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Primates this week

Why Biologists Care About A Macaque And Deer Caught On Camera In Rare Interspecies Mating Act - "An unexpected pair has been caught in flagrante delicto and scientists got it all on tape. Primate researcher Marie Pelé and colleagues published a surprising note in the journal Primates this week—the second documented case of distantly related species attempting to mate with each other."
posted by kliuless on Jan 12, 2017 - 53 comments

Kumbali and Kago's First Snow

Cheetah and dog play in the snow. SLYT, 1:43. [more inside]
posted by asperity on Jan 30, 2016 - 16 comments

Horses nuzzling cats

Horse delicately nuzzling a cat | more nuzzling |mini horse nuzzling | paw nuzzling | nibbly nuzzler [music ] | possessive, wet nuzzle.
posted by nickyskye on Apr 8, 2014 - 23 comments

interspecies friendships

A girl and her dog play a board game together | a man and the goose who loves him | a girl and her lamb named Bee | a sheep and dog play tag |rabbit and cat (the aww at :58) | Snaggle Puss and baby bunny | duckling feeds carp. [more inside]
posted by nickyskye on Apr 2, 2011 - 35 comments

Neanderthal-Human Babies

Any admixture would have to be driven by male Neanderthals. Two years ago we discussed morphological evidence of nontrivial interbreeding. Since then Neanderthal DNA has been examined for genetic support for this model of human evolution, largely contradicting the belief in Neanderthal contribution to modern humanity. Indeed any contribution from the Neanderthal gene pool to the evolution of modern humans might be very rare and indeed it appears that the best candidate gene thus (MC1R) far likely was a result of convergent evolution. [more inside]
posted by wantwit on Mar 20, 2008 - 19 comments

Sunday snuggles

Interspecies snorgling. Cat and squirrel.
posted by nickyskye on Apr 1, 2007 - 55 comments

Like Walt Kelly's Cowbirds in Pogo, they want "to share, to share what others have."

Hey, dis here nest you got iz real nize. I sees you already gotcha a pretty leetle egg hera. Be a real pity if somethin' bad happened to dis nest, capisce? By da way, you don' mind takin' care my leetle egg, too, do ya? Do ya?
posted by orthogonality on Mar 18, 2007 - 42 comments

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