- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- Cannibalism in the Madagascan dinosaur Majungatholus atopus. Rogers, Raymond R.; Krause, David W.; Curry Rogers, Kristina // Nature;4/3/2003, Vol. 422 Issue 6931, p515
Many lines of evidence have been brought to bear on the question of theropod feeding ecology, including functional and physiological considerations, morphological constraints, taphonomic associations, and telling-although rare-indications of direct ingestion. Tooth marks of theropods, although...
- 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.
- Waste not, want not. // Discover;Nov95, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p32
Focuses on the practice of self-cannibalization by the Great Salt Lake brine shrimp Artemia franciscana according to researcher Matthew Gliwicz. Influence of population density on the animal's feeding behavior; Parts consisting the animal's diet.