“Eating Among Friends” – National Wildlife Federation
Cannibalism among animals may be more prevalent than you think.
“This Can’t Be Love” – The New York Times
More information on the gruesome mating practices of the praying mantis and its relative, the Chinese mantis.
“The ‘wild’ side of mating rituals” – The Boston Globe
Get a glimpse into the wild world of mating at the Franklin Zoo.
“Liberated seahorse dads carry the babies” – CNN
“Behold the pregnant male seahorse.”
“Pick-up tricks from the animal kingdom” – CNN
More interesting mating habits from wildlife around the world.
BOOKS & PRINT
Alcock, John. Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates, 2001.
Grimaldi, David and Michael S. Engel. Evolution of the Insects. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005.
Judson, Olivia. Dr. Tatiana’s Sec Advice to All Creation. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2003.
Ligon, J. David. The Evolution of Avian Breeding Systems. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999.
Shuster, Stephen M. and Michael J. Wade. Mating Systems and Strategies. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 2003.
“Spider Sense,” Wisconsin State Journal, October 28, 2007
“Wild Things; They Make us Look Tame,” Chicago Tribune, February 11, 2007