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  • Squirrels inspire new stroke treatments

    Hibernating ground squirrels have provided clues to new treatments for brain damage caused by stroke. While the animals' brains experience dramatically reduced blood flow during hibernation, just like human patients after a certain type of stroke

    Nov 19, 2017, 16:00 IST

  • Squirrels remember problem solving techniques for long

    The humble squirrels can remember problem-solving techniques for long periods and can apply them to new situations, new research has found

    Jul 14, 2017, 19:13 IST

  • Squirrels double in Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary

    Forest officials said census count at Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary reveals that the number of squirrel nests have gone up to 22,003

    May 26, 2017, 20:10 IST

  • Fake report of woman training squirrels to attack ex lover goes viral

    A rather hilarious story of jilted 45-year-old woman Janice Smith training squirrels to attack ex lover, 51-year-old James Robinson, went viral but, apparently, it is fake

    Apr 12, 2017, 06:00 IST

  • In pictures: 10 adorable zoo animals that will melt your heart

    Here is a list of 10 such adorable animals that will make you run to a zoo, look out for them, and cuddle them

    Jan 13, 2017, 18:05 IST

  • Squirrel to Bhimashankar for four new nature trails

    Wildlife sanctuary and forest department introduce number of new trails to promote state animal Giant Indian Squirrel and create awareness about wildlife conservation

    Dec 24, 2016, 11:05 IST

  • Revenge? Politician who criticised squirrels is 'attacked' by one

    A politician in Chicago ended up in hospital with a skull fracture after a squirrel came in the path of his bike. The squirrel got entangled in the spokes, which led to him losing balance

    Nov 24, 2016, 08:28 IST

  • Travel: In search of the great Indian bustard

    Once top contender for national bird of India, the great Indian bustard is struggling to survive. This weekend, you have the chance to spot it in Nannaj, it's only home in Maharashtra

    Nov 26, 2015, 08:34 IST

  • All about our Indian Palm Squirrels

    Sure, most Bollywood fans must have heard that old, yet famous song, "Aye dil hai mushkil jeena yahan, zara hatke jara bachke ye hai bambai meri jaan" — loosely translating to, "It's tough to survive in this city of Mumbai, you ought to beware and be alert!

    May 24, 2015, 06:15 IST

  • Squirrel gets drunk after eating fermented pumpkins!

    Watch this funny video of the crazy critter getting inebriated after eating fermented pumpkins. Video courtesy: Facebook

    Apr 30, 2015, 08:59 IST

  • Learn the job, at the job

    Purple Squirrel Eduventures is a city-based start-up which conducts industrial visits and educational tours for students across India. They plan to create an app where students can directly sign up for such tours

    Feb 25, 2015, 08:14 IST

  • The real Jungle Book

    Conservationist Vivek Menon’s new title, Indian Mammals: A Field Guide will be a handy reference for wildlife enthusiasts -- amateur and professional -- to understand and appreciate India’s rich, diverse fauna

    Jul 09, 2014, 08:30 IST

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