Sask. researchers explore impacts of human-animal bond on inmates in new magazine — Regina Leader-Post

Physically deformed because of his crimes, it’s difficult for this particular inmate to interact with people without fear of judgement. Read More

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Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own — News : NPR

Primatologist Frans de Waal believes that the way humans experience emotion is not unique: “That’s a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species.”(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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Galloping across the steppes — TwilightBeasts

Around 50 million years ago, long before the Epoch of the Twilight Beasts, a little mammal, Eohippus, scurried about in the forests of North America. This creature, about the size of an average dog, was the ancestor of the magnificent horse we know today. During this Period, called the Eocene, the environment and climate was […]

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Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

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