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People often use the terms "bison" and "buffalo" interchangeably when referring to large, wooly animals in the Bovidae family. If you drive by one of the two in a national park you may even be inclined to say, "Buffalo, bison — they're basically the same, right?"
By Sascha Bos
The name dik-dik comes from the repetitive 'dik' sound the tiny female dik-dik makes when she feels threatened.
Reindeer are, of course, best known for their main gig om Christmas Eve every year, but there's more to them than just their flying and sleigh pulling prowess.
Clearing land with goats rather than machinery is eco-friendly, effective and adorable.
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In research that showed intentional expressions of desire, horses have been added to the short list of animals that can use symbols to communicate with humans.
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For some horses and ponies, Diet Coke can be a literal lifesaver.
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Groups of European bison make movement and grazing decisions by popular vote, choosing to follow or ignore potential leaders' suggestions.