Tag: "spied" at biology news
More animals join the learning circle
...ter the enterprising male started doing it, Noonan spied
the whale's younger half-brother doing the same thing. Soon the brothers' mothers were enjoying feathered snacks, as were a 6-month-old calf and an older male. Noonan presented the research this month at the US Animal Behavior Society meeting in Snow...
A whole lot of shaking goin' on triggers early hatching in red-eyed tree frogs
...clinging to a leaf overhanging the water, has been spied
by a bright green parrot snake. In a twinkling, the snake tears a few eggs from the clutch. With that bite, the embryos start to wiggle frantically. As the snake moves to take another morsel, the embryos rupture their egg capsules, drop into the w...