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Apr 19, 2019
Kakapo! World's rarest, fattest parrot has record breeding season this yearKakapo, the world's rarest parrots, produced 249 eggs in a record-breaking mating season.
Feb 08, 2019
From Manipur fulvettas to Darjeeling woodpeckers, bird-watching in Arunachal’s Dibang ValleyThe best part about arranging for a birding trip from Assam to this region in Arunachal’s heart is that the roads pass through several other tributaries of the Brahmaputra, which also house tens of migratory and endemic birds in lower climes.
Jan 17, 2019
Robot recreates the walk of a 290-mn-year-old creature that lived before dinosaursAn old fossil skeleton and preserved ancient footprints were used to create a moving robot model.
Jan 16, 2019
Laterality in animals shows that many so-called unique traits of the human brain are found in wildlife tooScientists repeatedly show that the traits we consider unique and based on a superior intelligence, are found in most animals as well.
Jan 02, 2019
Birds' ability to grasp language and grammar points to important link between human beings and animalsIn mythology and medieval literature, the language of the birds is considered divine.
Nov 22, 2018
Migrating Amur falcons protected where they were once hunted in a Nagaland villageAs recently as 2012, the Pangti village was notorious for killing ~15,000 migratory falcons a day.
Oct 30, 2018
Population of vertebrates has declined globally by 60 percent since 1970: WWFAmong the groups of animals studied by WWF, the most affected have been those living in fresh water.
Sep 27, 2018
'Biggest bird' dispute finally put to nest in a new study after decades of debateThe 'elephant bird' belonged to the same family of flightless birds as the kiwi, emu & ostrich today.
Sep 24, 2018
Self-flying glider uses machine learning to navigate air currents, soar like birdsThe experiment is largely aimed at understanding how birds migrate through different wind patterns.
Aug 03, 2018
This bird species picks up ‘languages’ by eavesdropping on neighbourhood chatterWithout trial & error, they associate new sounds with danger; a distress tweet could easily go viral