Animal Parenting

Milk Sharing Between Related Females

January 27, 2021 2

Among the most supported hypotheses for milk sharing between females is the kin selection hypothesis. This states that mothers are more likely to share these expensive resources with the offspring of close relatives. One’s overall […]

Animal Reproduction

Misdirected Courtship and Sex With Other Species

January 20, 2021 0

Evolution should select for individuals that employ ways of discerning members of their own species from any others. Reproductive success of those engaing in sex with organisms of another species should therefore be drastically reduced. […]


Photo Contest – In The Snow

January 13, 2021 0

Updated March 3 with the winner! I love seeing the nature photos you share with me, and thought it might be fun to run a photo contest! If this goes well it may be something […]

Animal Parenting

Elephant Moms and the Loss of a Calf

January 6, 2021 0

It is commonly accepted that elephants are extremely intelligent and curious animals, capable of complex social interactions. Recorded events have clearly demonstrated that elephants are intensely curious of other elephant corpses at varying states of […]