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Problem-Solving Budgies Make More Attractive Mates
Offbeat  (tags: research, study, interesting, budgerigars, mating )

Naoko
- 182 days ago - forbes.com
Direct observation of problem-solving skills in male budgerigars increases their attractiveness to females and this mate preference may contribute to the evolution of enhanced cognitive abilities underlying such skills
Flying Ants And Drunk Seagulls, Everything You Need To Know About Flying Ant Day!
Offbeat  (tags: Flying Ants, Drunken Seagulls, Formic Acid, Queen Ants, Worker Ants, Mating )

Derek
- 409 days ago - devonlive.com
Irritating flying ants and seagulls 'drunk' on their insect carcasses - yep, Flying Ant Day is almost upon us. In fact, for some, the annual phenomenon may already have arrived and can actually last a few weeks.
Zoo Plays Tinder for Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, mating, matchmaking, breeding, wildlife, protection, environment )

CherAway
- 542 days ago - radionz.co.nz
Wellington Zoo is playing matchmaker to two solitude-inclined Sumatran tigers, and are hoping the pair hit it off.
Taipei Zoo's Leopard Cat to Be Moved for Mating
Offbeat  (tags: leopard cats, mating, zoos )

Jeri
- 554 days ago - taipeitimes.com
There are estimated to be less than 600 leopard cats in Taiwan, showing the urgent need for their protection, the zoo said.
Better Know a Bird: The Wild and Kinky Mating Rituals of the Crested Auklet
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, mating )

Anna
- 748 days ago - audubon.org
These quirky birds spend their summers decked out in fluorescent bill plates, extravagant headdresses, and tangerine perfume-and they pass the time with rambunctious sex parties.
Are These Birds Too Sexy to Survive?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, mating )

Anna
- 800 days ago - nytimes.com
Natural selection canâEUR(TM)t explain this.
Dancing Beak to Beak: Tips for Photographing Avian Courtship
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, mating, photos, pictures )

Anna
- 820 days ago - audubon.org
Romantic avian rituals are as alluring for photographers as they are for birds. Here's what to watch for so that you can capture the moment.
What the Heck Is a Lek? The Quirkiest Mating Party on Earth
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, MATING )

Anna
- 851 days ago - audubon.org
Consider this your guide to the mating ritual that shapes the lives of a hundred dancing, singing bird species.
How to Meet a Mate in the World of Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, mating )

Anna
- 854 days ago - gazetteherald.co.uk
Very few eggs will have been laid yet, but March is the month when finding a mate is top priority. ThatâEUR(TM)s what all the singing is about of course.
Birds Bring Their Best Game When Seeking Mates
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, mating )

Anna
- 882 days ago - southstrandnews.com
Since Valentine's Day is fast approaching, I thought a look at some of the more unusual courtship rituals of some of our feathered friends would be appropriate.
The Saga of 16-11, a Star-Crossed Whooping Crane Now In Mating Rehab
Offbeat  (tags: birds, mating, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 976 days ago - audubon.org
This fall, an endangered Whooping Crane that produced a hybrid chick with a Sandhill Crane had to be removed from the wild. This is his story.
Australian Marsupials Face Extinction Because Half of the Population Is Wiped Out Each Year When Males Die After Mating
Offbeat  (tags: antechinus, Australia, endangered, sex, mating )

Scooby
- 1507 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Two new species of rare marsupials known for their ferocious and frequently fatal sexual behaviours have been discovered.
Watch Endangered Sumatran Tiger Make the Move on Tigress
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, mating, video )

CherAway
- 1544 days ago - breakingnews.ie
These videos show a male tiger getting amorous with a tigress.
It's More Than A Punchline To An Old Joke.... Just How Do Porcupines Mate?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, porcupines, mating )

CherAway
- 1749 days ago - wild.enature.com
The Common Porcupine, of course, is known for its sharp quills--excellent for self-defense but intimidating for a suitor. One misstep and . . . ouch! So if you're a porcupine, it's important not to surprise one's partner.
National Zoo's Sumatran Tigers Mate As Species' Numbers Dwindle
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, mating, breeding, zoos, extinction, tigers, habitat )

CherAway
- 2382 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
But captive cats don't always approach mating as if the survival of their species depends on it. That's why the Smithsonian's National Zoo excitedly announced this week that its two Sumatran tigers, Kavi and Damai, finally bred.
 

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