Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:02
Researchers have found that African elephants have the largest number of olfactory receptor (OR) genes ever characterised - more than twice than that of dogs and five times more than humans.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:46
A European bat type can use the scatter patterns of sunlight to programme its internal compass for hunting after dark -- the first mammal known to do so, researchers said today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:09
You`ve heard of Sonic the Hedgehog, the video game character. But how about the half-pint hedgehog, the tiniest one that ever lived?
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:48
All animals - from elephants to cats - that weigh more than 3 kilogrammes take about 20 seconds to pee, scientists have found.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:00
Did you know that rhinos are one of the most dangerous animals to come across on foot as they can clock 55 km an hour when they chase?
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:43
Australian scientists have uncovered several new species of mammals in the remote forests of Papua New Guinea.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 20:42
Over 65,000 birds and hundreds of mammals were killed and many more injured during the hailstorms in Maharashtra between February and April this year, a report released here Tuesday said.
Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:03
Were dinosaurs hot-blooded like birds and mammals or cold blooded like reptiles? Well, they were somewhere "in between".
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:32
A new study suggests that the advance and retreat of the ice sheets millions of years ago had a profound influence in the evolution and geographic distribution of many animals, including those that live today in the Arctic regions.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 15:21
Scientists have found that killer whales and other marine mammals can hear sonar signals better than previously thought.
Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 12:24
A new study has found that killer whales and other marine mammals are likelier to hear sonar signals more than we`ve known.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:35
A new study has found that like many social mammals, ravens form different types of social relationships - they may be friends, kin, or partners and they also form strict dominance relations.
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