Posts Tagged ‘mating’

Will You Be Mine?

Friday, February 14th, 2014
valentines, valentine, mating, romance, love, animals, minks, spiders, sea slugs, bats, lyrebirds, mice, monkeys, birds, zoos

Learn what animals will do for love…

Beards!

Sunday, November 17th, 2013
Eastern fence lizards

Blue “beards” may play a role in mating preferences for both male and female Eastern fence lizards

Successful Cruelty of Spiders

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
cannibals, cannibalism, spiders, males, females, mating, docile, aggressive

Two recent publications demonstrate why spiders get a bad rap…

Spider Mating

Monday, February 6th, 2012
Spider-cannibal-detached-ge

Male spiders will go to extraordinary measures to avoid being eaten after mating.

Bowerbirds’ Optical Illusions

Monday, January 23rd, 2012
Chlamydera_nuchalis_bower_-_Mount_Carbine

Ah, the trouble lovelorn males will go to to get some lovin’.

Chivalrous Arthropods

Friday, October 21st, 2011
sn-insects

A cricket and a spider prove that chivalry isn’t dead, even if it is for selfish reasons…

Nesting in the City

Monday, April 4th, 2011
blueheron

Each spring, great blue herons return to Golden Gate Park to nest.

Power of Fly Bacteria

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010
Fruit_flies

Bacteria that live in the gut of a fruit fly can influence its mating behavior and more…

Synchronizing Fireflies

Thursday, July 8th, 2010
800px-GluehwuermchenImWald

Researchers are starting to understand why some fireflies synchronize their flashing.

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