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Igor Purlantov


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Strange Love: 10 Animals with Truly Weird Courtship Rituals
On Valentine's Day, lovers who are eager to woo their partners show their affection with traditional gifts of red roses, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, or with romantic dinners at fancy restaurants. There's usually some effort involved, but pulling off a...

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Adorable Animals Pick Super Bowl Winners
Who is going to win Super Bowl 51? That's the question on everyone's mind as the big game approaches.   You could weigh each team's strengths and weaknesses, but why do that when you can rely on animal instinct. Literally.

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Which Animals Use Tools?
Flash back to 1960. At that point in time the best definition of a human was a being with the ability to make tools. Man the tool-maker was considered to be different from animals in this regard. Dr. Jane Goodall was observing chimpanzees at Gombe National ...

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US Elections 2016: Animals Choose Trump Over Clinton
From various polls and different models and predictive simulations, the 2016 U.S. election has been one of the most important highlights awaited for not just by the Americans but the whole world. We've seen enough of the surveys telling who might win,but no...

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TripAdvisor Stops Selling Tickets To Animal-Abusive Attractions
TripAdvisor, a leading travel website, says it will no longer sell tickets to attractions where tourists come into contact with wild animals or endangered species. The policy change includes, but is not limited to, elephant rides, "swim with" activities inv...

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Americans Love Animals More Than They Used To
There are 48 days until the presidential election, and it often feels as if we Americans are at each other’s throats. Sometimes it seems as though all we can agree on — or agree to click “like” on — are dog and cat videos, right?  Actually, that’s not so fa...

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Watch Shelter Animals Get New Beds
Stop what you're doing because we've found it — the most "aw" inducing animal video ever. The   RSPCA  animal shelter in Victoria, Australia, recently put out a call to animal lovers to donate their old pet's beds to the charity. The hand-me-down beds were ...

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Biggest Animals in Ocean More Likely to Go Extinct
What happens when you remove all the biggest animals from the ocean? Stick around for the next few thousand years and you might find out. A new study finds that in our modern era, large marine animals are significantly more likely to go extinct than small o...

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Smart Animals: Ground Squirrel Use the Sun for Navigation
A new study revealed that ground squirrels temporarily rely of the position of the sun to roughly serve as a navigational aide to find the storage place of their foods.  The study, published in the journal  Scientific Reports , showed that ground squirrels ...

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Pioneering 'Diaries' Reveal The Secret Lives of Animals
How do you tell if an elephant is having a good day? Or spy on the nocturnal squid-catching skills of the albatross? T his week   at the British Science Festival , Prof Rory Wilson of Swansea University has been divulging the secrets of the animal kingdom, ...
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