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The Dire Wolf Might Have Prowled Asia, Fossil Suggests

作者:admin 2020-10-16

A dire wolf skull at the Museum of Ancient Life in Lehi, Utah. A fossil jaw uncovered in China suggests the Pleistocene predator roamed Asia as well as the Americas.Credit...Millard H. Sharp/Science SourceBy Katherine KorneiOct. 15, 2020, 10:41 a.m. 阅读全文

Dogs Once Made Pretty Nice Wool Blankets, Too

作者:admin 2020-10-10

A blanket dated to about 1850, believed to be made from the wool of a dog bred by Coast Salish people for its fleece. Credit...Tessa CampbellBy Lesley Evans OgdenOct. 9, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ETEight years ago, Tessa Campbell heard a genuine shaggy dog sto 阅读全文

What Happened to South America’s Missing Mega

作者:admin 2020-10-09

The glyptodon, an ancient relative of the armadillo, is one of the few South American species to cross the Panama land bridge into North America.Credit...Millard H. Sharp/Science SourceBy Asher ElbeinOct. 8, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ETMillions of years before 阅读全文

Why Male Baboons Benefit From Female Friends

作者:admin 2020-10-03

A male and female baboon groom each other in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. A new study shows that male baboons with close female friends live longer than those who don’t.Credit...Susan Alberts/Duke UniversityBy Elizabeth PrestonOct. 1, 2020In the sh 阅读全文

In Isolating Times, Can Robo

作者:admin 2020-09-27

A study of 271 independently living seniors who suffered from loneliness found “there was improvement in their mental well-being, in sense of purpose and optimism,” after 30 days with a robotic pet cat or dog.Credit...Ageless InnovationBy 阅读全文

Aromatherapy in the Apiary Is What Bees Need

作者:admin 2020-09-23

Bees’ memories of food comes from scent, which led researchers to wonder if they could guide bees toward certain agricultural crops with the power of odors.Credit...Dimitris Tosidis/EPA, via ShutterstockBy Matt KaplanSept. 21, 2020To fill your homes 阅读全文

Extinction Is Not Inevitable. These Species Were Saved.

作者:admin 2020-09-13

Przewalski’s stallions play-fighting in Hustai National Park in Mongolia. A captive breeding program saved the species from extinction, and they number more than 760 today.Credit...Kristel Richard/Nature Picture Library/AlamyBy Rachel NuwerSept. 12, 阅读全文

No se puede escapar de los piojos, ni siquiera a casi 2000 metros bajo la superficie del océano

作者:admin 2020-08-31

Los piojos Lepidophthirus macrorhini habitan en las extremidades posteriores de los elefantes marinos del sur, que pasan casi 10 meses al año en aguas antárticas y pueden permanecer bajo el agua durante casi dos horas seguidas.Credit...Laboratorio Le 阅读全文

You Can’t Escape Lice, Even 6,500 Feet Below the Ocean

作者:admin 2020-08-27

Lepidophthirus macrorhini lice dwell on the rear limbs of southern elephant seals, which spend nearly 10 months of the year in Antarctic waters and may stay under for nearly two hours at a time.Credit...Leonardi LabBy Priyanka RunwalAug. 26, 2020, 10 阅读全文

Cómo mudar a tu elefante en una pandemia

作者:admin 2020-08-13

ImageMara en el zoológico de Buenos Aires. Su recinto, construido en 1904, estaba inspirado en un templo hindú de elefantes en Bombay.A la usanza de la época, el recinto de Mara se construyó para emular las románticas ruinas de un templo hindú. Pero 阅读全文