News tagged with domesticated animals

Wild animals age too

Until now, the scientific community had assumed that wild animals died before they got old. Now, a Spanish-Mexican research team has for the first time demonstrated ageing in a population of wild birds (Sula ne ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Tracking the true tale of turkeys

The turkey dinner is a staple part of Christmas Day, but new research at the University of Leicester reveals that the history of the much loved poultry is in fact rather varied and unexpected.

dateJun 11, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Tiny pump means pain relief for big cats

Veterinarians from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo and the University of Tennessee have found a solution to the challenge of providing effective pain relief to some of their most difficult patients: ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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