A handshake, a kiss on the cheek, a bow… We humans have many different ways of greeting each other, depending on context and culture. Animals, too, have a huge variety of greetings, some eerily similar to ours and some specific to their species. Here are the different ways in which animals say “hello” to each other.
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Despite the horrific exploitation of Blue Whales since the 1930s; hunted for their meat and blubber by Russian fleets, recent research has shown that numbers are on the rise again, reaching around a mere 97% fight back from their previous numbers (500). This said, there is still cause of concern towards the probability of ship strikes that would directly impact upon cherished numbers and therefore populations may remain unstable still.
Famous people are often associated with scandals, glamourous events and parties, but there is also another site to fame – a more uplifting one. Some people donate huge amounts for animal charities with a passion for preserving wildlife and their habitats.
Every year we lose species, every year nature as well as wildlife is suffering as a result of human behaviour and it’s even worse than we thought. A new report from London Zoological Society claims that the world’s wildlife population has halved in the past 40 years making the situation worse than previously thought.
Airports are bustling places. Filled with strapped-for-time tourists, busy businessmen and women, and hang-about hippies it’s always possible to get lost in the baggage bazaar. We’ve identified some of the common types of luggage louts who call this environment home.
According to Native American beliefs, human beings have 9 animal spirits, also called animal guides, to follow you throughout your life. Some of these come in and out of our lives, while others will stay beside you for your entire lifetime.
Frontier has been lucky enough to discover a genuine page from a sloth’s diary! One of our volunteers while working on Frontier’s Costa Rica Animal Rescue Centre project, found the excerpt while out trekking.
We all know the feeling of being the tourist, the confused person with the camera who doesn’t know about the local customs. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By following a few simple steps you could become a true traveller at one with your new destination.
Space, the final fr… Too cheesy? I think so too… Space is a fascinating place. Nebulas, black holes, pulsars, gas giants, huge expanses of nothing that isn’t actually nothing at all are a few examples, and the discoveries to be made are seemingly endless.