It is believed by many human beings who own a pet that they are least bothered about whether they have any human friends close to them but they would always love to have a pet throughout the lifetime.
It may be a little hard for others to envisage such a scenario but this is actually the fact when it comes to having a pet.
The reason, scientists say, is found in their genes.
After preaching that humans live by animal laws of aggression and selfishness, evolutionary psychologists are finding the animal kingdom is not as brutal as they imagined.
Carl Zimmer walks into the woods to find out why these tiny beasts are skyrocketing in number – and outsmarting scientists with every bite Of all the domesticated animals, none become feral more readily, or survive better in the wild, than the hog.
Of all the larger animals, none reproduce as quickly and abundantly as the hog.While there are more than 8 million Holstein dairy cows in the United States, there is exactly one bull that has been scientifically calculated to be the very best in the land. There once was a bull, the son of Cherokee Canyon, the grandson of Make My Day—a noble pedigree.The cowboy who designed him, who chose the semen, selected the dam, prepared and inseminated the uterus, named him Revelation. No individual fish can do more than three takes in a day…It has been described as “one of the most enduring, and controversial, images of the twentieth century.” Well, no, but…Animal lovers often tend to be misanthropes or loners, and so they transfer their affection to the creature in their control.A pet like a dog, cat, bird or any other usual pet animals can completely redefine the meaning of life for the person owning a pet.It is like they both are just for each other and no one can breach the space in between.There are billions of humans on earth, and trillions upon trillions of ants - an estimated 1.6 million for every human being.With incisor-like claws that can tunnel beneath your skin in seconds, ticks are rapidly becoming the world’s scariest purveyors of deadly pathogens.On a trip to London, I mentioned to a friend there, a book editor who is a very stylish dresser, that I’d seen a green woodpecker eating ants in Hyde Park, and he made a horrible face and said, “Oh, Christ, don’t tell me you’re a twitcher.” Half a million penguins pull up to this bleak shore in Patagonia every year, after one of the most astonishing migrations in all of nature.One woman is trying to keep it that way At work with the dog whisperer Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping into our brains, causing everything from car wrecks to schizophrenia?