News tagged with pet animals

What happens to pets after a natural disaster?

After a natural disaster, images of destruction cover our newsfeeds. Most of these focus on the destruction of the landscape, or on the resulting human suffering. In any disaster where people suffer and die, pets and livestock ...

dateSep 12, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Popular sungazer lizards under threat from poaching

The Sungazer (Smaug giganteus), a dragon-like lizard species endemic to the Highveld regions of South Africa, is facing an assault on two fronts as farming and industrialisation encroaches on its natural habitat - which already ...

dateAug 16, 2017 in Ecology
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Your dog can remember more than you think

Any dog owner will tell you how smart they think their dog is. What we usually think of as smartness in dogs is measured or observed in their external behaviour. Being able to respond to commands, for example, or remember ...

dateFeb 16, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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