Why do these male furry mammals sing with a human rhythm | 24 kitchens

As the sun rises over the Dead Sea, male rocky badgers in Israel crawl out of their dark burrows and begin to sing. To the human ear, tones sound like a cross between the crackling of a hyena and the scratching of chalk on a chalkboard. But for the female rock hyrax, each chorus is … Read more

The joint Antwerp Zoo who had a “relationship” with a monkey is denied access to the park: its “behavior is harmful to the animal” (Antwerp 2018)

Caregivers note that chimpanzee chita is very externally affected and that he cannot maintain his position in the group. To counter this, there have been warnings for years that visitors are not allowed to come into contact with the great apes. “We have tried to make this subscriber aware for years that her behavior is … Read more

The use of natural resources in livestock is at risk

The use of natural remedies is not well known. However it is widely used. Many compound feeds contain herbs that support health. Livestock farmers also use natural resources to raise their livestock. It’s not known that animal feed often contains health-promoting herbs, but it’s not new. For several decades, feed manufacturers have been making full … Read more

From a fiery red spider to a butcher with feathers: these are five unexpected heroes of “Our Nature”

The title Our Nature describes exactly what you can expect: an excellent print focused on Belgian natural beauty. It can compete with the best BBC documentaries. It took at least 960 days of filming. There was also a lot to photograph, because Belgium is full of wonderful creatures. Famous animals such as the fox, deer … Read more

Angry farmers, upside down flags and booing

Inverted flags on Prinsjesdag. Photo: ANP / Bart Maat Prinsjesdag has caused farmers to go bald today. They particularly found the words of King Willem-Alexander – and thus the Cabinet as well – tiring. The throne speech sounded quite familiar to them. In addition to the disgruntled farmers, there were also flags upturned – this … Read more

Angry farmers, upside down flags and booing

Inverted flags on Prinsjesdag. Photo: ANP / Bart Maat Prinsjesdag has caused farmers to go bald today. They particularly found the words of King Willem-Alexander – and thus the Cabinet as well – tiring. The throne speech sounded quite familiar to them. In addition to the disgruntled farmers, there were also flags upturned – this … Read more

Should we be afraid of aliens?

There you are. In a half-finished hotel room on the Croatian island of Vis, the windows are covered with sheets, and they stare at a karst lizard (Latin name: Podarsis myliciliensis) who didn’t know about me because of the mirror glass. I noticed every movement. Every time I saw the creak of his forked tongue, … Read more

Everest is full of life, from mushrooms to butterflies | National Geographic

In the spring of 2019, Tracy Simon was up at night hearing a deep roar from cracking ice. The iceberg on which she slept at the foot of Mount Everest was moving under her tent. Simon, a molecular biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York, spent three weeks on the iceberg. She wanted … Read more