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Chickadees lose weight in the summer

In 2016, TSU scientists studied almost 3000 birds of 67 species in the Tomsk region. At the same time, 300 big titmice (chickadees) in the university grove received individual colored labels. The intensive bird banding allowed ...

dateMar 06, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Retrieval strains the forelimbs of hunting dogs

Hunting dogs such as the popular breed retriever are ideally suited for retrieving birds or small game. However, the weight the dogs carry strains their locomotor system. A motion study by experts from the University of Veterinary ...

dateJan 18, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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