Animal Reproduction

Female Orangutans Test Males By Stealing Their Food

January 29, 2020 0
Male orangutans can be extremely coercive and violent towards sexually receptive females. It makes a lot of sense for a female to do her homework and investigate the personality type of a particular male prior […]
Animal Parenting

Amphibian Moms and Pseudoviviparity – Egg-Laying with a Twist

January 22, 2020 0
Pseudoviviparity is an interesting offshoot of oviparity, or egg-laying. Embryos are secondarily internalized by females after they are externally fertilized by males. The female reproductive system is therefore not directly involved in the gestation or […]
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Reconnect With Nature on These Expeditions

January 15, 2020 0
Gain a deeper understanding of the natural world through these educative programs and expeditions. Scientific Expeditions for Citizens You don’t need to be a biologist to go on these adventures! Taxon Expeditions organizes expeditions to […]
Animal Parenting

Parenting Strategies of Egg-Laying Moms

January 8, 2020 0
In some species, egg-laying moms construct elaborate nests, burrows, or hiding spots for egg incubation. In other species, embryos are attached to the mother’s body in a specialized pouch or in a crevasse on her […]
Animal Reproduction

Species That Use The Sun In Their Mating Signals

January 1, 2020 0
The environment can do a lot of things to increase your chances of sexual success, when used wisely. These species use the sun to help improve the impact of their mating signals. Using the sun’s […]