Fish Flatulence — How Certain Fish Communicate in School

Most animals do not pass gas for any purpose other than necessity. In the oceans, however, there is an animal that may use flatulence as a means of communication. [Read more…]

A Prehistoric Climate — Warmed by Dinosaurs Passing Gas?


Scientists think dinosaur flatulence could have had an affect on the climate. (Art credit: Linda Bucklin/

A common sight 150 million years ago, sauropod dinosaurs were some of the largest animals ever to have lived on Earth. These vegetarian dinosaurs produced a lot of methane gas — could these gaseous emissions have affected their prehistoric climate? [Read more…]