To Lek, or Not to Lek – The Sex Life of Antechinuses

Among mammals, lek mating is rare. A lek is a traditional display site where females congregate to select a mate from among the many males competing for her attention. While leks are relatively common in Read More...

And Then There Were Six – Rhinos

New species are usually discovered in remote jungles or other inaccessible regions. On rare occasions, however, a new species is hiding right in front of us. This appears to be the case with Read More...

Who’s Your Alpha Wolf Now? Genomic Sweep in Isle Royale Wolf Packs

Isle Royale in Lake Superior has been a laboratory for the study of wolf biology for over half a century (Figure 1). Wolves (Canis lupus) first colonized the island in 1950 by walking across 24 kilometers of frozen ice from the Canadian mainland. Since the arrival Read More...

The Great Black Bear Migration

Do black bears migrate? Well, it depends on the meaning of the word migrate. If by migration you mean regular season movements from breeding areas to feeding grounds, then probably not. However, if you take a wider view and define migration Read More...