2017
Orangutan breast-feeding sheds light on human evolution
For newborns, breast-feeding is a critical part of their development....
Read more...
05-17-2017
Insect fossils found in Indian amber may solve ancient mystery
Approximately 130 million years ago, India split off from the...
Read more...
05-17-2017
Certain birds may not be as monogamous as previously thought
In the bird world, successful courtship usually involves a combination...
Read more...
05-16-2017
Study: Animals with large families live longer
Animals with large families and strong social ties live longer,...
Read more...
05-16-2017
Study: Female fruit flies more aggressive after sex
Sex makes female fruit flies more aggressive towards each other,...
Read more...
05-16-2017
Pandas of the sea: vaquitas could go extinct this year
They’ve been referred to as the “pandas of the sea,”...
Read more...
05-16-2017
Asteroid that killed dinosaurs struck the “worst possible place”
An asteroid that hit the Gulf of Mexico 66 million...
Read more...
05-15-2017
Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises at airport
Authorities have seized 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar that were...
Read more...
05-15-2017
Animal fossils give anthropologists key to recreating early human environment
Using animal fossils as clues, paleoanthropologists are piecing together what...
Read more...
News coming your way
The biggest news about our planet delivered to you each day