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March 14, 2017 - Issue 1553


Aggressive Behavior Often Gives These Subtle Warning Signals

cat hissing

March 14, 2017

If you see one or more of these five behaviors, consider it a tip-off of aggressive behaviors such as hissing, swatting, growling and/or biting. Here's what to do when you first see it - plus what you should absolutely avoid doing. Bonus tips for curbing aggression toward strangers.

What Makes Frog Tongues So Sticky?

sticky frog tongue

March 14, 2017

Saliva that changes from sticky to watery and a tongue that’s 10 times softer than yours are just some of the secrets that make frogs’ tongues so sticky. New research reveals the remarkable collection of factors that, together, make frog tongues more adhesive and faster at catching prey than any man-made mechanism on Earth.

Piglet on the Loose!

Piglet on the Loose!

March 14, 2017

How is it possible that a two-second pet video could be so funny and adorable?