When male barred-chin blenny fish are unimpressed by their latest batch of offspring, they often eat them so they can start a new family as soon as possible.
Machine learning reveals how migratory birds trying to find mates are being left lonely by climate change.
Popularly regarded as brainless kamikazes lacking all road sense, pukeko are confounding scientists with their complex, flexible social lives. And, while other native birds struggle to survive environmental changes, pukeko seem to take everything in their stride.
Songbirds sing intricate songs for mate attraction and territorial defense, which they learn early in life. How do young birds learn how to sing? What controls this complex behavior?
Aggressive displays are an important part of defence of territories. But most of the time the aggression doesn't result in injuries or death. If natural selection produces individuals that behave selfishly, how could aggression without injuries evolve? This article explains how the Hawk-Dove game and other models predict the evolution of aggressive displays.
Wolves’ howls are eerie, beautiful and wild. But what are they actually saying to each other?
One species of pseudoscorpion has learned to work together to bring down prey larger than themselves – and when they make a kill they make sure the food is shared equitably.