A team of international researchers have shown that chest beats reliably indicate the body size of the chest beater. Body size indicates competitive ability in gorillas. Therefore this information is likely to be crucial for rival males, as well as females in influencing mate choice.
According to new research, female monkeys use males as ‘hired guns’ for defense against predators. More specifically, the research team … More
New research confirms dogs can–and do–express jealousy when their human family member interacts with rival dogs.
Cone snails aren’t glamorous. They don’t have svelte waistlines or jaw-dropping good looks. Yet, some of these worm-hunting gastropods are … More
For mice and many other animals, certain behaviors such as mating and fighting are innately programmed, meaning that the animals … More
New scientific research reveals that more than 90 percent of baby white sharks were positioned within 20 kilometers of Long Island’s southern shoreline, which further confirms the importance of this region to baby white sharks.
Unique video from within beehives provides never before seen by humans special insight into honey bee behaviors…
A new study investigated how well sheep and goats were able to navigate around obstacles to reach food.
For reasons researchers don’t yet understand, green sea turtles, sharks, penguins, and marine mammals all do something rather unusual: swim in circles.
A recent study of 19th-century whalers’ logbooks shows that sperm whales rapidly learned new ways to avoid their predators’ harpoons.
The results of a new study have shown that dogs synchronize their behavior with the children in their family.
Researchers have discovered that wasps provide crucial support to their extended families by babysitting at neighboring nests.