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Silencers make guns quieter, but did you know they also make them safer and more accurate?

June 3, 2019

Silencers do not completely remove the sound of the gun – these simple passive devices do not work…
How did ancestors of our dogs hunt for food?

January 14, 2019

Dogs were the first species that humans domesticated. We needed dogs for hunting and protecting our families and…
Caribou population decline not caused by over-harvesting by Indigenous groups

March 6, 2018

There are several reasons barren-ground caribou populations in Canada have declined more than 70 per cent over the…
Cheetahs’ inner ear is one-of-a-kind, vital to high-speed hunting

February 20, 2018

The world’s fastest land animal, the cheetah, is a successful hunter not only because it is quick, but…
Neanderthals’ Lack of Drawing Ability May Relate to Hunting Techniques

February 12, 2018

Neanderthals had large brains and made complex tools but never demonstrated the ability to draw recognizable images, unlike…
On the hunt: describing group predation across the animal kingdom

August 23, 2017

Animals as different as lions, piranha, killer whales and ants have something in common: they have all evolved…
Keys to hunting behavior tucked deep into vertebrate brain

January 13, 2017

The origin of hunting behavior may come from two sets of neurons tucked deep in the forebrain of most vertebrates, a new…
UGA researchers calculating northern bobwhite population, survival rates

December 13, 2016

University of Georgia researchers have been tasked with figuring out how many northern bobwhites are out there-and whether…
Study finds less fragmentation in muzzleloading and black powder cartridge rifles

December 9, 2016

A new study found that traditional bullets for muzzleloading rifles and black powder rifle cartridges fragment less upon…
Bushmeat hunting threatens mammal populations and ecosystems, poses food security threat

October 20, 2016

The ongoing decline of more than 300 species of animals is having significant environmental impacts and posing a…
Study finds global legalization trial escalates elephant poaching

June 14, 2016

Two researchers who examined elephant poaching data and the ivory trade say policymakers who consider legalizing some illicit…
Over-hunting in Amazon threatens global carbon budget

January 26, 2016

The vast forests of the Amazon store enormous amounts of carbon that help moderate the Earth’s temperature, but…
The measure of a ram

January 22, 2016

It’s not just the size of your horns, but having the experience to know how to use them.…
Humans began altering natural world 6,000 years ago

December 17, 2015

Scientists have found an abrupt change about 6,000 years ago in how terrestrial plant and animal species coexisted,…
Shift in weaning age supports hunting-induced extinction of Siberian woolly mammoths

October 17, 2015

Chemical clues about weaning age embedded in the tusks of juvenile Siberian woolly mammoths suggest that hunting, rather…
Modern Hunting Gadgets: Emergency Tech to Take on a Hunt

May 27, 2015

Hunting has an ancient history spanning all the way back to the earliest civilizations. The Babylonians, Assyrians, Egyptians,…
Tolerance of wolves in Wisconsin continues to decline

May 25, 2015

Wolf. The very word can conjure an image of a venerable pack of canines passing quietly through moonlit…
Female chimps more likely to use tools when hunting

April 16, 2015

It was a discovery that changed what researchers knew about the hunting techniques of chimpanzees. In 2007, Jill…
Prehistoric Stone Tools Bear 500,000-Year-Old Animal Residue

March 20, 2015

TAU discovers first direct evidence early flint tools were used to butcher animal carcasses Some 2.5 million years…
Glad to Be Home

March 19, 2015

Anthropologists study the hormonal basis of affiliation and competition among hunters in the Bolivian Amazon Absence, it seems,…
Hunters can help more in managing pests: study

June 3, 2014

Recreational hunters are under-utilised as a resource for wildlife management, according to a study from The University of…
Indonesian clerics issue fatwa to protect wildlife

March 6, 2014

Indonesian policemen show off the remains of preserved Sumatran tigers (L and R) and other animals after seizing…
US envoy asked to visit Taiji to see ‘humane’ dolphin hunt

January 21, 2014

US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, shown in Tokyo on November 27, 2013, has tweeted her concern at…
Researchers in Spain to attempt to clone extinct mountain goat

November 26, 2013

Plate 22 (Spanish Tur) from the book ‘Wild oxen, sheep & goats of all lands, living and extinct’…
Whaling in the Antarctic: the case concludes

July 17, 2013

Australia and Japan’s case on whaling in the Antarctic, heard in the International Court of Justice, wound up on…
Whales in court: Australia v Japan in The Hague

June 27, 2013

Proceedings have just begun in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where Australia is contesting the…
Big game hunting in Spain has increased in the last 30 years

June 19, 2013

Game meat has always been considered a scarce natural resource. For this reason, a team of researchers at…
How to hunt a species to extinction

June 3, 2013

Exploitation is one of the major causes of extinction. More than 120 species have become extinct at least in part…
Hunting for meat impacts on rainforest

March 26, 2013

Hunting for meat in the African rainforests has halved the number of primates. However, the hunting also has…
TrackingPoint bolt-action rifles are game-changers, not a game

February 1, 2013

If you were born before 1985 there’s a good chance you watched Looney Tunes on a Saturday morning…
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