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Cocker Spaniel  10

Study on parasites in dog faeces comes to surprising conclusion  10

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  11

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  11

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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Bastelnder Kakadu  12

Clever craftsmen: tool using cockatoos save effort by making tools of different lengths  12

The Goffin Cockatoo is one of very few animal species able to manufacture tools but even so it is a major intellectual challenge to produce a tool...

(Web-Redaktion on 11/08/2018)

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Siebenschläferfamilie  13

Trading sex for sleep – aging dormice shorten their hibernation for more reproduction  13

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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verendeter Saiga  14

PPR Virus Poses Threat to Conservation  14

A team of conservationists from the Royal Veterinary College, WCS, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, University of Veterinary...

(Web-Redaktion on 10/25/2018)

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