Chimpanzees and bonobos use dozens of gestures to communicate with each other. They might be a request or an instruction. For example, as you can… Read More »Chimpanzee gestures can be understood by fellow primates such as humans
Sometimes being a human is hard. So many weaknesses and of course strengths. Humankind is making a bit of a mess of managing the planet… Read More »Would you like to be an animal of your choice rather than a human?
NEWS AND OPINION: Most species of shark and rays living on coral reefs are facing extinction according to a study conducted by Dr Samantha Sherman… Read More »Most sharks living on coral reefs are facing extinction
Being a grumpy old man never having had children, I dislike children! I know some people will dislike me for saying that but I’ve done… Read More »Child strikes dog with plastic bottle for fun. “Parents teach your children”.
NEWS AND COMMENT: This is a snapshot of modern life when stresses build up in what was probably a neighbour dispute over barking dogs. My… Read More »Georgia woman allegedly tries to murder her neighbour over barking dogs
This is a little snapshot of real life, and it is the dog who gets it in the butt, but there is a good ending.… Read More »Man poops in bed and blames his dog to save face with wife
I am interested in animism but what is it? It is difficult to understand from articles because it is a belief system. It is not… Read More »Animism is a growing ‘religion’, and it is timely
The love between the ‘cow whisperer’ and animals is awesome. In the title I am referring to domestic animals of course but we should at… Read More »This is how humans should relate to animals
NEWS AND COMMENT: There has been a spate of news media stories about untreated sewage being discharged into the sea against the responsibilities of the… Read More »Water supply should be in the public sector in England and Wales
The elderly and pregnant should not eat smoked salmon to avoid the risk of listeria poisoning. There is a tiny report in The Times newspaper… Read More »Raw fish health alert. Elderly and pregnant women at risk from listeria
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that the name of a disease should avoid “causing offence to any cultural, social, national, regional, professional or… Read More »3 diseases unfairly named after animals
I know I am discussing an entirely different culture to the one that I am familiar with, which is probably why this video is disgusting… Read More »Pretty Chinese girl cooks a giant salamander and it is disgusting
The video is called ‘Teddy Krueger’ on Reddit.com. It is a hint at the way this teddy bear totally freaks out three people who walk… Read More »When a teddy bear totally freaks out three people
The former UK High Commissioner to India and the head of the UK’s Environment Agency, Sir James Bevan, will say in a speech that there… Read More »Nature is indivisible and interdependent – ignore this at your peril
A couple of months ago I read that Lake Mead was basically drying up with water levels at a record low. It is a reservoir… Read More »Is the American west heading towards a catastrophic loss of water?
On my understanding of this complicated aspect of American law, animal sacrifice is legal in the United States provided it does not contravene animal welfare… Read More »Is animal sacrifice legal in the United States?
Yes, Nick Kyrgios needs and has a security blanket in my opinion. He wears two shirts when he plays tennis. The over shirt is loose-fitting… Read More »Nick Kyrgios’s security blanket is his overshirt
Nathan Winograd in his newsletter writes the following: “The number of farmed animals killed by Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine will soon top 300,000. Animals… Read More »300,000 – the number of animals killed by Russia in Ukraine so far
Hunter gets hunted👌 A 62-year-old hunter shot and mortally wounded a bear but the animal took revenge on him and crushed his skull, killing him… Read More »Karma: mortally wounded bear crushes head of Russian hunter who shot him