Amelia Lewis, zoologist, and member of The Royal Society of Biology and the International Society of Biosemiotic Studies, recently published a paper in the journal Biosemiotics, which builds on the concept of the ‘Total Umwelt’ to discuss shared meaning and social signalling in animal social groups. The word ‘umwelt’, plural ‘umwelten’ is a German word which…
Sound travels much farther than visual cues in the marine environment. As a result, many marine mammals rely on sound to gather information about their surroundings, search for prey, avoid predators, and communicate with others of their species. For walruses, vocalizations play an important role in communication and mating displays during the breeding season. As their…
The love lives of lone limpets may be lackluster, but limpets in pairs are luckier in love. A new study conducted by researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa revealed that lowly limpets have fascinating mating behavior!
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