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Image Gallery: Pets
View adorable images of all types of pets with this image gallery.
Can animals predict the weather?
Can Fido predict an incoming tornado? If animals can predict the weather, do we stop trusting the weatherman and start visiting the zoo to get tomorrow's forecast?
Do animals have personalities?
Well, duh. Of course animals have personalities, right? Find out how scientists are proving what pets owners have always suspected: animals -- both pets and wild animals -- possess personality.
How Animal Camouflage Works
What do tropical lizards and polar bears have in common? Camouflage - the ability to adapt their appearance to their environment. Learn how camouflage works, how it helps animals survive and what different types of camouflage look like.
How Animal Domestication Works
Domesticated animals provide us with innumerable products, hours of labor and even loving companionship. Find out why the dog was so easily domesticated and why you'll never see someone riding a zebra.
How Animal Migration Works
Caribou travel 2,000 miles over arctic tundra in order to migrate. The annual migration of monarch butterflies lasts longer than a typical monarch's lifespan. What makes these animals so determined to move?
How Bioluminescence Works
While humans try and create a variety of different types of light, some animals make their own. Find out what bioluminescence is and how these animals create light.
How do fish rise and sink in the water?
Fish have the ability to move in any direction in the water. In fact, they have the ability to rise and sink while swimming through the water. What allows a fish to rise and sink?
How Hibernation Works
Walking, breathing, thinking: All of these activities burn energy. But in the winter when food supplies are scarce, some animals conserve their energy -- by hibernating.
22 Peculiar Names for Groups of Animals
How do you refer to a group of goldfish or a gathering of butterflies? This list shows some of the strange and interesting names that are used for a particular group of animals. Learn 22 peculiar names for groups of animals only at HowStuffWorks.
7 Animals that Can Be Heard for Long Distances
You think cell phone users are loud? Some of these animals can be heard for miles. A blue whale can produce a 188 decibel sound that can be heard hundreds of miles away. See our list of 7 animals that can be heard for long distances.
Fish Mating Calls (Video)
See how scientists solved the mystery of a relentless sound coming through the walls of people living near the Florida coast. Learn more about fish mating in this video.