In the caves of Cuba, at Desembarco del Granma National Park, boas hunt in packs. That’s the conclusion of a study published in Animal Behavior and Cognition by Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor of psychology. His study was featured by national and international media outlets.
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Snakes, although as social as birds and mammals, have long been thought to be solitary hunters and eaters.
Scientific findings are awaiting discovery in your backyard. The requirement? A keen sense of observation and patience.
Healthy Pets recently featured the research of Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor of psychology, which examines the hunting behavior of crocodiles.
Interested in birding or wildlife photography? Enjoy playing Pokémon Go and catching imaginary creatures? If so, you may simply be expressing your inner hunter. So says a new study from Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor of psychology at UT. Dinets used himself as a case study to demonstrate that at least some humans do have a hunting instinct—or, more precisely, an innate interest in finding and catching prey.
An article by Scientific American featured research by Vladimir Dinets, research assistant professor of psychology, on invasive bird species. Long dismissed as accidental tourists, birds that turn up outside their normal ranges may instead be pioneers.
Smithsonian Magazine recently interviewed Vladimir Dinets, assistant research professor of psychology and an animal behaviorist, for a story about new threats to crocodiles, animals that have long been considered indestructible.
Numerous national and international outlets feature Vladimir Dinets’ recent study on a hyena-wolf partnership in Israel.
It is often true in life that adversity makes humans more likely to lean on one another. That theme of interdependence in hard times apparently holds true in the animal kingdom, according to a new study co-authored by a UT researcher.
The whooping crane, with its snowy white plumage and trumpeting call, is one of the most beloved American birds, and one of the most endangered. As captive-raised cranes are re-introduced in Louisiana, they are gaining a new descriptor: natural killer. A new study from a UT researcher suggests Louisiana cranes are faring well thanks in part to their penchant for hunting reptiles and amphibians.