- Even way back then, faint hearts didn't win a fair lady. // New Scientist;5/28/2005, Vol. 186 Issue 2501, p48
The article reports that horny male trilobites may have been fighting it out over the females hundreds of millions of years ago, making them the earliest combatants known to take part in such sexual contests. Rob Knell, a biologist at Queen Mary University of London and Richard Fortey of...
- LAST BUG STANDING. // Ralph;Apr2008, p30
The article focuses on bug fighting at the web site Japanesebugfights.com. According to the author, the rules of the fight is that only two insects per bout and no weapons are allowed. It is said that the fights have featured various insects, including centipedes against wasps and scorpions...
- Ownership, size and reproductive status affect the outcome of food ball contests in a dung roller beetle: when do enemies share? Chamorro-Florescano, Ivette A.; Favila, Mario E.; Mac�as-Ord��ez, Rogelio // Evolutionary Ecology;Mar2011, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p277
Theory predicts that asymmetry between contenders influences their ability to defend resources. More recently, some theoretical approaches have also examined the circumstances that might promote sharing of the disputed resources. We tested these hypotheses in males of the ball roller beetle...
- "For us, this day is special". Hussain, Syed Zarir // South Asian Post;1/26/2012, p9
The article focuses on the annual buffalo fight in the village of Ahatguri, 80 kilometer (km) east of Assam's main city of Guwahati in India which had been considered as a tradition that goes back centuries.
- Attack and defense during play fighting appear to be motivationally independent behaviors in... Pellis, Sergio M.; Pellis, Vivien C. // Psychological Record;Spring91, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p175
Reports that attack and defense during play fighting by muroid rodents appear to be motivationally independent behaviors. Proof against assumptions regarding the correlation of attack and defense if they were controlled by one motivational system; Developmental analysis of rodents.
- BUTTING HEADS. // WILD;May2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p24
Presents a photograph of fighting warthogs.
- Charity plea to end bear-baiting. McWilliam, Fiona // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Jun97, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p7
Reports that the World Society for the Protection of Animals' undercover investigations in Pakistan have revealed evidence of a resurgence of bear-baiting. Banning of the `sport' in Pakistan; Call on Pakistan to enforce existing laws and confiscate bears.
- Ouch! // Ranger Rick;May2001, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on the habit of male buffaloes of fighting each other to assert dominance.
- Whitetail Handbook. // Field & Stream;Oct2006, Vol. 111 Issue 6, pWH12
A photograph of two bucks fighting with each other is presented.