News tagged with animal kingdom

How dolphins listen to their mothers

As far as a healthy parent/child relationship goes recognising each other is pretty important, despite whether the individuals are in the human or animal kingdom. Recently, UWA Oceans Institute researcher Stephanie King forayed ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Why animals court their own sex

Same-sex sexual behaviour is common in animals but puzzles evolutionary biologists since it doesn't carry the same obvious benefits as heterosexual courtship behavior that leads to mating and production of offspring. A study ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Evolution
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Saving the unloved, one crowd at a time

A newly released study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) offers hope of conservation to the world's low-profile and more unloved members of the animal kingdom. The study, which appears in the international conservation ...

dateAug 11, 2015 in Ecology
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