Dolphins, like me in a bar surrounded by large angry dudes, do there best to talk their way out of fights:
“Burst-pulsed sounds are used in the life of bottlenose dolphins to socialise and maintain their position in the social hierarchy in order to prevent physical conflict, and this also represents a significant energy […]
Aaaaaaaaah! couldn’t resist the alliteration. Sorry.
[Jack] Kassewitz [of SpeakDolphin.com] explained the requirements of the technology. “Waterproofing, processor speed, touch-sensitivity, anti-glare screens, and dolphin-friendly programs are essential. As this database of […]
My fave out of all of them is #8, the ever inventive octopus:
An octopus that uses coconut shells as portable armor is the latest addition to a growing list of tool users in the animal kingdom. The veined octopus apparently can stack coconut shell halves that people discarded just […]
The Onion, of course:
That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, this chicken is both a hen and a rooster:
The bodies of these hen-rooster hybrids, or gynandromorphs, have a mixture of genetically male and female cells, the research reveals.
Only about 1 in 10,000 chickens are born as gynandromorphs, which have male features—such as a rooster’s comb […]
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