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.
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.
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.