A lil positivity… Dog Saves 7-Year-Old Girl From Rattlesnake A hero dog who stepped in between his young owner and a venomous snake is being honored. 2-year-old Haus was bitten three times while defending 7-year-old Molly from a rattlesnake. Strangers
Same-sex sexual behaviour is common in animals but puzzles evolutionary biologists since it doesn't carry the same obvious benefits as heterosexual courtship behavior that leads to mating and production of offspring. A study from Uppsala University sheds new light on the pervasiveness of same-sex sexual behaviour in the animal kingdom. read more
In a recent Ted Ed Lesson “Why do cats act so weird?“, veterinary expert Tony Buffington takes an animated look at the odd behavior of domestic felines and explains what makes them act that way. They’re cute, they’re lovable, and judging by the 26 billion views on over 2 million YouTube videos of them, one […]
(Pet Grooming | Nashville, TN, USA) Pet Grooming | Nashville, TN, USA Categories: Bad Behavior Pets & Animals Tags: Pet Grooming Pet Grooming | Nashville, TN, USA(I’m working on a dog when a customer enters to pick up a dog that I finished earlier in the day. Show More Summary
(Video Store | WA, USA) Video Store | WA, USA Categories: Bad Behavior Pets & Animals Tags: Video Store Video Store | WA, USA(I am dealing with a customer who’s raising hell over late fees on his account that we refuse to waive. Notably,...Show More Summary
Tigers At A Dublin Zoo Fight Over An Interrupted Nap Let this be a lesson to any of you who planned on waking up a sleeping tiger… You don’t want those problems. At all… Image via YouTube
Researchers have developed a behavioral model that explains the complexity and diversity of social hierarchies in ants, and which scientists believe may help us understand the nature of other animal societies -- from primates to dolphins.
(Office | UT, USA) Office | UT, USA Categories: Bad Behavior Pets & Animals Tags: Office Office | UT, USA(I work in an office that handles cleaning and we generally get snobby younger ladies as clients that just like to complain. I answer the phone:) Me: “[Company], how can I help you?” Customer: “Your lady traumatized my dog. Show More Summary
Leah Messer has come under fire for her bad mom behavior all season long, but now the mother-of-three is receiving backlash for leaving the family cat in her car on… READ ON
It’s that time of year. The grass in the pastures is waking up and springing to life. But animals at risk for laminitis require effective strategies to prevent weight gain and overeating that may trigger insulin dysfunction and possibly...Show More Summary
Animal behavior and welfare researcher Karen Griffin is looking for pet owners and shelter employees willing to record themselves playing with their four-legged friends.
When it comes to monitoring endangered species, the less invasive the method the better. Conservationists have used camera traps and drones to gain insight into wildlife populations, but flashes and buzzes can change animal behavior....Show More Summary
Our latest reader contributor, Sophie, circles back to the article that sparked this discussion thread: Anyone who believes that Alan Kazdin’s technique is “radical” has clearly never trained a dog... or any other animal for that matter. His...Show More Summary
While Jimmy Kimmel talks to Ted Cruz tonight, Stephen Colbert interviews an animated Donald Trump tonight, about Trump’s town hall time with Anderson Cooper on CNN the previous night. Hours before that town hall, Trump's campaign manager...Show More Summary
Variation in social organization and behavior of highly social animals like cichlids is primarily explained by predation risk and related ecological factors. This stresses the significance of predation for social evolution, report scientists.
(Coffee Shop | ON, Canada) Coffee Shop | ON, Canada Categories: Bad Behavior Family & Kids Pets & Animals Tags: Coffee Shop Coffee Shop | ON, Canada(I work in a coffee shop, and it is against the rules to bring pets into the store. A young woman comes inside, yelling into a phone. Show More Summary
By Lodewikus Lombaard, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community Humanity is cunningly brave, lucidly paranoid and sensibly greedy. This human behavior keeps us fed, differentiates us from the animals and forms our economic growth models. Show More Summary
The behavior reinforces the idea that crows are among the smartest animals.
MEH. “SEXUAL HARASSMENT” IS SOCIALLY CONSTRUCTED. Finding sexual harassment everywhere, even among birds. Modern society has become so obsessed with finding gender discrimination that we are now finding it in animal behavior. First let me point out that this is being done by just a handful of researchers, in a single scientific journal. Science isn’t […]
SeaWorld just announced that they would no longer let their orcas -- also known as killer whales -- breed. I asked several killer whale and animal behavior experts for their opinions. Barbara J. King, whose books include How AnimalsShow More Summary