"Animals" tag

Moths: hot or not?

Male moths may be throwing themselves into a relationship before they’re ready.

Head colour reflects personality

Red-headedness may be an indicator of a fiery personality in finches.

I can see it, I can feel it but I just can’t reach it!

You can roar all you like big cat, but I ain’t moving!

Zoos are looking for love online

Female tiger is seeking a mate. Must be genetically unrelated, calm, confident and not unduly aggressive. Preferably reared by his parents.

Untamed nature

Natural history filmmaker Karen Bass shares footage from her latest projects.

Waking embryos in the womb

Your brain may already be awake before you are born.

Bigger isn’t always better — or faster

Lizard study reveals why cheetahs are the world’s fastest animal.

2012 University of Miami Underwater Photography Contest

‘The Matrix’ helps cats and dogs

Veterinary science and Matrix know-how has created a cutting-edge model that will put an end to unrestricted breeding of cats and dogs.

Fit frogs have fast changing genomes

Frog fitness tests reveals whose genomes change faster.

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