Washoe was a common chimpanzee and the first ever non-human to learn how to communicate with sign language, proving that chimps and humans could communicate in a common language. When her carer suffered a miscarriage, Washoe – who had lost her own babies -signed the word “cry” and asked for a hug.
Out of the nearly 3,500 Medal of Honor recipients, only one was a woman. Dr. Mary Walker was an American abolitionist, prohibitionist, prisoner of war, and surgeon.
More than 500 years ago, three children climbed up the Llullaillaco volcano on the border of Argentina and Chile and never came back down. They were the probable victims of human sacrifice.
The Truman Show Delusion is a delusion that afflicts people who are convinced that every waking moment of their life is being filmed for a secret reality show with themselves as the unwitting star.
Ken Allen was a Bornean orangutan living at the San Diego Zoo. He swiftly became the most famous animal in the history of the zoo due to the number of successful escapes from his enclosures he committed.
In a bid to prove gastritis and gastric ulcers are caused by a simple bacterium, Dr. Barry Marshall risked his life and swallowed bacteria to make himself develop stomach ulcers before treating himself with an antibiotic.
Wojtek was an orphaned bear who was adopted by the Polish Second Corps during WWII. Wojtek accompanied the soldiers into battle and was even enlisted into the 22nd Artillery Transport Company and given the rank of private.
With hundreds of thousands of creatures born in the world every day, the chances that there will be some born with a rare abnormality is inevitable. In this article, we will discuss 8 animals with rare abnormalities
Before Alan Shepherd and Neil Armstrong, there was Ham – a 37-pound chimpanzee.
There are legends across the globe; they span years, they go back centuries, they could involve animals, monsters, killers, death, and even magic. Some of these legends are documented, and none are more well-documented than La Bête du Gévaudan