Female fairy-wrens sing as often as males, and it’s not just for sex, a new study has revealed
A cautious eastern grey kangaroo tests the aqua waters of Narrawallee Creek Inlet, New South Wales, to the surprise of onlookers
The male peacock spiders’ miniature courtship dance reveals these Aussie natives can really flaunt it.
Male bowerbirds may look like they’re at the mercy of picky females, but these males have an optical illusion up their sleeves
Are you happy or angry? Dogs can tell the difference, says a new study
A carnivorous cone snail uses an insulin-laced cocktail to essentially send fish into a diabetic coma.
The ‘Saved’ photography competition encouraged people from around the world to submit images of national parks and protected areas, inspiring others to nurture these important natural spaces. The finalists had their images displayed as part of the IUCN World Parks Congress, held in Sydney in November. See some of the images here, and find all of the finalists and winners at www.wpcsaved.com.
In a violent humpback whale mating strategy, lusty males fight for access to females, sometimes even to the death.
Science & Environment
More so than anywhere else in the world, our orchids are deceitful temptresses with a powerful perfume.
For the first time, it’s been shown that birds can sniff out their own kind by the smell of their feathers