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No bull: Scientists potty train cows to use 'MooLoo'

Sep. 13, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as toddlers. Maybe easier. It's no bull. Scientists put the task to the test and 11 out of 16 cows learned to use the “MooLoo” when they had to go. Just like some parents, the researchers used a sweet...

Mystic Aquarium requests to resume research; whale improving

Aug. 31, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

Officials at Mystic Aquarium are asking that they be allowed to resume research on four beluga whales, which was halted following the death of the fifth whale imported this spring from Canada. The request is part of a three-page report made public Monday by the...

Second beluga in failing health after move to Connecticut

Aug. 25, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

Mystic Aquarium says that a second of the five beluga whales it imported in May from a marine park in Canada is in failing health. Tuesday night's revelation comes three weeks after a male beluga, who was also part of the group that arrived from Marineland in Niagara...