How deadly is the emergence of malaria in Common Loons?

Recently, we have documented malaria parasites killing Common Loons, an iconic species of the northern wilderness...

Can aerial photography be used to measure leatherback sea turtle body condition?

Unlike hard-shelled sea turtles, the leatherback’s soft-shell changes shape relative to their nutritional...

Why are frigatebird chicks so vulnerable to a viral disease?

A novel herpesvirus likely indigenous to the magnificent frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) has been linked...

How are cave-dwelling amphibians responding to parasitic and environmental threats?

Amphibian declines are occurring at alarming rates worldwide. To ensure a future for amphibians, we must...

Understanding transmission of a deadly fungus to prevent a salamander apocalypse in North America

Salamanders in Europe are dying from a disease caused by the "salamander devouring fungus", Bsal. This pathogen...

What colors and patterns attract predators to caterpillars?

Caterpillars are a popular prey item for birds, mammals and insects and are widely used for predator-prey...

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