Escaped Cloned Female Mutant Crayfish Take Over Belgian Cemetery

from nzherald Escaped self-cloning mutant crayfish created in experimental breeding programmes have invaded a Belgian cemetery. Hundreds of the duplicating crustaceans, which can dig down to up to a metre and are always female, pose a deadly threat to local biodiversity after colonising a historic Antwerp graveyard. “It’s impossible to round up all of them. […]

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Birds Share Food With Less Fortunate Conspecifics

by Jorg Massen / Utrecht University Not only people show sympathy, also birds seem to care about the fate of conspecifics. They notice how much food the others already have and then share theirs with individuals that were not given any. “They seem to take the each other’s perspective into account in their decision and […]

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Malaysian Man ‘Finds’ Monkey Selfies On Lost Phone

from BBC A Malaysian man says he found monkey selfies and videos on his missing phone a day after retrieving it in the jungle behind his house. The content – including footage of a monkey that appears to be trying to eat the phone – has been widely shared on social media since Zackrydz Rodzi […]

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Goat Climbs Into Deputy’s Car, Chews Papers in Georgia

from fox news Goat caught on camera eating deputy’s paperwork DOUGLAS, Ga. – A goat with no respect for authority climbed into a deputy’s car, chewed on her paperwork, and knocked her to the ground in north-central Georgia on September 1, bodycam footage shows. According to the Douglas County Sheriff Department, the deputy was serving […]

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