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Mar

2012

BROWN BEAR TOOL KIT: A ROCK FOR SCRATCHING

March 5, 2012 - On July 2010, a brown bear had an itch. To scratch it, he picked up a barnacle-covered rock and rubbed it over his muzzle.
March 5, 2012 - On July 2010, a brown bear had an itch. To scratch it, he picked up a barnacle-covered rock and rubbed it over his muzzle.
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Fri

09

Mar

2012

COCONUT-CARRYING OCTOPUS STUNS RESEARCHERS

Dec. 15, 2009 -- In this photo taken near Indonesia, a veined octopus was seen collecting coconut shells for shelter.

 

Australian scientists were stunned by this unusually sophisticated behavior and believe it is the first evidence of an invertebrate using tools.

 

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