News tagged with calves

Elephant age estimated from voice

A paper published in Bioacoustics explains how researchers have been able to estimate the age of an elephant based on its vocal sounds. Results showed that they could distinguish infants, calves, juveniles, and adults with 7 ...

Mar 06, 2014
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Cows are smarter when raised in pairs

Cows learn better when housed together, which may help them adjust faster to complex new feeding and milking technologies on the modern farm, a new University of British Columbia study finds.

Feb 26, 2014
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Declining fortunes of Yellowstone's migratory elk

(Phys.org) —In the late spring, the 4000 elk of the Clarks Fork herd leave crowded winter grounds near Cody, Wyoming, following the greening grass into the highlands of the Absaroka Mountains, where they ...

Jun 28, 2013
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Deadly virus threatens endangered elephants

(Phys.org) —Researchers are racing the clock to better understand a deadly virus which has the potential to intensify population declines in the endangered Asian elephant.

Jun 17, 2013
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