Sphynx cat

Friendliest and Grumpiest Cats Revealed in Study

By | Mon, 12/03/2012 - 16:35

They may look strange and even scary to some, but new research finds that the hairless Sphynx is actually the most affectionate of all cat breeds.


Dolphin Attacks 8-Year-Old Girl at SeaWorld Park

By | Mon, 12/03/2012 - 15:05

An 8-year-old girl has recounted the terrifying moment a hungry dolphin leapt out of the SeaWorld park pool and sunk its teeth into her hand.


Military Experiments Blew Explosives at Pigs and Infected Monkeys With Anthrax, Group Alleges

By | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:29

The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection claims that the United Kingdom’s and United States’ military shot explosives at pigs, forced pigs to inhale mustard gas, and inflicted anthrax on monkeys.


Uh-Oh: Increased Ocean Acid Is Already Dissolving Animals

By | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:15

Researchers sampled a small area of the Southern Ocean by Antarctica and found that increased ocean acidification has dissolved the shells of some creatures.

Cell Transplant Helps Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again

By | Mon, 11/19/2012 - 16:50

Researchers used cells from the dogs' nose to repair spinal cord injuries in dogs that couldn't use their hind legs.


Apes, Like Humans, Go Through Mid-Life Crisis

By | Mon, 11/19/2012 - 16:05

Study revealed that like humans, the wellbeing or happiness of chimpanzees and orangutans also follows a U shape and is high in youth, falls in middle age and rises again into old age.


Brazil Plans to Clone Endangered Animals

By | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 16:31

Scientists in Brazil have hatched a scheme to clone animals from eight endangered species.


Cows May Be Spreading Antibiotic Resistance Through Urine in Soil

By | Mon, 11/12/2012 - 16:23

Researchers have a number of theories about the spread of antibiotic resistance, but one study has added another level of concern: cows are spreading antibiotic resistance from their urine through the soil.


City Life Changes Country Bird to Town Bird: How Urban Growth Alters Bird Behavior

By | Wed, 11/07/2012 - 17:33

A new study reveals that urban growth alters the behavior of birds, after researchers found that city and country birds of the same species do not react in the same way.

Spade-Toothed Beaked Whale

World's Rarest Whale Found in New Zealand

By | Tue, 11/06/2012 - 10:33

Scientists from University of Auckland used DNA samples to identify two whales, of a species that has never been seen alive for 140 years.

dog chasing tail

Chasing Tail May Be Sign of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Dogs

By | Mon, 11/05/2012 - 16:12

For many pet owners, seeing their dogs chase incessantly after their own tails and hunt shadows may seem adorable.

beluga whale

Beluga Whale NOC Spoke Like a Human, Researchers Say

By | Tue, 10/23/2012 - 10:09

A beluga whale learned to talk like human just by listening to human conversations.

jack russell

Dog Comes Back From the Dead on His Birthday After Being Poisoned, Buried Alive

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 12:35

A Jack Russell terrier named Ethan was brought back to life after being poisoned and dumped into a grave in France.


Dolphins Can Stay Awake for 15 Days at a Time Without Even Getting Tired

By | Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:09

Researchers have found that dolphins can go for at least 15 days without sleeping, and have no signs of fatigue.

spider amber

Fossilized Spider Attack Is 100 Million Years in the Making

By | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 16:18

A spider has been waiting for its meal for 100 million years.