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News stories tagged with "animal-behavior"

A male Siamese Fighting Fish flaring at his reflection in a mirror. Photo: Maldeez via <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Betta_Fighting_Reflection.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>
A male Siamese Fighting Fish flaring at his reflection in a mirror. Photo: Maldeez via Wikimedia Commons

Natural Selections: Winners and Losers

Animals, like humans, keep an eye on their fellows, particularly when the action is hot. Siamese fighting fish who witness a conflict treat the winners and losers differently. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about nosiness in nature.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: animal behavior through a human "lens"

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about understanding animal behavior and the natural world through the human perspective.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Curiosity

It may be what killed the cat, but Dr. Curt Stager maintains that curiosity (or noseyness, as Martha Foley puts it) has survival value in humans and other species.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Flocking Behavior

Flocks of birds and schools of fish seem to move and respond as a single creature. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager explore what's known and what's guessed about the behavior of flocks.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Animal Personalities

Some animals, such as deer, are shy; some, like dogs, are bold. But even within the same species there are individual differences. Martha and Curt talk about animal personalities.  Go to full article

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