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Wildesel in Koppel  8

The wild ass returns  8

For the first time in more than a century kulan – or Asiatic wild ass – are now roaming the central steppes of Kazakhstan.

(Web-Redaktion on 11/14/2017)

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Vogel  9

Usutu virus is back – not only in blackbirds but also in humans  9

Usutu virus, a flavivirus of African origin, was first detected in Austria in 2001, when it caused a severe bird die-off, mainly of blackbirds. The...

(Web-Redaktion on 10/13/2017)

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Kune Kune Ferkel  10

Kune Kune piglets possess social learning skills and have an astonishingly good memory  10

Pigs are socially competent and capable of learning. But the combination of these two skills, i.e. learning by observing others, has been...

(Web-Redaktion on 10/11/2017)

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Pfeilgiftfrosch  11

Foster tadpoles trigger parental instinct in poison frogs  11

Poison frogs, especially male poison frogs, are very caring parents. After the tadpoles hatch, the males piggyback their offspring to distant pools...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/20/2017)

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Wolf in Experiment  12

Wolves understand cause and effect better than dogs  12

A rattle will only make noise if you shake it. Children learn this principle of cause and effect early on in their lives. However, animals like the...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/15/2017)

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