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Fish suffer stage fright?

Archerfish, famed for their ability to hunt prey by shooting them down with jets of water, seem to suffer social inhibition, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.

dateJun 15, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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Ancient skull shows early 'baleen whale' had teeth

Today's baleen whales (Mysticetes) support their massive bodies by filtering huge volumes of small prey from seawater using comb-like baleen in their mouths much like a sieve. But new evidence reported in the journal Current ...

dateMay 10, 2018 in Evolution
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Leopard meals—females go for diversity

Leopards, top predators of the African savannah, are known to feed on a variety of prey species. These include smaller and medium-sized mammals such as impala, gemsbok, kudus and warthogs, but they also target relatively ...

dateMay 09, 2018 in Ecology
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