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Rare soft-shell turtle, nesting ground found in Cambodia

...ened species as terns, fish eagles, green peafowl, otters and silvered leaf-monkeys. More than 180 fish species were recorded, including a new record for Cambodia? Bezuijen described the area where the turtle was discovered as “a near pristine region of tall riverine forest, waterways and island archipela...

Contrary to common wisdom, scientist discovers some mammals can smell objects under water

... mammals do this"'" Catania said. "Do animals like otters and seals do anything similar" Or is there a size limit and it only works for smaller mammals"" He hopes that publication of his paper will encourage researchers who are studying all kinds of semi-aquatic animals to take a closer look at how they a...

Exxon Valdez oil found in tidal feeding grounds of ducks, sea otters

...e most oiled bay we studied, and the population of otters elsewhere around northern Knight Island continues ...z oil at least once every two months. However, sea otters dig thousands of pits a year, and Short suspects they actually could be encountering oil far more of...

Marine mammals are on the frontline of failing ocean health

...hen Pat Conrad first started studying the death of otters on the California coast, she had no idea that her ...ocean," says Conrad. But with the discovery that otters in areas with heavy freshwater outflow are nearly three times as likely to be infected with Toxoplas...

Genome Sequence for Haemophilus Influenzae Completed

...ter–polar bears, seals, dolphins, and whales–river otters do not have a thick layer of body fat to keep warm...the otter's coat. Indeed, biologists have observed otters actively blowing air bubbles into their fur while grooming, and their energetic rolling catches air ...

Otter adaptations: How do otters remain sleek and warm

...ter–polar bears, seals, dolphins, and whales–river otters do not have a thick layer of body fat to keep warm...the otter's coat. Indeed, biologists have observed otters actively blowing air bubbles into their fur while grooming, and their energetic rolling catches air ...

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