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Sharks use all available senses to hunt down prey

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 18:40

A new study has revealed that when a shark gets hungry, it will use all the senses it has available to hunt down something to eat.

How different animals evolved their defenses

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 11:04

A new research has provided new breakthrough in explaining how animal defenses evolve.

Sharks prefer attacking prey from behind

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 16:32

Researchers have claimed that sharks can comprehend body orientation and therefore know whether humans are facing them or not.

How cheetahs catch their prey

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 12:42

A new study has revealed that the cheetah, which is the world`s fastest land animal, matches and may even anticipate the escape tactics of different prey when hunting, rather than just relying on its speed and agility, as previously thought.

Sawfish `use Wi-Fi to find prey`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 12:39

Sawfish senses electric fields to find prey, contrary to the widely held perception that they only feed from the bottom of the ocean.

`Predator, prey base has increased at Dudhwa Tiger Reserve`

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 13:14

WTI survey has highlighted the fact that numbers of both prey as well as predators have increased.

Mosquitoes use different odour sensors to track human prey

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 01, 2010, 19:17

Malaria mosquito apparently relies on a battery of different types of odour sensors to mediate its most critical behaviours.

Ancient birds jabbed at prey with axelike beaks

Last Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010, 09:50

Ninety-pound birds that once lived in South America wielded their giant, sharp beaks in quick jabs, much like the boxing tactics of Muhammad Ali, according to a new study.

Bowhead whales smell the air

Last Updated: Sunday, August 08, 2010, 11:49

Scientists have revealed a previously undiscovered ability of bowhead whales` to smell the air - a finding that could change the understanding of how they locate prey.

Wildcats mimic their prey’s calls to hunt them

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 16:16

For the first time, researchers found a wildcat species imitating the call of its intended victim in order to hunt it.

How sharks sniff out their prey

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 11:07

Sharks have a keen sense of smell and a remarkable ability to follow their noses through the ocean.

The secret behind sharks sniffing out their prey

Last Updated: Friday, June 11, 2010, 17:32

It`s no secret that sharks have a keen sense to smell their meal.