Spiders evoked the strongest response from the study’s participants, racking up a total of 4.39 points out of 5 for fear and 4.47 points for disgust.
The most common animal-related injuries treated in emergency departments in the Midwest during the study period were dog bites, followed by hornet, wasp and bee bites and venomous spider bites.
The average yawn duration — which ranged from 0.8 seconds in mice to 6.5 seconds in humans — was a “robust” predictor of a species brain weight and size.
For pet stores large and small, the profit’s in food and accessories.
As the CDC acknowledges, while pets can “increase fitness, lower stress, and bring happiness,” they can also “carry germs that can make you sick.”
I think it’s easy for outsiders to tell us and insist on how we should or shouldn’t raise pigs.
The findings suggest “that jealousy may have a primordial or core form that can be triggered without complex cognition about the self or about the meaning of the social interaction.”
Lori Naumann of the DNR’s Nongame Wildlife Program talks about the department’s successful eagle cam.
You can’t be among alpacas for long without the cuteness factor winning you over.
T-wolves’ record got you down? This will raise your spirits.
The small joints and tendons make great hiding places for bacteria.
The zoo has three grizzly bears: “Sadie,” “Kenai,” and “Haines.”
Researchers report that a variety of different-sized mammals seem to take about the same amount of time — an average of 21 seconds — to urinate.
See a tapir calf, a DeBrazza’s monkey, and Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth.
Nikko is the oldest male snow monkey in North America.
The working farm raises heritage breeds of sheep, pigs and cattle.
The calves were born in June.
Morris the Cat is running for mayor in Veracruz, Mexico, joining a pantheon of esteemed animal leaders in North America who have not only run, they’ve won.
A Minnesota DNR leads a group of students to check in on a hibernating mother bear and her cubs.
The 83-year-old woman was sitting outside her home on Rinca when she was attacked by the 6-foot-long lizard, which she fought off.