Male poison frogs become cannibals after taking over territories

Systematic 'infanticide' of unrelated young occurs in several animal species. For carnivores and primates, infanticidal actions are mainly sexually motivated. A study in Scientific Reports by researchers of Vetmeduni Vienna ...

Female frogs identify own offspring using inner GPS

The ability to recognize own offspring and provide preferential care is difficult for the poison frog Allobates femoralis. According to a study conducted by Vetmeduni Vienna, male and female frogs have different strategies ...

Timing clutch for greater sage-grouse

(Phys.org) —It's an oft-repeated phrase that the early bird gets the worm. And, according to a collaborative study between the University of Maine and University of Nevada, Reno, it's also true that a greater sage-grouse ...

Four dinosaur eggs identified in Coll de Nargo

The journal Cretaceous Research is publishing an article which recognizes four different dinosaur eggs (oospecies) in the Coll de Nargó area (Lleida Province, south-central Pyrenees). The research proves the coexistence ...

Seven rare Komodo dragons hatch in Indonesia

Seven Komodo dragons have hatched under a breeding programme at an Indonesian zoo, an official said, a success story that raises hope for the endangered lizard.

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