Monitor lizards are considered to be the most intelligent lizards. They can solve puzzles, and have good memory and navigation skills. On top of that, they sometimes play.Read more
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Is it a hare or a rabbit?
Rabbits and hares are closely related and, in many aspects, similar, but they also differ in a number of ways. For example: hares have longer […]Read more
What do we know about nose-picking in the animal kingdom?
We are not the only animals picking our noses and eating our own mucus. 12 species of primates have been observed engaging in these activities.Read more
Did you know that jackdaws vote to achieve consensus?
It’s an early winter morning. The sun hasn’t risen yet, but jackdaws* that have spent the night in large groups in roosting trees start calling. […]Read more
Did you know that bumblebees play?
Throwing a ball, chasing it or just pushing it around – it’s fun for humans, dogs and cats. Object play is common among mammals, especially […]Read more
When I was young, I believed that animals can talk like humans at midnight on Christmas Eve. Back then I couldn’t verify this Polish folk […]Read more
Man in pink or man in green? – on fruit flies following trends
Would you like to find out whether female fruit flies follow trends and choose mates that are similar to those most popular among other females? If so, read on.Read more
Did you know that naked mole-rats have dialects?
Naked mole-rats never cease to amaze. Recently scientists discovered that separate colonies have their own dialects and that naked mole-rats show considerable vocal flexibility and learning.Read more
Do dogs cry from joy and do we care?
Dogs cry from joy and we care. Tear production may be one of the tools in dogs’ arsenal to bond with humans and elicit care.Read more
Do you know the tentacled snake – an expert fisher?
Tentacled snakes live their whole life in the fresh waters of Southeast Asia. They feed exclusively on fish and evolved unique tricks to catch them. […]Read more