Posts Tagged ‘zoo’

Feeding White Bread to Wild Birds is Killing Them

Birds with angel wing are stripped of their ability to fly and therefore their main method of defense. Since the affected birds are unable to escape predators, they are often maimed or killed by them. For many, feeding birds at ponds and parks is a cherished childhood memory; one they lovingly recreate for their children…

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Study Shows Animals Laugh When you Tickle Them

Thought it was just humans that are ticklish? Think again – scientists are studying how animals respond to being tickled in a bid to shed light on how laughter evolved. Tickling a gorilla is not for the faint-hearted. But keeper Phil Ridges is not worried at getting into the enclosure with Emmie at Port Lympne…

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