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Hyrax syntax skills 'surprise'

By recording hundreds of the animals’ songs and applying clever mathematics, researchers discovered that differences in note arrangement, or syntax, in hyrax songs vary as the distance increases between colonies — a surprising occurrence of dialect.

Devastating news for the northern white #rhino. The death of Suni, one of only two breeding males is truly the death of a #conservation icon. |www.frontier.ac.uk| #volunteer #gapyear #backpacking #volunteering #ttot #environment

A Tragic Bureaucratic Bungle Led to the Extinction of the White Rhino.

Cool Critters - Hyenas

OK, they might look a bit like a great potential pet, but as dog-like as they are, you really don't want one of these at home. They're spotted hyenas – and

The Fox Report  June 3, 2012  Location: My backyard, Woodstock, NY  Credit: Ralph Schiano

The Fox Report June 2012 Location: My backyard, Woodstock, NY Credit: Ralph Schiano

In pictures: Rare Siberian tigers caught on camera

In pictures: Rare Siberian tigers

Siberian tigers (Panthera tigris altaica) are the largest of the big cats and can reach over 3 metres long, from nose to tail. They have adapted to life in frozen landscapes, thousands of miles away from their cousins in India, China and Indonesia.

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High resolution animals desktop wallpaper of California Sea Lion, Baja California, Mexico (ID:

Rare golden morph - Collared mongoose Credit: FFI

A rare redheaded mongoose was recently spotted in camera-trap photos in Indonesia.

What makes National Public Lands Day important? Critters like these.

What makes National Public Lands Day important?

So would it be a Spark or a Shider ?

We dreamed up a bunch of crazy hybrid animal combinations and then talked a bunch of talented illustrators into making our dreams come true. Now, the Wired hybrid animal wish list has come to life, complete with spidershark, piranhatee, pandaroo and more.

Moronic government policy of killing Sea Lions continues on the Columbia River. This must stop immediately.

Moronic government policy of killing Sea Lions continues on the Columbia River.

Anyone for bacon? Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDv, has killed more than 7 million piglets in the past year, and the number of cases is on the rise. Many hog producers are worried about how to keep their farms immune from a disease that has no proven cure. Michael Yezzi raises 1,000 pigs a year in Shushan, N.Y. He's worried about how to keep his farm safe from a disease that has no proven cure.

As Pig Virus Spreads, The Price Of Pork Continues To Rise

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus has killed more than 7 million piglets in the past year. There's no cure, but a vaccine that may protect piglets has been approved even though it's still being tested.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Protections for Central Valley Salmon | The California Report | KQED News

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Protections for Central Valley Salmon

New Tenant Under the Old Shed  05-20-2012 by Ralph Schiano, via Flickr

New Tenant Under the Old Shed

The idea that pandas are reclusive loners may not be as on target as once believed.

Loner giant pandas like to hang out, too - Futurity

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