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Photo gallery: 4 fascinating behaviors of great white sharks and what they mean

What words come to mind when you think about great white sharks? Jaws? Scary? Aggressive? Terrifying? Awesome? Intriguing? Of course, the main thing that most people associate with great white sharks is shark attacks. But that’s only a small part…

44 Species Of Bats That Look Too Bizarre To Be Considered Bats

Even if the current events that have shaken our lives lately have made you think otherwise, bats are really amazing animals. First of all, they are the only mammals that can fly and they are exceptional at it! Also, one-quarter…

Lost Dog Goes To His Vet To Ask For Help Getting Back Home

Even though dogs are known for their keen sense of smell and can sniff their way out of any situation, they can sometimes get lost too. It seems that it ain’t always as easy as putting your nose to work,…

How flies flip around on take-off from an upside- down position

Flies are able to right themselves very quickly when taking off from an upside-down position. Scientists from the CNRS and from The Institute of Movement Science (ISM) at Aix-Marseille Université studying this phenomenon discovered the surprising way these insects begin…

For chimpanzees, salt and pepper hair not a marker of old age

Silver strands and graying hair is a sign of aging in humans, but things aren’t so simple for our closest ape relatives — the chimpanzee. A new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE by researchers at the George…

Noisy humans make birds sleep with one eye open – but lockdown offered a reprieve

Sleeping oystercatchers peek over their feathers to spot threats. Meaghan McBlain, Author provided Getting a good night’s sleep is crucial for your well-being, as any new parent will tell you. Chronic sleep loss can have a range of effects on…