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Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals
...s estimated that the combined harvest of seals and whales
resulted in more than 150 million tonnes of extra krill each year. Their dietary flexibility demonstrates the penguins' ability to adjust to large ecological changes, but that doesn't mean they'll survive the changes to come, other researchers opin...
Telomerase Expression Linked To Body Mass
... keep its risk of cancer at bay? "It may be that whales
have a cancer suppressant that we've never considered," says Gorbunova. "I'd like to find out what kind of telomerase expression they have, and find out what else they use to combat cancer." As for the tiny mice: "They don't have to worry about can...
Study Show Positive Affect Of Music On Intelligence, Mental Health, & Immune System
... the belief that animals like birds, dolphins, and whales
make sounds similar to music as they supposedly try to imitate each other. It was explained that the ability to learn and reproduce sounds is a trait that is necessary for the development of language, and the scientist feel that many of the sounds th...
Sleep Not Critical For Early Brain Development Of Baby Dolphins
...Nature that newborn bottlenose dolphins and killer whales
are wake most of the time in the first month. Their moms manage with only a wink or two than the newborns. This is perhaps because there are no safe places where an animal could curl up and rest and not worry about their predators. This maybe the nat...