Tuesday, 16 October 2018
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Potential benefits of wildlife-livestock coexistence in East Africa

Added: 15.10.2018 16:35 | 14 views | 0 comments

A study of 3,588 square kilometers of privately owned land in central Kenya offers evidence that humans and their livestock can, in the right circumstances, share territory with zebras, giraffes, elephants and other wild mammals -- to the benefit of all.

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The 7 non-human mammals where females rule the roost

Added: 13.10.2018 19:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

In the wild, males often dominate leadership roles, but not in seven species of mammals ranging from orcas and African elephants to spotted hyenas

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Trilobites: Why Elephants Don’t Shed Their Skin

Added: 13.10.2018 19:21 | 58 views | 0 comments

The cracks in African elephants’ skin help them keep cool and stay healthy. A new explanation for how those cracks form could offer insights into treating a human skin disease.

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Prince William: I'm not willing to look my children in eye and say we let elephants die out

Added: 11.10.2018 12:06 | 15 views | 0 comments

Prince William today made an impassioned plea to end the £17.5 billion trade in illegal wildlife.

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Columbus believed he would find monsters, not people, in the New World

Added: 09.10.2018 0:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Mandeville wrote of his travels to faraway lands, claiming he'd seen people with elephant ears and a creature with the head of a man and the body of a goat. In 1492, when Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic Ocean in search of a fast route to East Asia and the southwest Pacific, he landed in a place that was unknown to him. There he found treasures — extraordinary trees, birds and gold. But there was one thing that Columbus expected to find that he didn't. Upon his return, in his official report, Columbus noted that he had "discovered a great many islands inhabited by people without number." He praised the natural wonders of the islands. But, he added, "I have not found any monstrous...

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IBM report, "Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?"

Added: 25.02.2018 17:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Major firms learning to adapt in fight against start-ups, says IBM

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