These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated August 16, 2011 03:50 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Four vehicles carrying more than 1,000 dogs from Thailand to Vietnam were intercepted by Thai police before the dogs could make it across the border to be trafficked as food. Many of the dogs were household pets. –New York Daily News

The Serengeti National Park, location of the world’s largest annual animal migration, will soon be getting a major road, but the Tanzanian government says the road will be wildlife-friendly, allowing for animals to pass over it without becoming road kill. –Fast Company

Remote forests around the world have become a little more exposed with the help of a global camera trap mammal study that collected data on mammals in seven different forest locations using hidden motion-sensor cameras. The results of the study confirm that habitat destruction is “killing out planet’s mammal diversity.” –

While humans and chimpanzees both begin their lives with undeveloped forebrains, the prefrontal cortex increases much faster in humans than it does in chimps. That region helps with decision-making, self-awareness and creative thinking. –New York Times