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August 25, 2015 - Issue 986


Chimpanzees May Sound Fun and Exotic, but Please Don't Ever Adopt One

chimpanzee as a pet

August 25, 2015

Many decide to keep this endangered animal as a pet... at least until they decide he's too much to handle. But they don't realize the long-term costs to his social skills and behavior, even when back among others of his own species.

Fish Make Angry Noises When They Feel Threatened

Fish Make Angry Noises When They Feel Threatened

August 25, 2015

Fish are thought of as quiet and even silent, but many species make an impressive array of sounds - from grunts to whistles - in response to various stimuli. The French grunt makes one very particular noise when it feels threatened...

Cat Videos, Captured in the Wild

Cat Videos, Captured in the Wild

August 25, 2015

Some of the world's most elusive and endangered cats are captured on "camera traps."