Giant pandas are more likely to reject cubs born via artificial insemination

Conservationists have used artificial insemination to help grow giant panda populations, but data from decades of births show that panda mothers are less likely to care for cubs born this way Life 28 January 2022 By Sophie Freeman A female giant panda at the Bifengxia Panda Base in China Imaginechina Limited/Alamy Giant pandas that become … Read more

Mother jaguars may flirt to save their cubs’ lives | Science

It was almost Valentine’s Day 2020, and love was in the air—jaguar love, that is. A pair of the spotted big cats tumbled in the grass, sending throaty mating growls through the grasses of Hato La Aurora Nature Reserve in Colombia’s tropical savanna region. When wildcat ecologist Diana Stasiukynas of the big cat conservation philanthropy … Read more