animal behaviour

In-flight play behaviour where the birds hover in an updraft
The kea parrot’s ‘play call’ can put other kea in a playful mood, according to new research. 
Goldcrest
With temperatures falling towards freezing, winter nights poses a risk to small birds and they must find ways to survive this cold season.
Mole rat
Research sheds new light on the structure of mole rat society. 
Bearded capuchin
Capuchins' use of tools to open cashew nuts may have crossed over to human behaviour.
Banded demoiselle
7 key mating damselfly behaviour signs to look out for.
Fighting between siblings can be serious or ritualised. © Federico Gemma
Discover all you need to know about competition between fox cubs. 
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