- Octopus Entourage. DeLoach, Ned; DeLoach, Anna // Scuba Diving;Jun2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p17
The author narrates how an Octopus vulgaris or common octopus with an escort of opportunistic groupers and snappers went hunting for crustaceans in a shallow patch reef.
- Savage siblings. Chang, Maria L. // Science World;01/10/97, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p8
Presents examples of sibling rivalry in the animal world. Animals' killing of brothers and sisters to survive; Finding that animal parents promote siblicidal behavior; Egrets and cattle egret parents' allowing of older children to kill the youngest for food; Amphibians' eating of siblings to...
- Warning: Cannibalism is bad for your health. Day, Michael // New Scientist;05/23/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2135, p6
Reports on research done by biologists into animalistic cannibalism. Indications that cannibalism is avoided to lower the risk of species-specific pathogens; Details of experiments done.
- Cheetah cannibalism shows that intruders will not be tolerated. // National Geographic;Jun97, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p143
Looks at cannibalism in Cheetahs. Cannibalism as a result of an intruder entering a cheetah's territory; Comments from Luke Hunter, who has been studying cheetahs since 1992.
- Animal cannibals: A risky diet. Eliot, John L. // National Geographic;Apr99, Vol. 195 Issue 4, p144
Cites the results of a study showing the reason why cannibalism is very rare in nature. Death of a salamander that ate a diseased salamander of similar species.
- Dino Cleared of Cannabalism? // Current Science;12/15/2006, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p14
The article reports that Coelophysis is held up as the foremost example of cannibalistic behavior in dinosaurs, but new evidences suggest that it may not be true.
- Dog eat Dog. Weir, Kirsten // Current Science;2/13/2004, Vol. 89 Issue 12, p4
Reports that cannibalism is a normal part of life for prairie dogs and many other species.
- Cannibalism and density-dependent mortality in the wolf spider Pardosa milvina (Araneae: Lycosidae). Buddle, Christopher M.; Walker, Sean E.; Rypstra, Ann L. // Canadian Journal of Zoology;Aug2003, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p1293
Cannibalism is an important regulating mechanism in many terrestrial and aquatic arthropod communities. Spider ecologists have suggested that cannibalism with wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae) in the genera Schizocosa and Pardosa is common and can act in population regulation. This hypothesis...
- An Intraspecific Killing in Adult Pacific Reef Egrets (Egretta sacra). Beckmann, Christa // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Jun2008, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p422
Intraspecific killing without cannibalism is rare in birds. I report an observation of an adult Pacific Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) killing an adult conspecific at One Tree Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The motivation and context for the killing were not apparent. To the best of my...