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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    It’s a pee coup: scientists find most animals take 21 seconds to urinate

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:26pm by NYT

    ... 'Well, maybe if I was changing an elephant's diaper it would really bad.'" The researchers headed over to Zoo Atlanta to watch the animals do their business. They watched videos ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541144/its-pee-coup-scientists-find-most-animals-take-21-seconds-urinate
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Primates expend half the energy of simlar-size mammals, study shows

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by NYT

    ... to other mammals, you're kind of a slacker. Primates, including humans, expend about half the energy of similar-size mammals, according to research conducted at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago ... histories," said Steve Ross, an author of the study and director of the zoo's ape centre. "That might change the way we think about why primates have evolved this slow process ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405617/primates-expend-half-energy-simlar-size-mammals-study-shows
  3. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Asian elephant Koshik speaks Korean

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... in a South Korean zoo is using his trunk to pick up not only food, but also human vocabulary. An international team of scientists confirmed yesterday what the Everland Zoo has been saying for years: ... to words such as anja and nuwo. Everland Zoo officials in the city of Yongin, 50 kilometres south of Seoul, said Koshik also can say ajik (not yet), but the researchers had not confirmed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074788/asian-elephant-koshik-speaks-korean
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Brazilian scientists clone endangered animals

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... that eventually emerged from the project would go to zoos, not into the wild. "The idea is not to use cloning as a primary conservation tool," Martins said. He stressed that clones did ... animals' habitats," Martins said. "It's a way to aid zoos [to] beef up their collections, particularly for animals that don't easily breed in captivity." The Embrapa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1084180/brazilian-scientists-clone-endangered-animals
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Chimps, gorillas, other apes struggling to survive

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 06:12pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... dollar for exotic pets, while disreputable zoos, amusement parks and traveling circuses clamour for smuggled primates to entertain audiences. More than 22,000 great apes are estimated to have ... are purchased to display as show pieces in private gardens and menageries. In Asia, the animals are typically destined for public zoos and amusement parks. China is a main destination for gorillas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1200287/chimps-gorillas-other-apes-struggling-survive
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Apes suffer midlife blues too, research suggests

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in New York

    ... just seemed worth pursuing the hunch that the U might be more general than in humans", he said. Oswald, along with his co-authors, assembled data on 508 great apes from zoos and research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1086847/apes-suffer-midlife-blues-too-research-suggests

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