An international team of researchers has discovered what it believes to be a new population of blue whales in the western Indian Ocean.
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.
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’.
A discovery from a new study reveals a key factor in helping relocated endangered tortoises survive the move.
Pakistan’s lonely elephant Kaavan arrived in Cambodia by cargo plane today to start a new life with fellow pachyderms at a local sanctuary, the culmination of years of campaigning for his transfer by American singer Cher.
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.
According to the results of a new study interactive software that ‘reads’ and analyzes footprints left by black rhinoceroses can be used to monitor the movements of the animals in the wild, giving conservationists a new way to keep watch on the endangered species and help keep it safe from poachers.
New evidence from an independent commercial scale farm trial has shown that slower growing broiler chickens are healthier and have more fun than conventional breeds of birds.
Thankfully, the virus lock-down has not meant that animals needing homes are blocked from being placed with new loving families.
A new study has revealed that flamingos form close social bonds with those in their flock, remaining friends often for decades.
We know that like us, rats are intelligent, kind and empathic and sometimes experience regret, have an active memory life, laugh and play games, plan ahead, engage in bartering and trading, are super helpful, and are great at tasks, using tools and learning. So why, when we have scientific evidence of all of these attributes, do we treat rats so inhumanely–in the scientific lab, as well as the outer world?