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08-17-2022
Backyard bird diversity declining across Australia
Australians have been afforded the unique experience of having frequent and diverse interactions with a large variety of bird species in their own backyards. However, a research team led by Griffith University has recently found that, as cities and suburbs expand and people opt for less greenery, some of Australia’s favorite backyard visitors considered “common” are actually experiencing declines in prevalence in urban areas, highlighting the importance of monitoring and conservation actions in suburbs. “It’s often the really rare or threatened species or the really charismatic ones...
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07-28-2022
Reef fish diversified quickly from biting their prey
Coral reefs are home to a spectacular variety of fish....
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07-27-2022
Moths use ultrasonic back-chat to fend off bat attacks
Most species of bats are nocturnal hunters and use high-frequency...
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07-27-2022
How do solitary animals like cats live in groups?
Most feline species display solitary and territorial behaviors. However, domestic...
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07-27-2022
Rare birds and bees flock to gardens with rare plants
A new study led by Dartmouth College has found that...
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07-27-2022
Dinosaurs self-regulated their body temperature
Mammals and birds are endotherms – that is, organisms capable...
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07-26-2022
Translocated fish may be more problematic than invasive species
Exotic fish are a threat to the river ecosystems they...
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07-26-2022
Marmosets practice crying out for help before they're born
A remarkable new study published in the journal eLife reveals...
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07-26-2022
Cloned beagles created for the first time
A team of scientists from Chungnam National University (CNU) in...
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07-26-2022
Whale sharks are the world’s largest omnivores
Whale sharks are filter feeders that have long been observed...
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07-25-2022
Heat is driving mortality events in the Mediterranean
An international team of researchers led by the Institut de...
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07-25-2022
Temperature tolerance has co-evolved with sexual selection
Temperature affects almost every part of an organism’s daily experience....
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07-25-2022
New study refutes the claim that T. rex was multiple species
The first fossilized skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex was discovered in 1902,...
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