Just like for people, heart disease is the number one killer for male Western lowland gorillas. In hopes of increasing gorillas’ lifespans, researchers in Cleveland are working with zoos to put them on a more heart-healthy diet, similar to the one they would be on if they were in the wild. – Global Animal REUTERS/Mehgan […]
Archive | February 23, 2011
Scientists are currently investigating an unusually high number of infant dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico. They say it is too early to know if the deaths are a result of the oil spill or other factors.
Feb. 16, 2011 — MONTANA — In a letter of rage sent to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer has threatened to disrespect the Endangered Species Act by allowing entire packs of gray wolves to be slaughtered. His justification: complaints from hunters and cattle ranchers. Perhaps he doesn’t realize that bowing down to these interest groups’ demands are the reason why we only have 1,700 gray wolves left in the region. — Global Animal
(VIDEO) This dancing Cockatoo loves the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Rock on, dude!
Dogs no longer have a monopoly on helping the blind. Miniature ponies are trotting onto the service scene, equipped with a good memory, excellent night vision and absurdly cute sneakers to provide traction indoors.