New scientific research has found that domestic cats can be asymptomatic (no symptoms) yet still be carriers of SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 is the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19.
Researchers are in the midst of a new project called, “CULTSONG”, which studies animal culture and examines bat song dialects used for specific purposes such as territorial signalling and courtship.
The results of a new study reveal sophisticated tool use in ants.
New research has revealed that like humans, chimps concentrate on fewer friends and behave less aggressively as they age.
Pets and their owners make music together.
The Animal Rescue League (ARL) of Boston plans to try to keep a roof over the heads of the Boston area’s animals, offering anyone now facing eviction due to Covid-related income loss the chance to temporarily put their furry friends up in a foster home.
Researchers monitored the success of re-homing 16 laboratory beagles in 2015-2018. The study revealed that the development of house training skills could be supported by care arrangements at the laboratory animal facilities.
The results of a new study revealed that sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against human psychological stress during lock-down.
A team of animal nutrition specialists found that feeding cats one large meal a day may help control hunger better than feeding them several times a day.
A new study of search and rescue dogs showed little difference in longevity or cause of death between dogs at the disaster site and dogs in a control group. The study revealed that dogs that participated in search-and-rescue efforts following 9/11 lived a similar length of time, on average, compared to a control group of search-and-rescue dogs and outlived their breed-average life spans. There was also no discernible difference in the dogs’ cause of death.
New research revealed that the vocalizations made by rats in response to tickling are an accurate reflection of their emotional experience and something which is easy to measure.
A new study revealed that female friendships may actually help male baboons live longer lives.