New research reveals that hyenas inherit their social networks and social status from their mothers.
Ants react to social isolation in a similar way as do humans and other social mammals.
Scientists discover that girl gang social units may be important to giraffe evolution and survival.
Unique video from within beehives provides never before seen by humans special insight into honey bee behaviors…
A recent study of 19th-century whalers’ logbooks shows that sperm whales rapidly learned new ways to avoid their predators’ harpoons.
Researchers have discovered that wasps provide crucial support to their extended families by babysitting at neighboring nests.
During a study with captive vampire bats at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama, a young vampire bat pup was adopted by an unrelated female after its mother died.
Being good to your neighbors can have a positive outcome if you are a squirrel. The results of a longitudinal study of red squirrels suggest living near the same neighbors could sharply offset the effects of aging.
The results of a new study have shown that a rat just has to smell another rat that is engaged in helpful behavior to increase their own helpfulness.
Two large-scale scientific efforts have rendered in-depth DNA and historic/geographic/behavioral mapping of elephants and bees. The results of both endeavors will help conservation and protection efforts to save endangered elephants and bees.
New research has revealed that like humans, chimps concentrate on fewer friends and behave less aggressively as they age.
A new study revealed that female friendships may actually help male baboons live longer lives.