mary@marybateswriter.com

Zoologic was my blog on the Wired Science Blogs network (2013-2015), about animal cognition and behavior.

 

Thank You From Zoologic (3/27/2015)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the American Alligator (3/23/2015)

Can You Hypnotize a Shark? (3/17/2015)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Solenodon (3/10/2015)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Coelacanth (3/2/2015)

If You’re Happy and You Know It – So Does Your Dog (2/12/2015)

Love Matches: Monogamy in the Animal Kingdom (2/10/2015)

Monkey Faces Give Clues to Species and Individual Identity (2/4/2015)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About Hellbenders (2/2/2015)

In Lizard Visual Displays, Order Matters (1/30/2015)

Animal Cannibalism: Who Does It and Why (1/28/2015)

Do Dolphins Grieve? (1/26/2015)

Can Spiders Count? (1/20/2015)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Fossa (1/5/2015)

Quiz: Extinct or Endangered? (12/18/2014 )

Japanese Giant Salamanders Are Devoted Dads (12/11/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About Wombats (12/3/2014)

Faced With Invasive Snail, A Bird Learns to Use Tools (11/25/2014)

Monkeys Know What They’re Doing (11/19/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About Hagfish (11/3/2014)

Sneaky Jays Look and Listen to Steal From Others (10/30/2014)

The Red Effect, in People and Monkeys (10/27/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Armoured Bush Cricket (10/6/2014)

Sensitive Sea Lion Whiskers Get the Job Done (10/1/2014)

Chimpanzees Raised By Humans Have Social Difficulties with Other Chimps (9/23/2014)

Lustful Leafhoppers Locate Each Other Through Good Vibrations (9/18/2014)

Underwater Victory Squeals Signal a Job Well Done (9/10/2014)

Hyraxes Sing Better For Attentive Audiences (9/3/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Thorny Devil (9/1/2014)

Secrets of the Flamboyant Cuttlefish’s Display (8/27/2014)

Q&A with Jennifer Verdolin, Author of Wild Connection (8/6/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Pallas’ Cat (8/4/2014)

Bats Use Polarized Light to Set Their Internal Compasses (7/22/2014)

How Do Barnacles Mate? (7/17/2014)

Monkeys, Like People, Believe in the Hot-Hand Phenomenon (7/10/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Echidna (7/3/2014)

The Emotional Lives of Dairy Cows (6/30/2014)

Diverse Faces Keep Guenon Monkeys From Interbreeding (6/26/2014)

Squirrel Alarm Calls Are Surprisingly Complex (6/20/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About Sea Pigs (6/16/2014)

To Beat a Parasite, Birds Teach Their Young a Secret Password (6/10/2014)

Rats Regret Making the Wrong Decision (6/8/2014)

Do Rats Know When They Don’t Know? (6/3/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Babirusa (5/19/2014)

A Marmoset Never Forgets (4/28/2014)

Sexual Healing: How Bonobos Use Sex to De-Stress (4/18/2014)

How Do Chameleons Change Colors? (4/11/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About Velvet Worms (3/31/2014)

How Play Helps Primates Grow Up (3/27/2014)

Who’s Your Daddy? Owl Monkeys Know For Sure (3/20/2014)

Why Do Birds Sing in the Morning? (3/17/2014)

Baboon Personality Predicts Social Learning (3/11/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Kakapo (3/4/2014)

Different Yawns Send Different Messages for Gelada Baboons (2/24/2014)

A Reassuring Trunk: Evidence of Consolation in Elephants (2/18/2014)

Peace-Making Wallabies Choose When to Reconcile After a Fight (2/12/2014)

Salmon Inherit a Magnetic Map (2/6/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Greenland Shark (2/3/2014)

Frogs and Bats Use Water Ripples to Eavesdrop on Frog Calls (1/23/2014)

Warmer, Warmer, Hot! Chimpanzees Can Use Gestures to Communicate Location of Hidden Food (1/21/2014)

Innovative Birds Are Also Less Flexible Learners (1/15/2014)

Lizards Need Social Lives, Too (1/10/2014)

A Playful, Curious Spirit Drives Avian Exploration (1/8/2014)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Rock Hyrax (or, Are You Ready to Rock Hyrax?) (1/2/2014)

How Locusts Learn to Be Part of a Swarm (12/19/2013)

Monkey Tool Time (12/12/2013)

Wolves, Like Dogs, Can Learn From Humans (12/9/2013)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Tuatara (or, Just the Tuatara of Us) (12/2/2013)

Lemurs Take Advantage of What Other See, But Not Hear (11/26/2013)

Spit Decision: How Archerfish Decide (11/19/2013)

Bumblebees Multitask – When the Stakes Are High (11/12/2013)

Cow Compass Points the Way North (11/7/2013)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About Caecilians (or, The Amphibian is One in a Caecilian) (11/4/2013)

Duetting Wrens Make Beautiful Music Together (10/29/2013)

Head-Banging Demon Mole Rats Just Want to be Left Alone (10/23/2013)

Problem-Solving Parrots Understand Cause and Effect (10/17/2013)

The Hills are Alive With the Sound of Bat Song (10/14/2013)

Elephants Get The Point (10/10/2013)

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Binturong (or, How Can It Binturong When It Feels So Right?) (10/7/2013)

Dolphin Hear, Dolphin Do: Imitation by Echolocation (10/3/2013)

Cuckoo Finches Use Multiple Tricks to ‘Pass the Beak’ on Parenting (9/24/2013)

The Sneaky Queen Gets the Colony (9/19/2013)

Even Motionless Prey Isn’t Safe From This Bat’s Unique Echolocation Ability (9/17/2013)

How and Why Do Guppies Jump? (9/12/2013)

Tickling Rats for Science (9/9/2013)

Welcome to Zoologic! (9/5/2013)