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Storm Petrel Seabirds Can Smell Their Relatives
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, seabirds, mating, inbreeding, smell, research, biology, genetic compatibility )

Pia
- 803 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In a "recognition test", European storm petrels chose to avoid the scent of a relative in favour of approaching the smell of an unrelated bird. The researchers think this behaviour prevents the birds from "accidentally inbreeding".
WWF-Russia Came to the Wedding of the Leopard
Animals  (tags: animals, amur leopards, mating, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1176 days ago - wwf.ru
In Primorye, the camcorder WWF-Russia, the Institute for Sustainable Natural Resources and the Pacific Institute of Geography of the wedding couple recorded the spotted cats in the future national park , " Land of Leopard ".
Spiky Animal Doesn't Practice Safe Sex
Animals  (tags: Spiky Animal, Safe Sex, Mammals, Mating, Echidnas, Australia )

Nancy
- 1357 days ago - news.discovery.com
There's an old joke which asks how do echidnas have sex? Very carefully. But Tasmanian researchers have discovered the spiky mammals aren't particularly careful at all.
Whale Sharks May Produce Many Litters From 1 Mating -
Animals  (tags: whale sharks, mating, oceans, study )

Michelle
- 1480 days ago - redorbit.com
How do female whale sharks meet their perfect mates and go on to produce offspring? While little is known about the reproductive behavior of these ocean-roaming giants, a newly published analysis led by a University of Illinois at Chicago biologist
Mothers Matter! High Social Status and Maternal Support Play An Important Role in Mating Success of Male Bonobos
Animals  (tags: sex, bonobos, mating, maternal, male, female )

Sophie
- 1486 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Success is sexy -- a statement that applies not just to human beings, but also to various other animals. Male bonobos appear to benefit from this phenomenon as well.
Asahiyama's Natural Touch
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, zoo, Hokkaido, Asahiyama, effort, natural touch, polar bear, popular, visitors, behavioral enrichment, bankrupt, innovation, mating, mating behaviour, environment, habitat )

Naoko
- 1555 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Far from the dreary days of cramped cages, Hokkaido's Asahiyama Zoo tries to offer a place where animals can be themselves. -- yet another input for the discussion whether a zoo is good or bad.
'Who's First, Ladies?' Meet Oumbie, the 28st Gorilla Stud Who's a Big Hit With the Girls
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, zoos, gorillas, mating, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1796 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
This is the satisfied look of a gorilla who is a hit with the female of the species. Oumbie, a 28st silverback, arrived at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire on September 2 with the task of producing offspring. He has successfully wooed two lady gorillas
'Ooh La La!' Gorilla Girls Get a Sneak Peek at Their French Stud
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, gorillas, mating, zoos, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1857 days ago - zsl.org
If French is the language of love then a new addition to ZSL London Zoo is sure to set three female gorilla hearts racing.
Almost Extinct Galapagos Tortoise Mates at 90
Animals  (tags: animals, giant tortoise, mating, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1896 days ago - enn.com
Lonesome George, the last remaining giant tortoise of his kind, may soon be a father to the delight of conservationists.
Jealous Female Birds Drown Out Flirting Males
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, singing, mating, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1898 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Biologists have discovered that female birds change the way they sing to drown out their male partners and prevent them from flirting with other females.
Amphibians Mate Under a Full Moon
Animals  (tags: animals, amphibians, mating, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1904 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Amphibians around the world synchronise their mating activity by the full Moon, researchers have discovered.
Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand to Adopt Sariska Model
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, mating, reserves, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1930 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Faced with declining number of tigers, authorities at the Palamau Tiger Reserve will adopt the Sariska model of mating felines in enclosures to increase their numbers.
Korean Zoos Seek Suitable Mates for the Country's Tigers
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, mating, zoos, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, conservation, endangered, extinction )

Cher
- 1931 days ago - joongangdaily.joins.com
Zoos are making matches via international registry.
Sariska Tigers Mate, First Litter By Monsoon End
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, reserves, mating, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, endangered, extinction )

Cher
- 1940 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
More than four years after the Sariska Tiger Reserve earned worldwide notoriety for having lost its entire tiger population, hopes are high that the reserve will finally have its ``own'' tigers again.
Maungatautari Kiwi Calling for Mates as the Mating Season Starts
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, kiwi, mating, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1940 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Over the past few weeks kiwi calling on Maungatautari Ecological Island has increased as the birds call to their mates and begin to share burrows and prepare for the peak egg laying season in mid winter.
 

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