ANIMAL FACTS

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Top 5 Sustainable Fishing Practices

Do you love to fish but love the environment too? Check out these five tips for sustainable fishing!

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  • 10 Wildly Wrong Animal Stereotypes

    10 Wildly Wrong Animal Stereotypes

    The world is full of cuddly koalas, loyal dogs and friendly dolphins. Or is it? Even positive animal stereotypes can be dangerous if they lead to humans making poor judgment calls. See more »

  • 5 Animals That Look Like Monsters

    5 Animals That Look Like Monsters

    There's little we can imagine that Mother Nature hasn't already dreamed up in one of her fouler moods. Care to meet some creatures with frightful features? See more »

  • 5 Food Animals That Are Smarter Than Your Pet

    5 Food Animals That Are Smarter Than Your Pet

    Meet the pig: It can employ evasive maneuvers and play video games with joysticks, among other porcine talents. Kind of a whole different take on bacon, isn't it? See more »

  • All About the Audubon Society Fund

    All About the Audubon Society Fund

    The Audubon Society promotes legislation that protects wildlife, birds and the ecosystems that support them. Learn about the society's past and present. See more »

  • Are dogs colorblind?

    Are dogs colorblind?

    Your dog sees the world in color, not in black and white. Though dogs are often described as colorblind, they see much more than you'd expect. See more »

  • Are there really elephant graveyards?

    Are there really elephant graveyards?

    The elephant graveyard lends an air of romance and mystery to the mighty animal, but in reality, it's just a myth. See more »

  • Are zoos good or bad for animals?

    Are zoos good or bad for animals?

    As you visit each amazing exhibit at your local zoo, do you ever feel a twinge of guilt or remorse when watching these enclosed creatures? Are zoos helping or hurting animals? See more »

  • Can animals count?

    Can animals count?

    Pet owners love to brag about their furry friends, but have you ever wondered whether your dog or cat can count? You may be surprised to learn about the mathematical prowess of some common animals. See more »

  • Can animals predict death?

    Can animals predict death?

    Officials at a nursing home in Rhode Island claim a cat named Oscar knows when patients are going to die. Can a cat predict death? What about animals that allegedly predict earthquakes or natural disasters? Learn whether your pet has a "sixth sense." See more »

  • Can animals understand human language?

    Can animals understand human language?

    Many humans are sure their pets understand a variety of commands – but what do the experts have to say? Read on to find out exactly how much animals grasp the English language. See more »

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