The Humor Code
But whatever you want to call it, Burgdorf, a quick-witted guy with a boyish face and a sign on his office door that reads “Know It All,” has been obsessed with that strange rat noise he first heard in 1997.
One fifth of all mammals are bats. Here's why.
They discovered that the success of bats is all about ... Dan Riskin So why do bats represent such a large number of mammals? Based on this study, published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers would argue it has to do with the ...
Do animals have a sense of humour?
believes they do. In fact, he thinks we are on the cusp of discovering that many animals have a sense of humour, maybe even all mammals. As Bekoff points out, Darwin argued that the difference between human and animal intelligence is a matter of degree ...
Rat-Size Ancestor Said to Link Man and Beast
Humankind’s common ancestor with other ... some 66 million years ago, all non-avian dinosaurs had to die for mammals to flourish. Scientists had been searching for just such a common genealogical link and have found it in a lowly occupant of the fossil ...
Why so many domesticated mammals have floppy ears
Take a look at several domesticated mammal species ... The dog has been befriended by humans for at least 11,000 years, longer than any other domesticated animal. They differ from their wild ancestor wolves in all the above listed features of domestication ...