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Crows have advanced learning abilities

New Caledonian crows can learn to use new types of tools, a new study has claimed Continue reading “Crows have advanced learning abilities” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Southern elephant seal can travel 18,000 miles

Experts have claimed that a Southern elephant seal can travel as far as 18,000 miles, the equivalent of New York to Sydney and back again Continue reading “Southern elephant seal can travel 18,000 miles” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Large birds like ostriches have bloodless erections

The penis of large birds like ostriches is enlarged not by blood as seen in humans but by lymph fluid, which is found in body tissues, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Large birds like ostriches More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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World’s smallest frogs found in New Guinea

A researcher has discovered the world’s smallest frogs in southeastern New Guinea during his fieldwork Continue reading “World’s smallest frogs found in New Guinea” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Disappearance of elephants behind rise of modern man in Middle East

The disappearance of elephants 400,000 years ago led to the appearance of modern humans in the Middle East, according to researchers Continue reading “Disappearance of elephants behind rise of modern man in More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Bigger, scarier weapons help jumping spiders woo girls

Red-headed guys with bulging eyes and a unibrow have a greater chance of winning the girl – such is the case at least for jumping spiders Continue reading “Bigger, scarier weapons help jumping spiders woo More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Urban birds sing louder to compete with city noise

Birds living in cities sing at a higher pitch to reduce the impact of echoes from surrounding buildings, a new study has claimed Continue reading “Urban birds sing louder to compete with city noise” More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Fongoli chimpanzees exhibit sharing behaviour akin to humans

Fongoli chimpanzees also frequently share food and hunting tools with other chimps just like human beings, a new study has claimed Continue reading “Fongoli chimpanzees exhibit sharing behaviour akin to humans” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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Chimps ‘self-medicate’ with food rich in medicinal properties

Chimpanzees ‘self medicate’ with food that includes medicinal ingredients like anti-bacterial agents and de-wormers, a new study has suggested Continue reading “Chimps ‘self-medicate’ with food rich More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011
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Cause of vultures being on verge of extinction in India, Pakistan identified

Two US researchers have found the cause of the unprecedented decline in the population of vultures in India and neighbouring Pakistan Continue reading “Cause of vultures being on verge of extinction in India, More...