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Ground squirrels use the sun to hide food

Ground squirrels use information on the position of the sun when hiding their food and reuse this information to find their food stash again. The position of the sun serves as a reference point for the animals, which live ...

dateSep 12, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Beachhopper survival affected by microplastics

The interaction of large plastic items with marine animals is well known and documented. However, few studies have explored how microplastics – particles of less than 5mm – changes complex behaviours such as predator ...

dateSep 09, 2016 in Environment
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Careful surveillance and pet wearables

The Williams' residence in suburban Melbourne is home to three dogs and five humans. Life is often chaotic as each member of the household negotiates for space and attention. It's one of many Australian homes where animals ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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