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Grazing cow near elephants

Cattle graze along with wild herbivores, including elephants, on the plains of Kenya, but they tend to have different plants on their menus, a new study finds.


Chimps living in an African sanctuary, including this one, participated in experiments indicating to researchers that these animals understand the process of cooking. Eating of cooked food may have begun long before the start of controlled fire use, the investigators speculate.


A yawn can spread from parakeet to parakeet, even when the two aren't nuzzling noses.

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