Friday, January 22, 2016

Do Animals Exercise to Keep Fit?

Amidst hours sitting daily at a desk or in front of the TV, humans voluntarily seek out exercise to combat a sedentary lifestyle and stay fit – but are we the only creatures that do this?  Scientists don’t quite know the answer yet. In a recent study, a researcher from Roehampton University examines the idea, finding that some animals get fit in preparation for planned events.  And, to the ire of humans, they may be able to do so with little to no voluntary exercise at all.

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