Some birds are good bioindicators. Scientists can observe birds to get useful information about the health of and changes in the environment.

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Second year PhD student in Biology at Western University

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Different dung beetles have different courtship strategies. Learn how some dung beetles use alternative reproductive tactics to up their chances of finding a mate.

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Arctic animals have features that help them thrive in a harsh environment. But the reverse is also true: many of these creatures depend on Arctic conditions to survive.

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You’ve probably encountered plenty of mythological creatures like centaurs and mermaids in books and movies. But could these strange hybrids actually exist? Although is is possible for animals from two different species to produce offspring, it doesn’t happen very often.

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What makes skunk spray smell so awful? And how can you get rid of the smell? It’s all in the chemistry! (3:50 min.)

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An open house for the general public and a symposium for students in Grades 9-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at Queen’s University. Learn how field biologists study evolution, ecology and animal behaviour!

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You might think that crop farming is a sophisticated activity that only humans do. But ants are crop farmers too!

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What do gray wolves, elephants, and parrotfish have in common? They're all keystone species, which means they have an especially large impact on their habitat. (5:07 min.)

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