junk food
Animal Nutrition

Do Animals Eat Junk Food, Too?

February 26, 2020 0

Food choices in the animal kingdom are assumed to adhere to the tenets of optimal foraging theory. An animal is expected to weigh the costs and benefits of including certain foods in its diet so as […]

Animal Parenting

Does A Mother’s Death Affect Her Offspring?

February 19, 2020 0

In nature, most animals that are newborns or infants at the time of their mother’s death are almost always destined to meet the same fate. An exception is if they live in a cooperatively or […]

Animal Parenting

Career Moms – A Unique Conundrum of Human Females

February 5, 2020 0

Human females are unique in the animal kingdom. We have a combination of massive brains, low fecundity, and long lifespans, including several decades of being postreproductive. Our species is the only one in which mothers […]