The Water Bowl: Baby Hedghog Rescued – from a Bag of Chips!
11/02/2012 AT 11:30 AM EDT
A baby hedgehog is free after it became trapped in a bag of chips in England. Rescuers had to cut through railings to reach the critter, who is now named Crispian. –BBC
When it comes to doing the deed, monkeys prefer to get a room, reports new findings from scientists at Utrecht University and the Biomedical Primate Research Centre in the Netherlands. "By concealing sexual behavior, females and subordinate males try to reduce harassment from group members," said a co-author of the study, which followed 27 long-tailed macaques. –Huffington Post
Talk to the elephant! An Asian elephant at the center of a University of Vienna study can speak five words in Korean. His vocabulary includes the Korean words for hello, sit down, no, lie down and good. –Discovery News
Bad hair day? A Dorset, England, salon shaved all of the fur off a German shepherd – to the surprise of his owner. The salon says the dog was matted, but the owner says she can't walk Simba in public anymore because cruel passersby make fun of him. "Our Lion King now looks like an Egyptian hairless cat," the owner says. –The Sun