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Animals get blankets in Orissa zoo to beat the cold

January 5th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) Like humans, animals are snuggling up in blankets provided to them by authorities to beat the cold at the Nandankanan zoo in Orissa, an official said Tuesday. "Blankets have ... Read more...

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Squirrel monkeys among hundreds of rare animals rescued in Peru

November 19th, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 19 (EFE) The Peruvian Police have rescued hundreds of rare animals, including squirrel monkeys, yellow-foot tortoises, iguanas and diminutive brotogeris parakeet that were being sold illegally in downtown Lima. The sellers ... Read more...

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Gene therapy raises hope for the colour blind

September 17th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Researchers in the US have made a breakthrough discovery which could bring a cure for colour blindness and other diseases that can lead to a total loss of ... Read more...

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Key feature of immune system survived in humans for 60 million years

August 19th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): A new study has concluded that one key part of the immune system survived in the humans and other primates for almost 60 million years.Researchers at the Oregon ... Read more...

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Like humans, monkeys too may form traditions and cultures

May 21st, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
London, May 21 (ANI): Just like humans, monkeys may form traditions and cultures, says a new research.In order to prove the finding, Scottish scientists are using a pioneering new research facility.On ... Read more...

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Orissa zoo takes measures to beat the heat

April 15th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Orissa's Nandankanan Zoo has taken several measures like providing cold water and even a special summer menu to its captive animals to protect them from the heat wave ... Read more...

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