Conservation dilemma over saving the giant panda

Other species have almost disappeared from areas set up to protect giant pandas.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Aug. 3, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity animals wildlife-conservation endangered-species wolves pandas

Do dogs really see in just black and white?

Your faithful friend's view of the world is different than yours, but maybe not in the way you imagine.

Nancy Dreschel, Associate Teaching Professor of Small Animal Science, Pennsylvania State University • conversation
July 2, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: dogs pets animals vision fox wolf curious-kids curious-kids-us senses cats colors wolves foxes dog sensory-perception photoreceptors

Ancient pup ‘Zhokhov’ clarifies sled dog origins

DNA from a 9,500-year-old dog from the Siberian island of Zhokhov provides a new picture of sled dogs today, including huskies and malamutes.

Amanda Nybroe Rohde-Copenhagen • futurity
June 26, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: dogs genes arctic siberia wolves science-and-technology


Why this woman hates to hear about 'big bad wolf'

The leashed beasts may look like large powerful dogs, but they still have the wild heart of a wolf.

By Dhruti Shah • bbcnews
Oct. 16, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: dogs nature women walking united-states colorado wolves

Moose eat 40 pounds a day but stay picky

Moose require lots of food to keep moving, but they're surprisingly selective about the plants they eat. Here's how researchers found that out.

Liz Goodfellow-Futurity • futurity
Sept. 3, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: mammals plants ecosystems wolves science-and-technology decisions

Study reveals the wolf within your pet dog

Wolves lead and dogs follow - but both can cooperate with us, say experts studying wolves tamed from birth.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
March 14, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: dogs animals wolves

Wolf return sends mule deer to higher terrain

As gray wolves continue to make a strong comeback in Washington state, deer have had to get smart to avoid getting eaten.

Michelle Ma-Washington • futurity
March 7, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: endangered-species hunting wolves earth-and-environment predators deer

EU moves to protect large carnivores

Farmers will receive 100% compensation for any damages caused by bears, wolves and other wild carnivores.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Nov. 9, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: european-union bears wolves

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