Of Breasts, Behavior and the Size of Litters
In fact, humans, like other mammals, can vary in their numbers of nipples and more rarely breasts, raising this little-pondered question: Why do humans ... about 11 young and tend to have 11 mammaries. In the biggest litters, there can be as many as ...
Battle to stop capture of England's first wild beavers in 500 years
Almost 8,000 people have signed a petition ... asked Gow. The river level in the Otter changes quickly and a beaver caught in a trap could drown if the water rose quickly. Gow said young beavers relied on their parents for food and warmth.
Beavers get tough defending their turf
While many people admire them, the animals are often in conflict with city life and you might be surprised how many places they pop up around town. University Lake is the only place beavers have been reported to regularly attack dogs. But they chewed down ...
Psychology of litter in the great outdoors: things have to pick up
And insightful theories have emerged. One of the most well-documented is the "litter ... their littering but pick up trash themselves. So the best thing those of us whose hearts crack when we see trash defiling places that mean so much to us can do is ...
Let's stop littering
I have always wondered whether the people who litter our streets indiscriminately do so in their homes. How many of us would drink milk shake ... institutions that are supposed to train the young in litter managment. Another reason that makes littering ...