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News | Animal Links

Surprise! Giraffes fall under 4 species, not one

For centuries, scientists believed all giraffes fall under one species.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

We Finally Know Why Birds Are So Freakishly Smart

Birds are capable of extraordinary behavioral feats, from solving complex puzzles to tool making. There may be good reason for that. A new study shows that, pound for pound, birds pack more neurons into their small brains than mammals, including primates.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Hormone That Bonds Humans to Dogs

The hormone oxytocin has evolved into playing a major role in bringing humans and dogs together, Robert M. Sapolsky says.

News | Interesting Stories

Researchers just recently photographed this extremely cute, endangered mammal for the first time in 20 years

This furry ball of cuteness is an endangered mammal closely related to rabbits and hares. The species was first discovered in 1983 and individuals have rarely been seen since.