A species of remarkably faithful penguins may have found the secret to monogamy—plenty of time spent very far apart.
Most songbirds learn their songs from their father or other male conspecifics. The variables that control the song learning process in a natural social environment are still largely unknown. Scientists from the Max Planck ...
With intruders lurking everywhere, the volcanic crater lakes of Nicaragua can be a dangerous place to raise a family, especially if you're a fish.
Male elephant seals compete fiercely for access to females during the breeding season, and their violent, bloody fights take a toll on both winners and losers. These battles are relatively rare, however, and a new study shows ...
A cat-eating lizard native to Africa is being targeted by Florida state wildlife officials who say the creatures, known as Nile monitors, could be dangerous to pets and people.
In a part of the world that is experiencing the most dramatic increase in temperature and climate change, two very similar species of animals are responding very differently. New research published today suggests that how ...
Despite harsh weather conditions early in the breeding season, the bald eagle population along the James River continued to push forward in 2014.
Unequal sharing of workloads in societies could leave the most industrious individuals at higher risk of poor health and prone to accelerated ageing, according to a new study of a cooperative bird in the Kalahari Desert.
Rising testosterone levels in male slow worms at breeding season may make them more susceptible to infections, say NERC-funded scientists.
Britain's only female giant panda, Tian Tian, has been artificially inseminated after failing to mate with her male partner Yang Guang, Edinburgh Zoo said Tuesday.