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Fuchs in einem Wiener Garten  6

Foxes in the city: citizen science helps researchers to study urban wildlife  6

A team of researchers led by wildlife ecologist Theresa Walter analysed over 1,100 fox sightings made by the public as part of the citizen science...

(Web-Redaktion on 12/14/2018)

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Cocker Spaniel  7

Study on parasites in dog faeces comes to surprising conclusion  7

A representative study conducted by Vetmeduni Vienna shows that the faeces of Viennese dogs contain relatively few endoparasites in comparison to...

(Web-Redaktion on 11/23/2018)

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Rentiere  8

The inner clock is always ticking: Svalbard reindeer remain rhythmic even in the constant light of the midnight sun and in the permanent dark of the polar winter  8

All animals have an internal clock with a cycle length that deviates slightly from 24 hours, and that synchronizes based on cues from external...

(Web-Redaktion on 11/16/2018)

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Siebenschläferfamilie  9

Trading sex for sleep – aging dormice shorten their hibernation for more reproduction  9

Edible dormice are extremely long-lived for their size thanks to their seasonal dormancy. The animals are veritable record holders in this...

(Web-Redaktion on 10/31/2018)

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Fruchtfliegen  10

Fruit flies adapt to climate change through metabolic rewiring  10

The evolutionary consequences of increases in temperature due to climate change are currently a “hot topic” in evolutionary research. A warmer...

(Web-Redaktion on 10/03/2018)

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