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Chicken nuggets contain very little meat.

Humanity Hones In On Hen Intelligence

(OPED/FARM ANIMALS) Next time you’re elbow deep in an enormous bucket of fried chicken, take a second to consider the intelligence of the bird who gave their life for the lard-laden meal. A recent study from Britain suggests chickens are relatively practical thinkers and even make excellent students. Although chickens probably won’t be taking up […]

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Black Bear Plays Tetherball, Ball At Wildlife Sanctuary

Tetherball Bear

(ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch this black bear have a ball at his happy home at the Animal Ark Zoo in Reno, Nevada! This animal sanctuary works with the Nevada Department of Wildlife to help rehabilitate orphaned bears and release them back into the wild if/when they’re able. — Global Animal

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black and white dog close up

Man’s Best Friend Or Man’s Best Man?

(ANIMAL WELFARE/SCIENCE) Gregory Berns and his research team has successfully trained dogs to sit still for long enough in an MRI Scanner to receive a clear image of their brains. Images have proven dogs are more like people than we think, especially when considering brain activity in the specific brain region called the caudate nucleus. […]

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<p>Finn Jordan is now safe thanks to his canine companion. Photo Credit: WCSC</p>

Dog Tells Mom The Babysitter’s Bad

(PETS) South Carolina’s Benjamin and Hope Jordan are certainly thankful for their family dog. The couple became suspicious of their son Finn’s babysitter, Alexis Khan after the dog showed aggression towards her. The Jordan’s left the house and recorded Khan one night, discovering the dog’s intuition to be spot on; Khan had been abusing their […]

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The wolf holds a significant position in foundational mythologies of Eurasia and North America. The Tlingit community god name means “wolf,” and they worship a wolf-head, and the shamanic Turkic believes they are descendants of wolves. Photo Credit: Facebook

Big Bad Wolf Really Is A Fairytale

(WOLVES/WILDLIFE) Next time you’re stuck in a graveyard with a full moon in the sky, and you hear a wolf howl in the distance, don’t be afraid. A recent study suggests startling wolf howls are just cries of loneliness. Once thought to be a simple stress cry, research shows wolf howls actually change depending on […]

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