Birds with bigger brains appear to be better able to avoid getting shot

by Jaymi Heimbuch When a flock of geese fly into the air and a hunter takes aim, which bird is most likely to drop from the sky? A new study published in the journal Biology Letters shows that those birds with larger brains relative to their body size are less likely to be shot byContinue reading “Birds with bigger brains appear to be better able to avoid getting shot”

Antelope Island’s famous bison roundup is underway

by Jaymi Heimbuch The annual bison round-up is underway in Antelope Island State Park in Utah. Each year, the bison herd grows by about 100-150 individuals as new calves are born in the spring, but the park has limited resources for grazing. Park biologists aim to keep the herd numbering around 550 individuals to keepContinue reading “Antelope Island’s famous bison roundup is underway”