Here's a Python eating a crocodile: (photo credit Tiffany Corlis) I read that most Pythons would go for smaller prey, around the size of a house cat, but that larger species enjoy crocodiles, deer ...
In most biomes on earth, and certainly in the most densely-populated, the best camouflage color or pattern for an animal would be a variant of green, so as to blend in with the leaves and grasses of ...
When I watch wilderness specials for more than a few minutes, I notice a familiar pattern: predators are depicted as being alerted by the scent of blood. Wounded animals seem to make the best prey and ...
Puffer fish is known for having a anti-predation defense mechanism of having toxin-exuding spikes. Are there predators which evolved specifically to prey on puffer fish? (presumably, by evolving ...
Myrmarachne plataleoides is a jumping spider that mimics the Kerengga or weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) in both morphology and behaviour. However, the two sexes appear different: Myrmarachne ...
I've often heard that a population, human or otherwise, will continue to grow as long as there is food available (assuming nothing else is killing them off). It makes sense: if you have food you can ...
How do porcupines keep from pricking each other while mating? It seems like they would constantly be scratching each other.