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“Animal Behavior”

Mar 5, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some females (including women) often live beyond their child-rearing years because their wisdom improves the survival of others.
Mar 4, 2015 04:06 AM ET
We like to imagine our pets are in agony while we're out of the house, even if it's just for half an hour. Sure, we observe their joy when we return, but, clinically speaking, what's going on in our furry friends' short-term memory?
Mar 3, 2015 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The young dinosaur likely didn't die from starvation, according to the new, likely highly accurate estimate. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 04:15 PM ET // AFP
The town of Purmerend has advised residents to arm themselves with umbrellas when out at night, in response to a mysterious spate of owl attacks.
Feb 24, 2015 07:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
he remains of seven different croc species were found in a once swampy, food-filled site.
Feb 19, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A new study finds that collar covers cut in half the number of birds, reptiles and amphibians killed by cats.
Feb 18, 2015 06:15 AM ET
Mass beachings of whales look like a collective suicide pact come to fruition among the giant creatures of the sea. But science has a few more realistic, less self-destructive ideas about why they may head for shore.
Feb 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Penguins can only taste two flavors, salty and sour, according to new research that sheds light on why temperature is so important to food appreciation.
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