What makes chimps four times stronger than humans?

WASHINGTON - Recently a pet chimp inflicted devastating injuries on a Connecticut woman - a stark reminder that chimps are much stronger than humans, as much as four-times stronger, some researchers believe.

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Meet Mr Frog, age 37

SYDNEY - Researchers have stumbled upon a 37-year-old frog in New Zealand, making it one of the longest living frogs known to science.

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Monkeys are poll issue in Himachal

SHIMLA - The incarnation of god Hanuman for some, but crop destroyers and a big nuisance for farmers, monkeys are turning out to be a major election issue in Himachal Pradesh this time.

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Claudia Schiffer collects animals

LONDON - Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has collected countryside animals and exotic pets as a fulfilment of her childhood dream to live on a farm.

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America’s pets becoming victims of economic crisis

WASHINGTON - The US economic crisis is affecting not only Americans but is having an increasingly bitter effect on their pets as well.

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‘Fishy’ diet helps birds stay super fit

fishy-dietWASHINGTON - Feeding on diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids helps birds increase their aerobic capacity, say researchers.

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Dog forced Argentine federal court to stop work

Dog paralyses Argentine court by eating legal brief
A dog belonging to a court employee picked the wrong thing to have for lunch when it ate an important document in a major tax fraud case, thus paralysing a federal court in Buenos Aires for a day, a media report said.

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Dogs are nearer to human than chimpanzees: scientists declared

Dogs better models than chimps for understanding human social behavior

WASHINGTON - In a new research, scientists have determined that though chimpanzees share many of our genes, dogs are a better model for understanding human social behavior, as they have lived with us for a long period.

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Suspected virus kills a score of Peacock in Indore

NAVDA PANDHA - Around twenty peacocks have died at a village near Mhow in Indore following outbreak of suspected virus.

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Golden retriever gives birth to 16 pups in West Bengal

They are all caesarean pups. It is one of the rarest cases in veterinary history that a female dog gave birth to so many pups at a stretch… in fact, as far as my research goes, Jenny is the first dog to give birth to the largest litter in India in the last 40 years,’ Nikhil Krishna Basu, who handled Jenny’s delivery, told IANS.

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