NEWS: The Ethogram receives outreach award from Animal Behavior Society

January 30, 2020 The Ethogram is pleased to announce that we have been named as one of this year’s recipients for the Animal Behavior Society Outreach Grant. These awards are generously provided to support creative, high-quality animal outreach behavior initiatives that promise to produce a big impact. We would like to thank the Animal Behavior…

Newsroom: Just the Tipping Points

Check out how male water strider mating tactics exhibit tipping points based on group size and composition in our latest Newsroom piece by ABGG student Adrian Perez!

Newsroom: A Bee of All Trades

Check out our newest piece by ABGG grad student Adrian Perez, telling us all about the task repertoire of honeybees!

Newsroom: Deciphering Courtship Tactics

Check out our newest Newsroom piece! It outlines the most recent discoveries of Anna C. Perry and colleagues on how to make a more accurate model of male Sage-Grouse mating behavior.

Newsroom: Counter culture

Does social learning help or hinder adaptive response to human-induced rapid environmental change? Human-induced rapid environmental change (HIREC), such as climate change, habitat fragmentation, and pollution, poses a potential threat to a variety of wildlife species. If or how it changes animals’ traits is a question of central importance bridging evolutionary ecology and conservation management….

Newsroom: Monkey Eye Tracking

Photographs of CNPRC titi monkeys (Plecturocebus cupreus) and rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) [Source] In a collaboration between the Bales and Bauman Labs, researchers at the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) at UC Davis have validated a new method for eye tracking in non-human primates. Eye tracking is when a computer monitor and camera setup…

Newsroom: Primate play

This week, we debut a new section on the Ethogram: Newsroom. Here, we aim to make scientific literature more accessible to the general public by covering recent publications by UC Davis Animal Behavior students, faculty, affiliates, and the broader research community. Researchers at UC Davis, Bucknell University, and GERP [the Malagasy primate research group] have…