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researchers tracked the wild gorillas by following the piles of dung
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Those who must burn wood and dung are prodded to do so in more efficient stoves.
The town’s two suspension bridges, wide enough for a few people, are clogged with Indians in saris, Westerners in harem pants, honking motorbikes, dung-dropping cows and mooching monkeys.
Back in 2006, his breakout hit for the Discovery Channel, Man vs. Wild, had him charging alone through savage landscapes, famously consuming everything from maggots to elephant dung to his own pee.
Pre-human preservation A team of researchers in Australia and New Zealand, led by paleobiologist Alexander Boast, extracted DNA from 23 ancient dung samples.
Okpokwasili tells an intriguing tale about a young girl who wakes up every morning as something different — a cat, a feather, elephant dung.
The last transition may be due, in part, to the extinction of mammoths and other big grazers, Retallack explains, which supplied nutrients in their dung and kept the grasses healthy by trampling and munching on it.
Samples were also sent to biologist Sam Wasser, of the University of Washington, who extracted DNA from elephant dung all over Africa in the 1990s to map elephant genetics across the continent.
The aim was to reduce the use of polluting fuels such as wood and dried cow dung cakes that cause 1.3 million premature deaths in India every year.
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: solid waste from an animal
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