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China’s animal ‘Olympics’ triggers outrage

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An “Animal Olympics” in China which features elephant basketball, monkey pole climbing  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Chimps choose tools based on its weight

Chimpanzees use weight to pick the best tool, and monkeys beg more when they are paid attention to  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Why orangutans spend most of their lives in trees

Researchers used human street athletes as models for orangutans to measure the energy required to navigate a forest using different strategies and found it pays to stay up in the trees  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Hormones dictate when young seabirds leave their parental home

Seabirds feed their young less as they reach an age to fly the nest, but it’s hormones that actually control when the chicks leave home  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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How wild cheetahs outpace dogs

At their highest recorded speed of 29m/s, wild cheetahs easily outstrip the fastest greyhounds  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, December 31st, 2011
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Milwaukee’s Orangutans `could soon video chat` with friends in other zoos

After introducing iPads to Orangutans at a Milwaukee zoo, zookeepers are now planning to provide  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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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  More...

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  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  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  More...