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Dominance: An illusion when it comes to dog-human relationships
The always astute John Bradshaw wrote a lovely summary this week as to why trying to assess your relationship with you dog through the lens of a hierarchy is misguided and a possible welfare issue. Read it here!
Could a parrot serve as a witness?
A fascinating story of a parrot who knew too much...while humans have a long history of placing animals on trial, this is a new case questioning whether a talking parrot who had been previously owned by a mob boss could provide court evidence against him.
Prairie Dogs: Cute but deadly
Turns out prairie dogs are top killers of a fellow rodent, the ground squirrel. Although it's not unusual for carnivores to kill other carnivorous species, herbivore-on-herbivore violence is considered rare!
Eye Candy: Hidden cameras capture beautiful wildlife shots
Just for fun, check out some lovely pics of African wildlife caught by camera traps.