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Ban on wild animals brings down circus industry May 15, 5:17 pm
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 15 (ANI): Artists associated with India's circus industry have expressed their distress over a ban on the use of wild animals, claiming that half of the circus companies have shut their operations.
Origin of our hips much simpler than thought May 15, 2:39 pm
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The evolution of the complex, weight-bearing hips of walking animals from the basic hips of fish was a much simpler process than previously thought, according to a new research.
London, May 13 (ANI): Climate change could lead to decline in more than 50 per cent of common plants and 33 per cent of animals can see this century, a research has suggested.
Two leopard cubs born in Jharkhand May 12, 3:58 pm
Ranchi (Jharkhand), May 12 (ANI): Authorities at Ranchi's Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park have announced the birth of two leopard cubs, news of which has left animal lovers thrilled.
US man accused of sexually abusing pet peacock May 12, 10:40 am
New York, May 12 (ANI): An Illinois man has been charged with animal cruelty after the cops, who were investigating him for a different crime, found out that he had sexually abused his pet peacock.
Jaipur, May 11 (ANI): Zoo authorities in Jaipur are taking several steps to shelter and protect the animals from rising temperatures in the state.
Wax moth can sense sound frequencies up to 300kHz May 9, 10:53 am
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have found that the greater wax moth is capable of sensing sound frequencies of up to 300kHz - the highest recorded frequency sensitivity of any animal in the world.
Bats may recognize voices of friends they hang out with May 8, 12:31 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Nocturnal, fast-moving animals like bats could have an ability to recognize certain vocal aspects of others from their social groups, a study has claimed.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new research has challenged the claim that humans were primarily responsible for the demise of the megafauna in a proposed "extinction window" between 40,000 and 50,000 years ago, and pointed the finger instead at climate change.
PETA encourages to go vegan with new animal sex ad May 5, 2:40 pm
New York, May 5 (ANI): A new ad from PETA Europe uses animal sex to encourage vegan diet.
Early land animals kept fish-like jaws for millions of years May 5, 12:01 pm
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Scientists have long thought that early land vertebrates developed legs for moving around on land well before their feeding systems and dietary habits changed enough to let them eat a land-based diet, but no strong evidence has been found yet to prove it.
Deep brain stimulation helps cut alcohol intake in rats May 5, 11:33 am
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Deep brain stimulation (DBS) - in the form of high-frequency stimulation (HFS) of the nucleus accumbens shell (AcbSh) - in alcoholic rats consistently reduced alcohol consumption in the animals, a new study has found.
Patna zoo animals get relief from heat wave May 4, 1:35 pm
Patna, May 4 (ANI): Zoo officials are helping animals to beat the heat by making special arrangements to protect them from rising mercury levels in Patna.
Is the enemy of my enemy my enemy? Apr 23, 3:05 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Just as humans follow complex social situations in deciding who to befriend or to abandon, a new study has suggested that animals also use the same level of sophistication in judging social configurations.
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have discovered that when we embark on a targeted search, various visual and non-visual regions of the brain mobilize to track down a person, animal or thing.
Unmanned aerial vehicles to protect Rhinos in Assam Apr 19, 6:40 pm
Guwahati, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Assam Government has decided to use unmanned aerial vehicles to protect the Rhino population along with other wild animals from poachers.
Memory loss reversed in animal brain cells Apr 18, 11:50 am
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Using sea snail nerve cells, neuroscientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) reversed memory loss by determining when the cells were primed for learning.
London, April 15 (ANI): A research team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed bioengineered rat kidneys that successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals.
Srinagar, April 13 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir wildlife authorities have conducted a census on the rare red deer, Hangul found at Dachigam National Park in Srinagar, with the aim to protect and preserve the endangered animal.
Washington, April 12 (ANI: The practice of animal self-medication is a lot more widespread than previously thought, American researchers say.
Pets matter more than partners for some Apr 12, 1:57 pm
London, April 12 (ANI): Many UK pet owners prefer to hug their animals rather than a close relative when they feel down and out, a poll for a social networking website suggests.
Environmental change can speed up evolution Apr 10, 3:19 pm
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Environmental change can drive hard-wired evolutionary changes in animal species in a matter of generations, a new study has revealed.
Benefits of drinking milk revealed Apr 6, 12:31 pm
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Animal and dairy scientists have revealed that drinking milk at an early age can help mammals throughout their lives.
Primates can 'think about thinking' like humans Apr 4, 2:44 pm
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): The closest animal relatives to humans, chimpanzees, have the ability to "think about thinking" - what is called "metacognition," a new study has revealed.
Why males veer instinctively towards infidelity Apr 4, 10:47 am
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Sexual dimorphism has evolved in animals because such traits help males to obtain additional offspring.
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