News tagged with animal kingdom

Video: The search for human pheromones

Molecules known as pheromones are a potent form of chemical communication in the animal kingdom, able to convey a creature's gender, fertility and more with scent alone. Scientists have sought to determine if humans' body ...

dateFeb 10, 2017 in Other
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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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