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.
Dogs have paw preferences, just like humans.
Rats are disrupting the flow of nutrients towards the sea on many tropical islands – this has consequences for fish behaviour and the wider ecosystem.
Kneading is typical kitten behaviour but may be retained into adulthood because it can help communicate messages.
Thousands of hours of ocean footage reveal how fish rub their heads on sharks to scrape off parasites and scratch itches.
Predators are often confused by large groups of prey animals. But not the Swainson’s hawk.
A successful pet-friendly workplace depends on confronting and addressing all the risks.
You wouldn’t run up and hug a stranger in the street – let’s not do it to dogs. Here’s how to keep kids safe and dogs happy during chance encounters.
More and more Australia Post workers are reporting dog bites in the course of their work. What should you do if you witness a dog attack? And what if you’re the victim?
The miniature brains of honeybees were able to understand the concepts of odd and even, despite only having 960,000 neurons (compared to 86 billion in humans).