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Animal Sex: How Elephants Do It
A pair of elephants with one resting his head and trunk on the back of the other.
April 19th, 2014
Despite some human-like characteristics, elephants' mating behaviors are very different from our own.
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Australian Endangered Species: Largetooth Sawfish
Largetooth sawfish, endangered species
April 19th, 2014
Sharks and rays are some of the world’s most threatened animals, with a quarter of all species at risk of extinction.
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Man's Best Friend Helps Traumatized Veterans Heal
April 18th, 2014
When U.S. Navy hospital corpsman Marshall Peters returned from a tour of duty in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2010, he couldn't sleep. He felt depressed and anxious, and hated being around crowds or loud noises.
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Science Suggests 'The Dog' Doesn't Exist (Op-Ed)
bionic pets
April 19th, 2014
Do you ever stay up late wondering if there really is a dog?
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Beware the Lure of the Bunnies (Op-Ed)
bunnies, Easter
April 19th, 2014
Chickens make lousy house pets (and bunnies take a lot of work) — something to remember at Easter.
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Wild Chimps Prefer a Firm Bed
A chimpanzee lounging in his nest.
April 18th, 2014
Chimpanzees are quite choosy when it comes to their sleeping arrangements, and new research suggests the apes prefer a firm bed made from stiff, resilient wood.
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Rat Poison Harms Famous California Cougar
Mountain lion P-22 in late March.
April 17th, 2014
Mountain lion P-22, known for prowling the foothills below the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, is suffering from mange after ingesting rat poison.
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