Higher temperatures result in Swedish sand lizards laying their eggs earlier, which leads to better fitness and survival in their offspring, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.
Oct 07, 2015 in Ecology
Zebra finches change their call communication pattern in groups according to their reproductive status
The vocal repertoire of songbirds not only consists of complex song which is mainly uttered in the breeding season but is complemented by a large number of simpler calls. Their function however is still poorly understood. ...
Oct 07, 2015 in Plants & Animals