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 ( at Princeton University (, 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,   The loudspeaker broadcasting a frog call had barely been switched on before a tiny blood-sucking midge silently floated in and landed... Continue Reading →

Open Call for Associate Editors for Journal of Zoology

The Zoological Society of London is looking for active researchers to join the Editorial Board of Journal of Zoology. Journal of Zoology publishes high-quality research papers on all areas of zoology, including animal behaviour, ecology, physiology, anatomy, developmental biology, evolution, systematics, genetics and genomics.  We aim to provide a platform for research that tests hypotheses and is... Continue Reading →

Detection of arboreal feeding signs by Asiatic black bears: effects of hard mast production at individual tree and regional scales

Kahoko Tochigi, Takashi Masaki, Ami Nakajima, Koji Yamazaki, Akino Inagaki & Shinsuke Koike, 2018, Journal of Zoology, vol. 305, pp. 223-231,  Feeding signs give us information about the feeding ecology of animals, and can also provide information on animal distribution or abundance, as well as habitat selection. However, feeding signs do not necessarily directly reflect... Continue Reading →

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