A few recent updates

Some recent papers:

Latest on social bonds in baboons from Seyfarth and Cheney lab

Risky Ripples Allow Bats and Frogs to Eavesdrop on a Multisensory Sexual Display

A biological market theory approach to plant-fungi mutualism.

The past and future of Behavioral Ecology mentions vampire bat food sharing

Three-dimensional space: locomotory style explains memory differences in rats and hummingbirds … 3d spatial learning needs to be tested in bats

Food sharing is linked to urinary oxytocin levels and bonding in related and unrelated wild chimpanzees

Care for kin: within-group relatedness and allomaternal care are positively correlated and conserved throughout the mammalian phylogeny Confirmation of past findings

Assortative mating based on cooperativeness and generosity (in humans)

Underground signals carried through common mycelial networks warn neighbouring plants of aphid attack. I love plant communication studies.

also, Congratulations to Daniel Streicker, who received the prestigious SciLifeLab Prize for his work on disease transmission. Streicker is the foremost expect on rabies in vampire bats.

 

 

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About Gerry Carter

I study the behavioral, sensory, and social ecology of vampire bats. http://socialbat.org.
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