Zoological Science

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Leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range
125 citations · 34,918 views · 7,338 downloads
Assessing insect responses to climate change: What are we testing for? Where should we be heading?
77 citations · 23,480 views · 2,727 downloads
Distinctive courtship phenotype of the Vogelkop Superb Bird-of-Paradise Lophorina niedda Mayr, 1930 confirms new species status
6 citations · 18,956 views · 1,294 downloads
The gut microbiome correlates with conspecific aggression in a small population of rescued dogs (Canis familiaris)
17 citations · 16,236 views · 1,599 downloads
Function matters: a review of terminological differences in applied and basic clicker training research
7 citations · 11,629 views · 815 downloads
The click is not the trick: the efficacy of clickers and other reinforcement methods in training naïve dogs to perform new tasks
11,128 views · 699 downloads
Behavioral responses around conspecific corpses in adult eastern gorillas (Gorilla beringei spp.)
7 citations · 9,152 views · 1,956 downloads
Limb-use by foraging marine turtles, an evolutionary perspective
5 citations · 9,230 views · 1,213 downloads
The use of biochar in animal feeding
21 citations · 7,346 views · 2,937 downloads
The metabolic response of the Bradypus sloth to temperature
6 citations · 8,978 views · 696 downloads
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Just published @PeerJLife study examines the long-term effects of non-biodegradable polyelectrolyte microcapsules on fish internal organs with histopathologic analysis Read the full article https://t.co/7FJgvgc3Lc #Aquaculture #Fisheries #Biochemistry #Biotechnology https://t.co/7fNydW1ZwG

Temporal and spatial dynamics of gastrointestinal parasite infection in Père David’s deer Read the full @PeerJLife article https://t.co/4h3Lv7bLBK #ConservationBiology #Parasitology #Zoology https://t.co/BbG854WY77

Presenting the Wapiti Formation’s first lambeosaurine #dinosaur! Led by the intrepid @ERS_UNE/@PalaeoScience MSc student @bray_holland and part of the #BADP field project, we describe the mass death of some juvenile dinosaurs https://t.co/Q2taAAuGUq @CurrieMuseum

An article I handled as editor has just been published @thePeerJ https://t.co/Xf7ft1DNIl Congratulations to @ArthurErb1 and @alanhturner and many thanks to @PalaeoStephan, @BronzatiMario and an anonymous reviewer for their expert assistance! #Crocodile #Paleoneurology

Phylogeny of "Protorosauria" https://t.co/2t93m8RAAF via @thePeerJ

4 days ago
Analysis of Odonata #DNAbarcode library today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/zBMQyovPMV #Entomology #MolecularBiology #Taxonomy #Zoology #FreshwaterBiology

OSU Press Release: "Sample of rescued dogs shows link between gut microbiome, aggressiveness "
https://today.oregonstate.edu/news/sample-rescued-dogs-shows-link-between-gut-microbiome-aggressiveness

Cosmos: "Gorillas mourn friends and strangers alike"
https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/gorillas-mourn-friends-and-strangers-alike

Turtles evolve to use flippers like hands and karate-chop prey
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/03/28/turtles-use-flippers-like-hands-grasping-jellyfish-karate-chopping/

New York Times: Leopards Are More Vulnerable Than Believed, Study Finds
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/05/science/leopards-are-more-vulnerable-than-believed-study-finds.html

Interview with the first-named author
http://blog.peerj.com/post/82202736791/research-update-insects-and-climate-change