animals

Klil to establish butterfly nature park outside its factory

The park will also include groves, local trees and shrubs and expanses of wildflowers and herbs.

Inbar Regev, an eight-year-old Israeli girl, holds her pet python while swimming in her pool
Israeli girl makes a splash with her pet snake

Sarit Regev, Inbar's mother, said the two grew up together.

By REUTERS
08/10/2020
Could octopuses have more than one brain? - Hebrew U. study

Evidence has been presented in the past that each of the octopus's tentacles sometimes functions independently without exchanging information between them and the central brain system.

07/10/2020
Rare all-white tope shark caught in the UK for the first time

While finding a tope shark is amazing enough, as they are considered a critically endangered species, its made all the rarer for its lack of pigmentation, a rare sight on any animal.

07/10/2020
Brown bear 747 crowned fattest bear in Alaska

“This year he really packed on the pounds, looking like he was fat enough to hibernate in July and yet continuing to eat until his belly seemed to drag along the ground by late September.”

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
Tasmanian Devils set paw on mainland Australia after 3,000 years

Actor couple Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky joined conservation groups last month to release 11 of the animals into a wildlife sanctuary in New South Wales, with more releases to follow.

By REUTERS
06/10/2020
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Israel set to be first nation to ban the fur trade

Interior and Environmental Affairs Committee chair MK Miki Haimovich supported this plan, and said the committee would ensure it was enforced.

05/10/2020
Pandemic prompts drive-through pet blessing in Philippines

From a safe distance inside their owners' cars, cats, dogs, and birds were sprinkled with holy water by a Catholic priest in Manila, as the nation's coronavirus cases continued to surge.

By REUTERS
04/10/2020
Human brain
Technion team unveils secrets of how the brain achieves skilled movement

They hope that the research will be able to help people who suffer from movement difficulties stemming from brain diseases in the future.

Magawa, a rat who clears landmines, awarded medal for heroism

The danger caused to workers by clearing landmines is what motivates organizations like APOPO, the NGO that trained Magawa, to train rats to find landmines so that handlers can clear them.

26/09/2020
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