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Category Archive: Animals

Jun 05 2014

‘Hug Your Cat Day’

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May 15 2014

Don’t underestimate cats

Nov 23 2013

The Cat

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I was not at home for a few days. She was alone. A girl came to give her food and water everyday, stayed with her for an hour or two. But it definitely did not make Minu the philosopher happy. Since I came back she made my body her bed, my face her pillow. She …

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Oct 16 2013

Don’t cut the throats of conscious animals. Stun animals before slaughter.

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Poland has a law that says that all animals must be stunned before they are culled and the procedure must be performed at a slaughter house. Now, Poland’s Muslim community decided to refrain from the ancient tradition of animal sacrifice for the Eid al-Adha holiday amid protests by animal rights activists and a ban on …

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Sep 07 2013

My day with monkeys

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I bought dozens of bananas and went to Dalhousie road in Delhi. Lots of beautiful, elegant, intelligent monkeys ran towards me to get bananas. I tried to distribute bananas among them in equal shares. But it was impossible to make them stand in a queue. I did not want alpha males to snatch bananas from …

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Aug 16 2013

Welcome to Earth, baby!

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Welcome to Earth, Olinguito! From now on, we will call your species Olinguito. Don’t you like the name? It does not matter you like it or not, we will call you Olinguito anyway. You are living in the cloud forests of Colombia and Ecuador. Your colour is reddish-brown. Quite a common colour for the animals …

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Jul 06 2013

Who says cats don’t love?

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Apr 29 2013

Monkey business!

We would have done the same if we were hungry. Why do they need to steal food? Hindus have a monkey god. Monkey worshipers should provide enough food for monkeys that live in the monkey temples. Some men in India and Pakistan force monkeys to be their slaves. This monkey business is so ridiculous. Monkeys …

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Apr 28 2013

We behave like vervet monkeys.

Vervet Monkeys can adopt local traditions. Two new studies, both published in Science, have highlighted the importance of social learning and culture in two very different animals: vervet monkeys and whales. The study with vervet monkeys is unique in that it’s the first time that non-human primates in the wild have been shown to adopt …

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Apr 11 2013

190 million years old dinosaur fossils

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Oldest dinosaur embryo fossils discovered in China. Science amazes me! The fossil is not 10 million or 20 million years old, it is 190 million years old! The study reveals how dinosaur embryos grew, developed and moved around in their eggs. Organic collagen was discovered in bone. Paleontologists believe they will be able to recover …

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