WEIRD ANIMALS

 

Why Some Tropical Fish Are Gettin’ Squiggly With It

On occasion, different species of angelfish produce hybrid offspring even more colorful than the parents. Various species of angelfish and their putative hybridized offspring. Row A, from left, a Griffis and a goldspotted angelfish; Row B, a red stripe and a lemonpeel angelfish; …

Eyes painted on cow butts thwart lion attacks

An experiment in Botswana suggests a non-lethal deterrent for predatory lions.  Image source: Ben Yexly/UNSW – By Robby Berman 2020 Aug 12 – Lions help maintain balance in their ecosystems, but they also kill cattle. The big cats are ambush predators who depend …