The Water Bowl: Loneliest Whale in the World Sings Alone; Plus, Tattooed Pigs!
Who is the loneliest whale in the world? It sings at a higher pitch than other whales, subsequently chasing mates away, and doesn't follow other whales' migration routes. –GOOD
Belgian artist Wim Delvoye has been working with pigs at Art Farm China in Beijing – by tattoing them. The installation has elicited complaint from animal activists. –Mail Online
Chickens are no longer the trendiest backyard animal to raise. Urbanites are now raising dairy goats, but finding that goats can sometimes cause problems with neighbors. –New York Times
The Industrial Revolution turned pigeons gray, and it seems global warming is turning owls brown. A new study shows that tawny owls will disappear as winters become milder and owl plumage becomes brown. –BBC News
Semi-Homemade's Sandra Lee spoke to Vogue and was photographed in her New York home with her new cockatoo, Phoenix, in her hand. –Vogue.com