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1. Animals Help Relieve Depression
Amidst economic strife, high unemployment rates, tenuous future security, and struggles with self-esteem, it is little surprise that depression is a chronic reality for many. One of the most effective ways to help combat this condition is by taking advantage of the human-animal bond.
2. The Role of Bees in Ancient Egypt
Captured within the walls of ancient Egypt rests a demonstration of our ability to embrace a natural equilibrium between humans and animals.
3. Tiny Menace of Australia, Sydney Funnel Web Spider
Sydney, Australia, known for its opera house, infamous bridge, and pristine beaches is also home to the venomous Funnel-Web Spider. Even though this spider is located in a limited region, it is considered one of the deadliest arachnids because of its proclivity towards aggressive behavior.
4. The Real Cost of Elephant Ivory
Ever wonder if there is any real harm to the sale of ivory?
5. Moth Eyes Help Create Efficient Solar Cells
The future comfort of our families will be, in large part, thanks to the wonderful nature of moths.
6. A Haunting Tail
A random Halloween tale to make your fur stand on end.
7. Animal Abuse on the Internet
The laws continue to get tougher, as people learn how to go about correctly submitting reports of abuse.
8. The Deadly Fangs of the Redback Spider
While most species of spider are little more than a nuisance, some pack a deadly punch. This Australian beauty is one of them.
9. The Evolution of Daddy Longlegs
The discovery of a 305 million year old Harvestmen fossil, also known as a Daddy Longlegs, confirms that while they are arachnids they are not spiders.
10. Japan Pursues Whales Regardless of Court Ruling
Japan says it will hunt whales in Antarctic and pacific waters after the International Court of Justice ruling banned the country from whaling off Antarctica.
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