Many different species of bats are killed by wind turbines worldwide. Researchers set out to examine just how widespread the problem of bats killed by wind turbines is, and to try and figure out why bats are killed even when wind turbines are constructed in areas where there are typically low concentrations of bats.
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During a study with captive vampire bats at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama, a young vampire bat pup was adopted by an unrelated female after its mother died.
The results of a new study reveal the solution to a problem many cat owners have: How do you stop cats from hunting birds and other wildlife during their outdoor time?
A new study of giraffes in Tanzania has demonstrated that adult female giraffes who spend time in larger groups with other females live longer than less sociable individuals.
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A new scientific study reveals why cancer rarely afflicts elephants.
For the first time, scientists have calculated the global impact of human activity on animal movement, revealing widespread impacts that threaten species survival and biodiversity.
According to the results of a new study, dogs trained using aversive stimuli, which involve punishments for incorrect behavior, show evidence of higher stress levels compared to dogs trained with reward-based methods.
Researchers conducting an analysis of ten different species found that humans — followed by ferrets and, to a lesser extent cats, civets and dogs — are the most susceptible animals to SARS-CoV-2 infection.
A new discovery has been made that is crucial for setting new policies on man-made noise pollution (like underwater blasts) known to cause harm to dolphins and other marine mammals such as ‘the bends’.
Using commercial flea treatments for pets is commonplace–but is it a good idea? Scientists have recently discovered that pesticides commonly used as flea treatments for pets are contaminating rivers. The new research reveals widespread contamination, with two neurotoxic pesticides found in concentrations that far exceed accepted safe limits.