How Galápagos finches evade a parasitic fly

Darwin’s finches on the Galápagos Islands are once again providing insights into the theory of evolution, with two Flinders University studies investigating their dealings with a […]

Lovesongs from paradise take a nosedive

The Galápagos Islands finches named after Charles Darwin are starting to sing a different tune because of an introduced pest in the once pristine environment. International […]

A window into the weird and wonderful

The web-making strategies of spiders, the sexual proclivities of squid, the effects of human tourism on bottle-nosed dolphins and the fight-back by the iconic Darwin’s finch against a voracious parasite are among the phenomena that will be described at a national conference on animal behaviour Flinders University from April 11 to 13.