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BBC Nature - Animal colour through animal eyes. 01 Humping: Is It All About Sex? Why do dogs hump?

01 Humping: Is It All About Sex?

Dogs humping humans may amuse other humans, but rarely the human who's being humped. Some dogs will hump a toy or sofa cushion incessantly. Ravens vs Crows, they're different! UAE-PIGEON_FANCIER. Mass of ants behaving as a fluid. Attacking Shark Gagged by Slime. Hagfish Sliming Video. New Amphibians Without Arms or Legs Discovered. Flesh-Eating Baby "Worm" Feasts on Mom's Skin.

April 12, 2006 The doting mom of a wormlike amphibian found in Africa lets her babies devour her own flesh, scientists have found.

Flesh-Eating Baby "Worm" Feasts on Mom's Skin

The tropical creature transforms its skin into a nourishing, fat-rich meal for its newborns to eat, researchers say. This bizarre form of parental care was uncovered in Kenya (map), where a team of biologists observed the young of a caecilian, a type of limbless amphibian, feasting on their mother. Furthermore, the youngsters' teeth appear to be specially designed for eating their mother's flesh. What's in a Howl. What's in a Howl?

What's in a Howl

By Fred H. Harrington Professor of EthologyMount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia Ask anyone about wolf vocalizations and the howl invariably springs to mind. Even though wolves bark, woof, whine, whimper, yelp, growl, snarl and moan a lot more often than they howl, it is howling that defines the wolf, and fascinates us. Living With Wolves - About Wolves - Questions About Wolves. Do wolves attack people?

Living With Wolves - About Wolves - Questions About Wolves

Answer: In the past 100 years, there have been only two incidents in North America, in 2005 and 2010, where wolves have allegedly killed a human being. In comparison to deaths caused by other large carnivores, this is an extremely rare rate of occurrence. The Dolphin Institute - Resource Guide. Louis M.

The Dolphin Institute - Resource Guide

Herman Kewalo Basin Marine Mammal Laboratory, University of Hawaii and The Dolphin Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii Human language and ape language No single trait has been linked more closely with the human species than has language. However, the definition of language and its uniqueness as a human trait continue to be areas of study and debate. Some, such as the linguist Noam Chomsky, take an evolutionary discontinuity position professing that language is a highly nunique adaptation supported by special modifications of the brain that appear only in humans. Dolphin language, Two dolphins communicate with eachother. How to Escape from a Bear. Edit Article Edited by Deathman76, Imperatrix, Andrew T, Keith Taylor and 107 others Bears are among nature’s most majestic creatures, and seeing one in the wild is an unforgettable experience.

How to Escape from a Bear

Get too close, however, and your encounter with a bear can be more terrifying than awe-inspiring. Pigeon intelligence. Pigeons have featured in numerous experiments in comparative psychology, including experiments concerned with animal cognition, and as a result we have considerable knowledge of pigeon intelligence.

Pigeon intelligence

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