20 Dec 2019
From toucans to hummingbirds, the varying shapes and sizes of bird beaks show evolution in action. Beaks are versatile, allowing birds to eat, regulate their temperature, and sing; these survival...
Type: News Article
20 Dec 2019
Video footage of Australian Honeyeaters foraging.
Type: Video
20 Dec 2019
Dr Nicholas Friedman, a postdoctoral researcher in the Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit, in the middle of fieldwork.
Type: Photo
20 Dec 2019
A spectrogram showing the song of the White-plumed Honeyeater.
Type: Photo
16 Dec 2019
An adolescent Galapagos tortoise housed in Vienna Zoo picks the correct target to bite in a color discrimination training task.
Type: Video
16 Dec 2019
Hypothesis of the origin of the Japanese pearl oysters. During the Last Glacial Maximum (20,00 years ago), Pinctada fucata was absent from the mainland Japan. As the sea water temperature increased...
Type: Photo
16 Dec 2019
Pearl oysters have been used in Japanese aquaculture for over a century.
Type: Photo
16 Dec 2019
Population structure of the pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata, in the western Pacific. (A) Sampling localities. JPN: mainland Japan including Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. NAN: Nansei Islands. CHN: China...
Type: Photo
16 Dec 2019
The Japanese pearl oyster, P. fucata
Type: Photo
13 Dec 2019
Described as “living rocks”, giant land tortoises are lumbering beasts with a reputation for being sluggish in both speed and brainpower. But new research carried out by scientists from the Okinawa...
Type: News Article
13 Dec 2019
Purple or green? Jumbo, a Galapagos tortoise from Zürich Zoo successfully bites the correctly colored target.
Type: Photo
13 Dec 2019
A friendship of a decade: Dr. Tamar Gutnick pets her favorite tortoise, George, a 100-year-old Aldabra tortoise housed in Vienna Zoo.
Type: Photo
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