Sunday, 15 July 2018

Biologists show that female seals have consistent personalities



Whether bold or shy, seal personalities are steady over time, study says

Date: June 27, 2018
Source: University of Alberta

Summary:
Female seals don't change their spots, according to a new study. In fact, individual differences in boldness remain consistent over time. The study is among the first to examine boldness in wild marine mammals in the burgeoning field of animal personality. Animal personality influences many ecological processes, like how individuals interact with other species or respond to changing environmental conditions.


No comments:

Post a comment

You only need to enter your comment once! Comments will appear once they have been moderated. This is so as to stop the would-be comedian who has been spamming the comments here with inane and often offensive remarks. You know who you are!

Related Posts with Thumbnails

ShareThis