The way he’s looking down is pure comedy! A hungry bear climbed up a tree and out onto a wire in an attempt to grab a snack. Lynette Romero reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 10, 2014.
Why is it that cute animals become exponentially more adorable when they exhibit human behavior? I don't have the science to explain the appeal behind penguins wearing sweaters or cats playing piano, but I do have these lemur selfies. I'm just going to leave them here.
You’ve been told that an elephant never forgets. That memory can save their lives, particularly when it comes to knowing which humans are a threat and which aren’t. University of Sussex professor of animal behavior Karen McComb tells us about an experiment that shows us once again how intelligent elephants are. Show More Summary
Coming from Ubisoft's Dominic Guay... "We produced an insane amount of animations and behaviors for the citizens of our Chicago. But once you do a lot of playtests you realize there are certain parts of the city where players go more than others. Show More Summary
The air suddenly feels different. Dogs begin to howl, and the horses become restless. A burst of bright light, and seconds later, the ground starts to rumble and shake. Earthquake precursors — from strange animal behavior to temperature...Show More Summary
A theoretical study led by the University of Exeter has shed new light on the conditions that lead to the evolution of spite or altruism in structured populations. Understanding the way in which social behaviours such as altruism – when...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON D.C. Mar. 4, 2014 -- Animal flight behavior is an exciting frontier for engineers to both apply knowledge of aerodynamics and to learn from nature's solutions to operating in the air. Flying snakes are particularly intriguing...Show More Summary
Sure, Sharknado and Sharktopus are fun to watch with friends on a weekend, but they also prove that sharks still get a bad rap. Clearly, what we've learned about the animal's behavior since Jaws came out isn't nearly enough, so a group of researchers...
Every dog owner knows the "guilty dog" look that has made sites like Dogshaming.com a hit, but animal behavior experts say the pooches don't really feel ashamed at all, the AP finds. Researchers have found that the droopy-eyed, cowering look dogs give angry owners is a reaction to the...
Where were they going? Were they going to the pet store to pick up some new chew toys?
One of the hottest debates in evolutionary biology concerns the origin of behavior: is it genetically encoded or do animals and birds copy their parents or other individuals? A classic experiment published in 2000 seemed to provide overwhelming...Show More Summary
New research from the University of Toronto Scarborough shows that animal dispersal is influenced by a gene associated with feeding and food search behaviours. The study, which was carried out by UTSC Professor Mark Fitzpatrick and PhD...Show More Summary
Asian elephants console others who are in distress, using physical touches and vocalizations, new research shows. The findings are the first empirical evidence of consolation in elephants. Consolation behavior is rare in the animal kingdom, with empirical evidence previously provided only for the great apes, canines and certain corvids.
Hollywood is not always a place where the behavior is explainable, and Paramount Animation’s upcoming live action/CGI mash-up Monster Trucks is but one example of that madness. It’s not the head-shakingly simple subject matter I mean,...Show More Summary
At almost 21 pounds and 40 inches long, colossal kitty Pickles is a monster moggy. He was rehomed twice because he didn’t play well with other cats – but he’s now found a loving home where his size doesn’t matter.
"Show me your teeth," the 19th-century zoologist Georges Cuvier once said, "and I will tell you who you are." Across the animal kingdom, the shape of a creature’s teeth correlates with its diet and feeding behavior. As such, a simple change in tooth structure can reveal larger changes in the animal's food web and ecosystem. Show More Summary
Joseph Chiera is a Masters student in Animal Behavior and Conservation at Hunter College in NYC and a “somewhat newbie”...
Arguing that "the substantially negative outcome associated with homosexual behavior and identity reveal that changes in social and legal policy concerning same-sex marriage are not merited and should be rejected," the widely discredited organization NARTH (National Association for Research and...
Some folks and these animals are way-too-much! They will buy the Giraffe, but wont touch a homeless LA man. NDN