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November 2018

A turkey vulture Cathartes aura, perched on a branch. Turkey vultures locate carrion with their excellent vision and sense of smell and are daytime foragers due to their...

October 2018

We found high potential metabolic activity in this high-altitude salamander (Salamandra atra), which may have evolved for coping with shorter activity periods available for...

September 2018

Species communities in the tropical mountain forests of southern Ecuador are among the most diverse worldwide and many species interact with each other. One example for these...

August 2018

A huge male Aldabra giant tortoise in the Francois Leguat Reserve on Rodrigues eating the fruit of an endemic Pandanus plant species. There were no extant endemic frugivores large enough...

July 2018

An adult guanay cormorant (Phalacrocorax bougainvillii) at nest with its three half-grown chicks. The guanay cormorant was by far the most abundant breeding seabird in Peru...

June 2018

Caribou and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) throughout their extensive Holarctic distribution encompass a broad variety of ecosystems that include temperate and mountain forests,...

May 2018

View of the canopy from the ground at the George Lake Permanent Sampling Plot in a mixedwood boreal forest of central Alberta (Canada). This mosaic is composed of photographs taken at...

April 2018

The opening up of new areas for benthic colonisation is an important effect of the loss of ice in Antarctic Peninsula. Particularly, in Potter Cove (25 de Mayo/King George Island, South...

March 2018

A reflection of the sky on the wide black water Negro River, the main north bank tributary of the Amazon River, which is a barrier to gene flow between vertebrates found on the Guiana...

February 2018

Copepods are the main group of the zooplankton in Mediterranean pelagic ecosystems, both in terms of abundance and diversity. Not only do copepods play a pivotal role in marine...

January 2018

Caves are excellent natural laboratories for the study of global changes in environment because of their remarkable ecological and thermal stability. The principal mechanisms underlying...

December 2017

Tropical frugivore bird communities mainly consist of obligate frugivourous species, which form fairly generalized interaction networks with their fruit plants, i.e. the birds often...

November 2017

The tendency of organisms to form high-density aggregations is a universal aspect of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Euphausiid (krill) aggregations (pictured here a catch of ...

October 2017

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Bartlett Experimental Forest in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest (WMNF), New Hampshire, USA. The WMNF region is mountainous ranging from 114 m in...

September 2017

The Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina), one of the most abundant breeding birds of boreal forests in eastern Canada, is another species considered most likely to become a...

August 2017

Appearing very snake-like, the Greater pipefish (Syngnathus acus) nestles among the leaves of common eelgrass (Zostera marina) in a shallow coastal bay in the Gullmar...

July 2017

Close-up of the characteristic flower spikes of a Banksia species in Melbourne, Australia. Urban areas across the world have seen the partly extinction of the flora historically...

June 2017

A female elephant hawkmoth (Deilephila elpenor) resting on a paeony bud. The moth's name derives from the appearance of the caterpillar, which is said to resemble an elephant's trunk....

May 2017

Awakening early from a mid-day nap and surrounding by adult females in its family, an African elephant calf begins playing with its previously sleeping cousin. Using a graph theoretic...

April 2017

A rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) and a helmeted friarbird (Philemon buceroides) eye each other warily at a flowering Schefflera actinophylla in...

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