Strange, but true: the Polynesians, Europeans and Chinese all love black pigs. But why? And could humans’ unusual interest in the dark-skinned breed of pigs play a part in their proliferation?
In recent years, Florida wildlife officials have been concerned the growing population of rhesus macaques living in Silver Springs State Park. They feared the nonnative animals were taking a toll on the region's ecosystem and had the potential to transmit diseases. But a new study by San Diego State University biologists proves otherwise.