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July 19, 2019

 

The Paradox Of Predator And Prey

According to a study by scientists at McGill University, areas with more prey have more predators overall than areas with relatively sparse prey. However, an abundance of prey does not result in as many predators as might seem likely.

December 13, 2018

 

The Most Powerful Bite

The megalodon’s bite force was almost 41,000 pounds.

November 20, 2018

 

Superb Fairy-wrens Learn To Eavesdrop

Superb Fairy-wrens can understand the alarm calls of other bird species.

November 1, 2018

 

Dusky Dottyback Fish Go Undercover 

Meet The Dusty Dottyback. It looks cute, but its ability to change its appearance makes it a fierce aquatic predator.

August 3, 2018

 

Batesian Mimicry

Let's discuss a phenomenon known as batesian mimicry and its contribution to the development of evolutionary theory.

July 18, 2018

 

Honeybees Use Heat To Fight Wasps

If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.

May 29, 2017

 

Baaaaah! Those sheep are in a flock for a reason!

What Is The Science Behind Animals Moving In A Flock?

I find it interesting that many animals, like sheep, zebras, fish, and birds, tend to congregate and move around in flocks. What's the science behind flocking?

August 13, 2015

 

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Super Bats 

With their echolocating abilities and fast sensory-motor reactions, bats are amazingly quick on the uptake.

June 2, 2015

 

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Deciphering Seals   

Seals eavesdrop on killer whales to distinguish the harmless fish-only eaters from the seal-eating kind.

November 25, 2014

 

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Predator’s Dilemma

The predator/prey relationship is complex, as predators sometimes hunt their food source out of existence.

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