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Tiny Australian crayfish is brand new species

Tiny Australian crayfish is brand new species

Posted Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

How can we make sure that tiny new species with newly-discovered populations are not predated by novel predators, run over by bulldozers or simply forgotten about during developments? The answer needs to be found from the Amazon to central Asia, Africa and Australia. And who can say that we don't all need to check the other wild places, even near our cities and waste sites?

Tiny Australian crayfish is brand new species

Visual effects created by bower birds

Visual effects created by bower birds

Posted Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:51:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Among the most intricate displays of courtship in any species, the bower birds have intrigued us for centuries. Finally, we may be getting close to a full understanding of how such glorious behaviours work and how they came about!

Visual effects created by bower birds

Spider sociability

Spider sociability

Posted Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

How did social behaviour evolve, and why do we see it in so many animals, no matter what level of taxonomy they are found? Spiders, sticklebacks and insects, birds, mammals and reptiles are all involved in complex social interaction.

Spider sociability

Bats' flight changes

Bats' flight changes

Posted Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:53:00 GMT by JW Dowey

When we study insects and birds in the air, or other animals in water, the interest often lies in how they can change their locomotive effort in order to counteract wind or currents. The use of computer modelling can also add the extra benefit of prediction of movement under various conditions.

Bats' flight changes

The jumper, the weaver and the spitting spider

The jumper, the weaver and the spitting spider

Posted Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:27:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The intricacies of life bamboozle us daily. When it gets down to social animals and those that associate with them, the fascination can be really endless.

The jumper, the weaver and the spitting spider

Natural Curiosities and top ten animals

Natural Curiosities and top ten animals

Posted Tue, 18 Feb 2014 07:45:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Attenborough is at it again. His latest is a series starting Tuesday which relates the stories of animals that survive unusual situations.

Natural Curiosities and top ten animals

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Interesting albatross personalities

Posted Sun, 09 Feb 2014 07:55:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Interesting frog father behaviour

Posted Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:22:33 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Tropical forests have been downed before!

Posted Sat, 18 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Ocean acidity experience improves offspring responses

Posted Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:25:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Spider silk bridges rivers

Posted Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:55:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Bee visitors and their policing

Posted Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:45:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

There's an elephant in the room/bush

Posted Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:11:30 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Reef solutions through fish management

Posted Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:00:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Lions and tigers lived longer ago

Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 07:50:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Ancestor of Tyrannosaurus found

Posted Thu, 07 Nov 2013 08:58:59 GMT by Dave Armstrong

New Caledonian crows and their tools

Posted Sat, 17 Dec 2011 09:18:29 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Change partners for the capuchin social event of the year

Posted Wed, 25 Jul 2012 18:10:03 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A Frog's tale

Posted Fri, 30 Sep 2011 12:06:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A Tale of Thresher Sharks

Posted Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:15:23 GMT by Paul Robinson

Warming throws flowers off schedule threatening birds and bees

Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 11:00:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Travelling orang

Posted Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:09:10 GMT by JW Dowey

Eye in the sky watching Arctic blooms

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:44:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Chimpanzee cooperatives

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:03:19 GMT by Dave Armstrong

New population of the Endangered Andean cat discovered

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2011 21:28:00 GMT by Helen Roddis

More Awareness and Information for Potential Exotic Pet Owners

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:22:01 GMT by Tamara Croes