Monthly Archives: December 2013

Some recent studies on cooperation

Brood Parasitism and the Evolution of Cooperative Breeding in Birds (Science) Brood parasites (like cuckoos) do best when they lay eggs in the nests of cooperative breeders. But cooperative breeders are better at rejecting brood parasites, because having more eyes … Continue reading

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Video on white-nose syndrome

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More on vampire bat control and rabies

Previously, Daniel Streicker and colleagues argued that vampire bat control methods (targeted poisoning) might actually increase rabies rates in vampire bats. I wrote about that here. The team has since published a new model to examine hypotheses regarding why culling … Continue reading

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