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Striped Hyena

All You Need To Know About: The Striped Hyena

Strange looking and somewhat bigger than a dog, the Striped Hyena has black stripes on its body. Its gait is also a little different and...

Study: sets baseline for sleep patterns in healthy adult dogs

"The study was necessary because research on dogs and sleep has outpaced our basic knowledge about what a 'normal' sleep/wake cycle looks like," says...

This tree snake climbs with a lasso-like motion

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on January 11 have discovered that invasive brown tree snakes living on Guam can get around in a way that had...

Butterfly wing clap explains mystery of flight

The fluttery flight of butterflies has so far been somewhat of a mystery to researchers, given their unusually large and broad wings relative to...

Glass frogs living near roaring waterfalls wave hello to attract mates

Most frogs emit a characteristic croak to attract the attention of a potential mate. But a few frog species that call near loud streams...

Why are giant pandas born so tiny?

Born pink, blind, and helpless, giant pandas typically weigh about 100 grams at birth -- the equivalent of a stick of butter. Their mothers...

Uncovering the rufous hummingbird migration

One fall when Josée Rousseau was banding birds as a field technician at a station in Northern California, she was surprised to capture rufous...

Can Any Animal Survive Without Sleep?

Some do it hanging upside down. Some do it for a few hours at a time. Some do it buried under a blanket of...

Pet Safety in the Home

Pets just do what they do! Each animal has its own manner of going through life, exploring, playing, sleeping and eating as suits their...

Why do dogs have cold noses?

After an especially good belly rub, a dog might bump its nose into its human as a way of saying thanks. Often, this snoot boop feels...

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