New research shows kangaroos may form long-term friendships.
The microbiome and its signature smells are crucial for most organisms, whether human, insect or plant. The silent signals sent by the microbiome are essential communications that influence behaviour.
It’s not just cats and dogs – we often feel a deep emotional bond with small animals like rabbits and guinea-pigs too.
Most of the males in a Puerto Rican monkey colony engaged in homosexual activity, a new study reveals.
Unfortunately, a rhetoric has developed within public discourse that cats are manipulative, vengeful, uncaring or even psychotic. But it’s unlikely they’ve deliberately peed on your rug to annoy you.
It appears to be widespread among all sorts of different birds.
Tracking data suggests individual chickens have very different movement patterns.
Artificial light is making it harder for male glow-worms to find bioluminescent females.
If you think relationships between male and female animals are simple, it’s time to have a rethink.
Our experiments with the critically endangered Bail myna showed some birds are bolder than others.
Researchers tracked 2,300 wild mammals during the strict 2020 lockdowns and found they moved 73% further than in the previous year.
Orcas appear to be imitating the behaviour of one in particular by damaging sailboat rudders.
Canada jays who are able to expel their siblings from the nest and home territory have better chances of survival.
Companion dogs respond to their environments and their owners’ sense of well-being. When owners are stressed and anxious, dogs can exhibit undesirable behaviours.
Chimpanzees have been the focus of primate research for decades. But their close cousins, the bonobos, can offer us important insights into human nature too.
Signalling theory tells us lots about the way paid-for verification has disrupted the blue tick system.
Lockdown stopped many puppies developing the social skills they need to navigate the human world with confidence.
Cat owners need to know the right moment to step in. Here’s how to tell.
In a home with more than one cat, feline wrestling can be a common sight. But how do we know when it’s becoming a problem?
Noisy oceans are having a significant impact on marine life.