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Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider: Sociality in Spiders

By Cameron Jones When you think of spiders, the idea of them living or working together is probably the last thing that crosses your mind. After all, aside from when an egg sac has just hatched, we rarely see spiders … Continue reading

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Featured Creature: Kitti’s Hog-nosed Bat

The story of Kitti’s Hog-nosed Bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai), also sometimes referred to as the Bumblebee Bat, is a tiny story and a sad one. This little bat, a native to parts of Thailand and Burma where it lives in limestone … Continue reading

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Scholar Holler: Dr. Barbara Clucas

Dr. Barbara Clucas is an Urban Ecologist at Humboldt State University and an alum of UC Davis Animal Behavior graduate group. Last spring, she returned to UCD to give a talk about her recent work examining human-avian interactions in Seattle, … Continue reading

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Featured Creature: Chum Salmon

The Chum Salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) is not among the most desirable salmon in terms of human consumption, to the point that the euphemistic label of “Keta Salmon” is often used in supermarkets. While culinarily unexciting, the Chum salmon exhibits some fascinating … Continue reading

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