There is only one thing more complicated than the mind, and that is the heart. Scientists have isolated the regions of the human brain that are resposible for our emotions but find stunning differences in the same regions of the killer whales brain - and a structure in that region that we don't even have. Does that mean that Orcas have a higher emotional state than humans?
The magnificent male African lion is a symbol of strength, an icon of male chuavanism and a wonder to behold, but far from the glorious misconceptions of lore which have male lions lounging while the females do all the work, life is actually a very rocky road for the king of beasts because in the jungle, good hair can only get you so far
Animals in the News
How Intelligent are Elephants?
When examining the neocortex of elephants scientists discover that it is highly complex, and when analyzing the volume of the cerebral cortex which indicates a brains ability for cognitive thought, it is actually Asian elephants - not chimps or whales- that have the greatest capacity.
Our Amazing Domestic Partner
The incredible dromedary camel has been domesticated for over 5000 years - longer than the horse!- and has been one of human-kinds most important partners through the millenniums. ..