The Northern Mockingbird is the ultimate copy-cat. #stopcopyingme #mockingbird #animalbehavior
Check out this young explorer’s hippo as it walks down the runway!
At least 87.5% of flowering plant species rely on animal pollinators such as bees, birds, bats and butterflies for help with reproduction . Plant-pollinator mutual relationships contribute to biodiversity, ecosystem stability, and promote food security through crop pollination . Much of the food and medicine we use comes from plants that need pollinators to reproduce….
A fact about how no man-of-war is an island
Dairy calves may be adorable and photogenic, but they are also very noisy animals! Research has shown that their vocalizations can indicate their affective state and emotions! [Photo and caption by Isabelle McDonald-Gilmartin] Green, A. C., Johnston, I. N., & Clark, C. E. F. (2018). Invited review: The evolution of cattle bioacoustics and application for…
The Ethogram believes that science should be accessible and diverse in order to increase the sense of belonging within the science community. As a part of our continuing effort to make science a more inclusive field, we will be highlighting a “Sci Hero” each month so that the next generation of scientists and naturalists may be inspired and identify with the diverse community that came before them.
From the humor they provide in funny pet videos to the physical comfort of waking up next to a furry friend in the morning, your ordinary housecat is probably a source of great joy in your life. Unfortunately, cats have had a mostly negative impact in the ecosystems we’ve introduced them to. Many cats are…
Read all about exciting new fish personality research conducted by UC Davis scientists, including the Ethogram’s own Amelia Munson!
A dragonfly pun for our fly guys
Check out this new article on fish species consuming plastic written by Alex McInturf (our former editor-in-chief)!