India Hires Masked Monkey Men to Combat Macaque Menace
NEW DELHI, July 31, 2014 (AFP) - India has hired a group of monkey impersonators to scare the real marauding animals away from parliament and other key buildings in the nation's capital, officials said Thursday.
Your Dog is Super Jealous of Other Dogs, Study Finds
WASHINGTON, (AFP) - Dogs show jealousy when their owners spend time with what appears to be another dog, suggesting that the emotion may have survivalist roots, US researchers said Wednesday.
Elephants Sense of Smell 'Superior' to Dogs
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 (AFP) - Elephants possess a sense of smell that is likely the strongest ever identified in a single species, according to a study by Japanese scientists out Tuesday.
New York Sells Out Adult Sleepover Under Blue Whale
NEW YORK, (AFP) - Ever dreamt of kipping down under a blue whale? For grown-ups equipped with a sleeping bag and toothbrush, the American Museum of Natural History is hosting its first adult-only sleepover.
'Bee-harming' Pesticides Also Hit Bird Populations
PARIS, (AFP) - Already suspected of killing bees, so-called "neonic" pesticides also affect bird populations, possibly by eliminating the insects they feed upon, a Dutch study said on Wednesday.