Tag: aging

January 25, 2021

For red squirrels, it’s good to know their neighbors

Even though red squirrels are a solitary species, knowing their neighbors can help them survive. “Solitary doesn’t mean asocial,” said Erin Siracusa, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of...

September 26, 2018

Noisy roads may make birds age faster

Being around noisy traffic may make zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) that have left the nest age faster than birds in more rural environments, according to new research. Researchers had known...