Tag: animal behavior
To Regulate Foraging, Harvester Ants Use a (Designed) Feedback Control Algorithm
These elements of harvester ant behavior present a severe challenge for the evolutionary paradigm.
Are Birds Really Smarter than Reptiles?
Scientists clash over how to measure animal intelligence: brain volume, brain organization, numbers of neurons…?
Loving Goodbye…from an Octopus?
Did the science teacher’s octopus really know she was dying? Was she trying to say goodbye?
For Evolution, Monarch Butterfly Migration Is a Mystery
It typically takes up to three generations of butterflies to make the complete journey. This means that the navigation information is genetically programmed.
Genius in Lilliput
Complex programmed behaviors are evident throughout the animal kingdom, but in these pages the focus will primarily be on less advanced animals.