Animals

July 29, 2021

Fascinating Footage Shows Busy Beaver Effortlessly Chewing Through a Fallen Tree

From building dams to digging canals, beavers are known for being incredibly industrious. However, since they’re primarily nocturnal and do most of their work at night, it’s rare to catch a glimpse of them when they’re most active. However, hobbyist wildlife videographer Mike Digout (of Mike’s Videos of Beavers) has been documenting the beaver families in the rivers of his hometown of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in Canada.

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July 21, 2021

New Study Finds That Crows Are So Intelligent They Understand the Concept of Zero

Crows are incredibly smart. Researchers have already discovered that these sleek, dark birds possess primary, or sensory, consciousness—the ability possessed by humans and some primates to merge memories to think in terms of past and present. A recent paper published in The Journal of Neuroscience expands the wealth of knowledge on these clever creatures. In the study, researchers discovered that crows can comprehend the concept of zero. Zero is actually a rather recent mathematical invention.

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