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“Animal Behavior”

May 3, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Labrador retrievers have a genetic mutation that causes them to be more food-obsessed than other dogs.
Apr 28, 2016 05:17 PM ET // Discovery News
An ear bone deformity has left an estimated half of the world’s farmed fish with hearing loss, which impacts their balance as well as hearing.
Apr 27, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Humans were both hunters and the hunted 500,000 years ago, suggests the gory remains of one unfortunate individual. Continue reading →
Apr 27, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A male peacock undulate its tail feathers in such a way that the 'eyes' of the feathers remain still and can mesmerize captivated females. Continue reading →
Apr 27, 2016 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Communal living and free love were all the rage in the 1960s, but scientists have discovered a species of bird that still enjoys such a life.
Apr 26, 2016 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Slime mold, a unicellular organism at the bottom of the food chain, can learn, a finding that has important implications for understanding the evolution of learning, as well as how many creatures can be 'smart' and successful without a brain.
Apr 21, 2016 10:21 AM ET // AFP
Scientists are training an endangered marsupial to avoid eating toxic toads.
Apr 20, 2016 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bull elks and sinister characters from “Lord of the Rings” both feature a multi-tonal call.
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