Long legs in baby mouse lemurs compensate for their physiological immaturity

Boulinguez‐Ambroise, G. , Zablocki‐Thomas, P. , Aujard, F. , Herrel, A. and Pouydebat, E. (2019), Ontogeny of food grasping in mouse lemurs: behavior, morphology and performance. Journal of Zoology, vol. 308, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12652 The stars of the study by Boulinguez-Ambroise and colleagues are tiny, furry and large-eyed critters: the grey mouse lemurs (Microcebus murinus).... Continue Reading →

What to choose when the best preference is not available: does the Nile tilapia follow a linear sequence of preferences?

Maia, C. M. and Volpato, G. L. (2019), What to choose when the best preference is not available: does the Nile tilapia follow a linear sequence of preferences? Journal of Zoology, vol. 307, pp. 274-281. https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12646 Our interest for studying fish preferences came to us because of welfare concerns, where it is supposed that fish... Continue Reading →

Introducing new Associate Editors for Journal of Zoology – Part 2

  Meredith Palmer, Princeton University, USA I am an NSF postdoctoral fellow with the Pringle Lab (http://pringle.princeton.edu) at Princeton University (https://eeb.princeton.edu/), studying predator-prey dynamics in African and North American terrestrial mammal systems. The overarching goal of my work is to tease apart the direct and indirect effect of predators on prey behavior, prey demography, and... Continue Reading →

Studying the sensory ecology of frog-biting midges and their frog hosts using ecological interaction networks

Grafe, T.U., H.H. Ahmad Sah, N. Ahmad, A. Borkent, I. Meuche & O. Konopik, 2018. Studying the sensory ecology of frog-biting midges (Corethrellidae: Diptera) and their frog hosts using ecological interaction networks. Journal of Zoology, vol. 307, pp. 17-27, https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12612   The loudspeaker broadcasting a frog call had barely been switched on before a tiny blood-sucking midge silently floated in and landed... Continue Reading →

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