Huge Study of Over 1,400 Species Could Change Our Understanding of Intelligence

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https://www.sciencealert.com/study-of-1400-mammal-brains-suggests-a-rethink-on-studying-evolution-of-intelligence (Shaun Wang/EyeEm/Getty Images)NATURE MIKE MCRAE30 APRIL 2021 When considering matters of intelligence among animals, it’s not irrational to assume size matters. Bigger bodies allow for bigger brains, after all, and bigger brains provide the potential real estate for developing better problem-solving skills.https://4931270e8c88158002dfa667200c1c5c.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html Yet neurons don’t…

S.Africa to ban breeding lions in captivity for hunting

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S.Africa to ban breeding lions in captivity for hunting (msn.com) AFP??2 hrs ago ‘Tragic’: Durango, Colorado, woman killed in apparent bear attack after taking…Bison roaming a bridge over the Mississippi River? ‘Crazy’ idea for national park… South Africa on Sunday revealed plans to ban the breeding…

Giving Voice

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The following letter from one of our followers, Rick Bowman, appears in The Roanoke Times today. I would encourage readers to leave comments on the paper’s website. Thank you, Rick. “The Kentucky Derby is upon us. This is the day when the racing industry will attempt to put a happy…

Video of NRA executive Wayne LaPierre hunting elephants sparks outrage

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https://abcnews.go.com/US/video-nra-executive-wayne-lapierre-hunting-elephants-sparks/story?id=77366693 The African savanna elephant was designated as endangered last month.ByJulia JacoboApril 28, 2021, 2:02 PM•?7 min read 3:04 On Location: April 30, 2021Catch up on the developing stories making headlines. A video that shows the National Rifle Association’s embattled executive hunting elephants has sparked outrage…