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Anne Quain

Anne Quain

Lecturer, University of Sydney
Anne Quain works in companion animal practice as well as teaching in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science. She is a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Animal Welfare Chapter, and a Diplomat of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behaviour Medicine in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law.

Can animals sense when an earthquake is about to happen?

Sep 24, 2021 01:16 am UTC| Science

Within minutes of Melbourne being rattled by yesterdays earthquake, my Victorian friends reported changes in the behaviour of their animals. One friend wrote on social media that her dog Harvey stood in the hallway...

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Economy

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Politics

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Science

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