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ANIMALS NEWS

Ancient female's "chewing gum" reveals details about stone age people's diet: Study

December 18, 2019 5:18 pm

The study noted that Stylholm is one of the biggest Stone Age sites in Denmark.

Down in Jungleland: Four Legs and Our Tongues

December 08, 2019 7:50 am

We use the names of animals derogatorily, but find it insulting if someone calls us by their names

Down In Jungleland: A Clean Bill of Health

December 01, 2019 8:05 am

Learning a thing or two about cleanliness from the animal world.

Air pollution is hazardous for animals too: Here's how to save them from toxic air

November 14, 2019 3:18 pm

Air pollution also increases risk of acute cardiovascular events and development of coronary artery disease.

Down In Jungleland: To Love and to Protect

September 08, 2019 6:01 am

Claws, teeth and wile — no holds are barred when defending territory and young ones in the wild.

Down in Jungleland: What Lies Beneath

June 30, 2019 6:30 am

In the animal kingdom, the first impression is rarely the last one.

Check out these adorable pictures from the winners of Comedy Wildlife Photography Contest 2018

November 27, 2018 6:27 pm

From a startled owl to a smiling shark and an astonished squirrel, the eight categories of Comedy Wildlife Photography 2018 had forty-one finalists, which were whittled to fourteen winners.

Mumbai to get three crematoria for animals

January 24, 2018 3:54 am

These will be in Mahalaxmi, Malad and Deonar; facilities will be set up on a public private partnership model.

For the Love of an Animal

May 08, 2016 12:00 am

The story of Mia, Sita and Rhea and why performing animals could do with a happy ending.

Hail immortality: Meet Hydra, the animal that may live forever

December 26, 2015 7:26 pm

Hydras can be found in fresh water and have regenerative capabilities.

ANIMALS VIDEOS

Science Take | How geckos move across water

December 14, 2018 4:21 pm

The Asian house gecko can move across water at great speed by using a half-running, half-swimming motion.

Science Take | How to give a spider an eye test

December 04, 2019 7:24 pm

Jumping spiders have excellent vision. To test it, scientists use a special machine of which there are only two in the world.

VIRAL: Video of tiger chasing tourists in Maharashtra goes viral

November 16, 2018 4:07 pm

The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.

NYT ScienceTake | The Science Behind a Frog’s Leap

October 13, 2018 6:22 pm

A frog’s leap is a study in power and accuracy. So how do frogs do it, and what can humans learn from its mechanics?

Do parrots understand economics? Well, kind of | NYT ScienceTake

September 12, 2018 10:57 am

At least four different species shows they can accurately assign value to food and tokens, swamping lower value items for higher value food.

NYT ScienceTake: What ducks hear underwater

September 03, 2018 10:06 am

Scientists from the University of Delaware have created a hearing test for ducks. This is an important step. Watch here what they found.

On World Environment Day, a look at what countries are doing to promote tiger conservation

June 05, 2018 3:34 pm

In 2018, 12 countries agreed to work on tiger conservation. This is how they are doing. India, while doing well, must realise it is not the time to slowdown.