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5 Amazing Facts About Dog Behavior

Your dog’s behavior speaks volumes about their mental and physical wellbeing. Although they may not speak our language, dogs are constantly expressing how they...

Are Dogs Really a Man’s Best Friend?

Have you ever wondered why dogs are referred to as a man’s best friend? I mean not all dogs are friendly, right? Think about...

Why Do Wolves Howl?

When next month’s full moon unveils its luminescent splendor, and you feel the call of the wild to start howling, the ancient stirrings have...

Anatomy of a Cat Whisker

Cats have dozens of movable vibrissae (whiskers) over their body, especially their face. Vibrissae are usually thicker and stiffer than other types of hair but consist...

World’s Heaviest Insect: Giant Weta

Entomologist and photojournalist Mark Moffett has found the world’s biggest bug on New Zealand’s Little Barrier Island. The insect has a wing span of...

Some Female Fish Fake Orgasms

In 2001, Sweden’s National Board of Fisheries researchers observed brown trout in an aquarium and found that females faked orgasms. The females duped potential...

Murmuration: A Flock of Starlings

Scientists have uncovered a simple rule that explains how thousands of starlings flock in formation. STARFLAG – Starlings in Flight – a European project involving biologists,...

Munchkin Cats: The World’s Shortest Cat

The Munchkin is a cat breed created by a naturally occurring genetic mutation that results in cats with abnormally short legs. The shortness of...