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 […]
Animal Parenting

Bottlenose Dolphin Newborn Development

November 18, 2020 0
Bottlenose dolphin moms give birth in an open environment. Newborn dolphins remain very close to their mothers for the first few weeks after birth. Echelon Swimming Something called echelon swimming takes place for at least […]
Animal Parenting

These Primates Always Have Twins

November 4, 2020 0
The New World monkeys of Central and South America, tamarins and marmosets, are the main groups of cooperatively breeding primates. These are collectively known as callitrichids, and they inhabit many areas of Central and South […]
Animal Parenting

The Importance of Colostrum

October 28, 2020 0
Milk pretty much picks up where the placenta left off in terms of how a mammalian infant is provisioned by its mom. The most energetically demanding time for infants, the period just after birth, coincides […]