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Animals Tag Archive

Fireworks: is it time we fire them for the sake of our environment?

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Is our fascination with fireworks actually just an extremely selfish way of harming our environment even more?...

Beluga whale spy: Licence to krill?

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It’s something that you might read about in a sci-fi book. It’s safe to say a mysterious harnessed beluga whale isn’t something you’d expect to see every day. But, for a...

Finding Fido animal memorials database

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Newcastle University researchers hope to create an online archive of headstones, plaques and other memorials dedicated to beloved animals, especially dogs, as part of a study...

David Attenborough’s new series Dynasties predicted to be a ‘roaring’ success

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Planet Earth II was a huge success. Dynasties is expected to share the same fate. ...

Social Cephalopods: Octopuses on Ecstasy

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What happens when you give MDMA to a couple of octopuses? Lily Holbrook has the answer. ...

Research purrroves pets are beneficial to health

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Pet-owners statistically less likely to suffer mental and physical health problems, writes Grace Dean....

Research shows that fruit flies enjoy ejaculating

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And they hit the booze when they're not getting any, writes Joe Hodgson....

Word of the Week: Detritivore

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Ng Yi Min explains this week's creepy word....

Would all the Earth’s elephants stretch to the moon?

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Callum Costello jets off around the world to measure up this old wives' tail....

Chinese scientists clone monkeys in world first

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Two identical long-tailed macaques have been created using the same technique that was used to create Dolly the sheep, explains Ng Yi Min....