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Weapon performance determines mating success in the collared lizard
... Husak (Oklahoma State University) use the eastern collared
lizard (Crotaphytus collaris ), a sexually dimorphic lizard in which the jaws of males function as a weapon in fights, to test the hypothesis that weapon performance (i.e., bite force) is a better predictor of fitness than body size and weapon size. ...
WWF peeks into mysterious life of Borneo's pygmy elephants
...he most critical areas." Five elephants have been collared
by WWF and the Sabah, Malaysia, Wildlife Departmen...ve than elephants in more remote areas. One of the collared
elephants living near human activity, dubbed Bod Tai, covered a third more ground than did Nancy, wh...
First wolverine radio-collared in Pacific Northwest
...ood during winter. "The young female wolverine we collared
weighed about 19 pounds, and was in excellent health and condition. She hasn't had kits yet, and is probably just a year old," said Aubry. "It's likely that her parents and possibly siblings are in the same general area, so chances are good that we ...
Attractive birds more immune against bird flu
...cta Zoologica, that the size of the spot on a male collared
flycatcher's forehead reflects how well the immune...ipefish, and the white spot on the forehead of the collared
flycatcher. In many species both males and females prefer to mate with those who have the largest or...