Turtle scavenging critical to freshwater ecosystem health

Freshwater turtles may have a role in regulating water quality in river systems by scavenging fish carcasses, suggests a study of Emydura macquarii, a vulnerable freshwater turtle species found in Australia. The findings ...

Older beetle parents 'less flexible'

Older parents are less flexible when it comes to raising their offspring, according to a new study of beetles.

Researchers study elephants' unique interactions with their dead

Stories of unique and sentient interactions between elephants and their dead are a familiar part of the species' lore, but a comprehensive study of these interactions has been lacking—until now. A recent review of documented ...

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