What is ichthyology?

27-05-2020
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Ichthyology studies the world of fish, their biology, their classification and their distribution. Ichthyology is a branch of biology that studies fish . Fish are a very large and diverse group of animals. The role of ichthyology is to classify them, to study their morphology and physiology and to determine their relationships with the environment. What is the purpose […]

Do rats have empathy for their peers?

23-05-2020
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Once again, science has shown that empathy is not exclusive to humans. As with many feelings, emotions and human qualities, empathy seems to us exclusive to our species. Despite this, researchers and observers have long demonstrated that it was undoubtedly otherwise. A good example is that of rats which show empathy and avoid hurting their fellow humans. Laboratory […]

Curiosities about insectivorous micromammals

21-05-2020
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Insectivorous micromammals are these small mammals that are also insect predators. Even if these are not enough for them to feed, they constitute the bulk of their diet. Insectivorous micromammals are not strictly insect eaters:  they can also ingest worms, fish or plants. Many depend on insects which are a basic part of their diet. Others, on the other […]

Veterinary immunology: preventing and treating diseases

21-05-2020
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Veterinary immunology is an area that influences medical practice in viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases. It also applies to zoonoses, which are animal pathologies transmissible to humans. When we hear about veterinary immunology, the allergies that affect our animals come to mind. We also associate this term with diseases such as inflammation in arthritis. However,  this area of ​​study […]

The squid’s superpower: changing its genetic code

21-05-2020
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New scientific study reveals that squid neurons have the ability to edit molecules that transmit the genetic code outside the cell nucleus. Cephalopods belong to the mollusc race which includes 700 species including octopus, squid, cuttlefish and nautilus. They are extraordinary animals  capable of amazing strategies. For example, they can go unnoticed by changing colors. They can also expel […]

Vestibular syndrome in rabbits

20-05-2020
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Rabbits, like any other pet, have their own illnesses. In this article, we are talking about vestibular syndrome. Rabbits are adorable, soft, fluffy hairballs. More and more households want to have this pet to cuddle. However, it should not be forgotten that these are living beings, and that they can therefore develop diseases which must be treated properly . Among these […]

Do all species have the same utility for the conservation of biodiversity?

17-05-2020
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The use of species to conserve biodiversity is subject to some perversion. In this article, we offer a brief approach to the subject. The use of species to conserve biodiversity has been implemented for years. However, its effectiveness is questioned by experts. Why ? Are not all species equally useful for this purpose? Species for biodiversity conservation: what differences? […]

I want a cat, but how do I choose my cat?

15-05-2020
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Character and affinity are two key elements when choosing a mate. There is also the question of adoption or purebred animal, and its age Having a pet is a wonderful experience. And we know that cats are very good companions . Their diversity, their character and their jokes will constantly brighten up our days. Despite this we always ask ourselves a […]

4 types of domestic turtles

14-05-2020
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There are two kinds of turtles, those that live in freshwater and those that live on dry land. Even if they are wild animals, they can also become pets. Although some countries prohibit keeping chelonians as pets, many people choose to adopt different types of domestic turtles instead of a dog or cat. In this article, we will […]

Does the Barbary sheep invade Spain?

08-05-2020
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Do you want to know if the Barbary sheep is an invasive species in Spain? We give you the answer here! In Spain, the black sheep has been considered an invasive species for years. However, this concept is questioned. So, is it true that the Barbary sheep invades Spain? General Its scientific name is Ammotragus lervia , it belongs to […]

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