allthatlsgold:

this blog is relatively new so i only have 43 followers

but i know at least half of you are online right now

and i know at least half of that half reads what i say

so somebody skype with me. please.

i feel so lonely right now…

You don’t have an ask box! LOL. What’s your Skype ID?

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How Owls Spin Their Heads Around
Owls don’t need eyes in the back of their heads to see what’s behind them — they can just swivel their heads all the way around. In fact, many owl species, such as the barred owl, can rotate their heads 270 degrees in each direction, which means they can look to the left by rotating all the way to the right, or vice versa.
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How Owls Spin Their Heads Around

Owls don’t need eyes in the back of their heads to see what’s behind them — they can just swivel their heads all the way around. In fact, many owl species, such as the barred owl, can rotate their heads 270 degrees in each direction, which means they can look to the left by rotating all the way to the right, or vice versa.

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Elephant Speaks Korean

Just weeks after it was revealed that a beluga whale named NOC could mimic human voices, the journal of Current Biology has released a study documenting an male Asian elephant named Koshik who can mimic certain Korean words so accurately they are understood by native speakers.

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Wild Seahorse Filmed for the First Time

(Source: National Geographic)

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Primates' Brains Make Visual Maps Using Triangular Grids

ScienceDaily (Oct. 28, 2012) — Primates’ brains see the world through triangular grids, according to a new study published online October 28 in the journal Nature.

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Huge Deposit of Jurassic Turtle Remains Found in China
ScienceDaily (Oct. 29, 2012) — “Bones upon bones, we couldn’t believe our eyes,” says Oliver Wings, paleontologist and guest researcher at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. He was describing the spectacular find of some 1800 fossilized mesa chelonia turtles from the Jurassic era in China’s northwest province of Xinjiang. Wings and the University of Tübingen’s fossil turtle specialist, Dr. Walter Joyce, were working with Chinese paleontologists there in 2008.
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Huge Deposit of Jurassic Turtle Remains Found in China

ScienceDaily (Oct. 29, 2012) — “Bones upon bones, we couldn’t believe our eyes,” says Oliver Wings, paleontologist and guest researcher at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. He was describing the spectacular find of some 1800 fossilized mesa chelonia turtles from the Jurassic era in China’s northwest province of Xinjiang. Wings and the University of Tübingen’s fossil turtle specialist, Dr. Walter Joyce, were working with Chinese paleontologists there in 2008.

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White shark diets vary with age and among individuals
White sharks, the largest predatory sharks in the ocean, are thought of as apex predators that feed primarily on seals and sea lions. But a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, shows surprising variability in the dietary preferences of individual sharks.Continue Reading

White shark diets vary with age and among individuals

White sharks, the largest predatory sharks in the ocean, are thought of as apex predators that feed primarily on seals and sea lions. But a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, shows surprising variability in the dietary preferences of individual sharks.

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deconversionmovement:

Research suggests that evolution sometimes meant becoming simpler, not more complex
(Phys.org)—The view that animals have become more complex over time could be a thing of the past, according to the latest research.Continue Reading

deconversionmovement:

Research suggests that evolution sometimes meant becoming simpler, not more complex

(Phys.org)—The view that animals have become more complex over time could be a thing of the past, according to the latest research.

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New-Species “Heaven” Discovered in Peru

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Incredible Wildlife Shots by Rob Kroenert (13 photos) - My Modern Metropolis

theanimalblog:

Incredible Wildlife Shots by Rob Kroenert (13 photos) - My Modern Metropolis

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