Tag: "lion" at biology news
Primates on the brink
...) Equatorial Guinea (Island of Bioko) Black-faced lion
tamarin (Leontopithecus caissara) Brazil Buffy-headed tufted capuchin (Cebus xanthosternos) Brazil Northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus) Brown spider monkey (Ateles hybridus brunneus) Colombia Horton Plains slender loris (Loris lydekkerianus ...
Seal rookeries could provide a reliable food source for endangered California condors, study finds
... raised in captivity be released near seal and sea lion
rookeries so that the birds can once again feast o...st. "We believe that marine mammals--primarily sea lion
carcasses that wash up on the beach--now represent about 50 percent of the Big Sur population's diet...
High-tech tags on marine animals yield valuable data for biologists and oceanographers
...liminary results indicate that plugging in the sea lion
data substantially increases the predictive capabi..., a graduate student working with Costa on the sea lion
studies. "This technology brings a whole new dimension to our understanding of how California sea l...
Cloning the smell of the seaside
...a circus and died after being mauled to death by a lion
in Skegness. The UEA scientists are hoping to avoid such a fate, said Prof Johnston!...
Mice with a migraine show signs of brain damage
...way with a diminished supply. It’s like a pride of lion
cubs fighting for their mother’s milk ?a few may get nudged away, go without, and will eventually die. In a brain in the midst of cortical spreading depression, brain cells closest to oxygen-rich blood vessels survive, while cells further away don’t ...
Philandering female felines forgo fidelity
...e to competition from larger predators such as the lion
and hyena. “Our study shows that more fathers are contributing to the next generation than we thought,” added Durant. “This is good news for cheetahs, and a reminder that future conservation strategies need to encompass large landscapes if females ar...