Archive: 04/04/2017

Sex obsession a killer for male snakes

An international team of scientists led by the University of Sydney has confirmed a frenzied approach to the mating season is resulting in males ageing faster and dying earlier and in worse condition than their female counterparts, ...

dateApr 04, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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So sheep may safely graze

In 1713, Johann Sebastian Bach once wrote a delightful cantata, "Sheep May Safely Graze," whose opening lyric boasts of shepherds protecting sheep from the ravages of the hunt.

dateApr 04, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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How to save animals by reducing roadkill

Hundreds of millions of animals are killed every year by road traffic. It's a sad statistic that Jochen Jaeger, associate professor of geography in Concordia's Faculty of Arts and Science, and his international colleagues ...

dateApr 04, 2017 in Ecology
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