Field study shows how sailfish use their bill to catch fish
Study shows rhesus monkeys able to add numbers together for a reward
Brain size matters when it comes to animal self-control
(Phys.org) —Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals ...
Archaeological, genetic evidence expands views of domestication
Many of our ideas about domestication derive from Charles Darwin, whose ideas in turn were strongly influenced by British animal-breeding practices during the 19th century, a period when landowners vigorously ...
Study shows exception to rule of lifespan for fliers, burrowers and tree dwellers
Fruit flies, fighter jets use similar nimble tactics when under attack (w/ Video)
When startled by predators, tiny fruit flies respond like fighter jets – employing screaming-fast banked turns to evade attacks.
Study suggests global warming causing changes to the pitch of frog calls in Puerto Rico
Study shows medium-sized mammals may be more at risk of extinction than large or small species
Study shows male bowerbirds manipulate female color perception
Goats are far more clever than previously thought
Goats learn how to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, say researchers at ...
3-D video from inside flying insects
The flight muscles moving inside flies have been filmed for the first time using a new 3D X-ray scanning technique.