Red squirrels adopt orphans

When does it pay to adopt? The benefits to the adopted infant are obvious, but how does the adoptive parent benefit? Rearing offspring is costly, both in terms of time and energy. Why would a parent endure these costs if the offspring is not their own? Read More...

Social networking in baboons

Everyone knows that primates are highly social. Savannah baboon troops typically consist of several unrelated males and one or more matrilineal dominance hierarchies. Female baboons interact with all Read More...