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Why we shouldn’t close zoos and aquariums

… still is responsible for immoral activity with their animals. I’ve never visited SeaWorld, so making a judgment on either side almost seems unfair. However, watching this film inspired me to research the morality of animals in captivity. As someone who has been inspired by zoos and aquariums since they were very young and developed a love for animals and wildlife because of them, I was surprised in my research to find that some believe that these institutions are better off closed. First of …

Remains Of Mysterious, Furry Dolphin-Like Creature Found On Russian Beach Baffle Scientists : T-Lounge : Tech Times

By Jan Dizon, Tech Times | July 2, 2015 We just love finding out about new species of creatures roaming around this Earth, but one latest animal carcass found beached on the shores of Russia has gotten many baffled and has raised social media traffic with photos being shared and speculations brewing from all over the globe. The Russian shore of Shakhtersk on the Sakhalin Island near the airport has seen a lot of action this weekend when a mysterious sea animal washed ashore and no one is quite …

Frisky Casanovas may save stitchbirds from extinction

… territories or couple up with females but this doesn’t stop them from coercing already attached females into mating. They tend to be young males who roam around looking for love. While they have much lower breeding success rates compared with their cuckold counterparts, it is their ability to get females frisky that researchers say makes a real difference. It’s been shown to have a small yet significant impact on population size, as well as influencing sex ratio – factors that …

All Animals Have Rights: A Researcher’s Perspective | WIRED

By John M. Marzluff | June 5, 2015 FORGIVE ME FATHER, for I have sinned. It has been 35 years since I became a practicing research scientist and I have captured thousands of wild birds, outfitting many of them with gaudy bracelets or burdensome backpacks. I’ve made public their private lives. Some, I have temporarily confined in cages and subjected to brain scans designed to reveal otherwise unknowable thoughts. I often ask myself if I have violated these sentient beings’ rights? I love and …