Animal Behavior Society
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Meeting Program


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2018


CONFERENCE  DAY 2 



7:45 - 8:00 AM
PLENARY/SYMPOSIUM

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
Chair/Organizer: Jonathan Pruitt & Johannes Britz
Union Ballroom


8:00 - 9:00 AM

PLENARY/SYMPOSIUM

PLENARY TALK: KATIE SLOCOMBE
Union Ballroom


9:00 - 9:30 AM

BREAK

MORNING COFFEE/SNACKS
2nd Floor Lounge


9:30 - 12:00 PM

PLENARY/SYMPOSIUM

PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM: ANIMAL COMMUNICATION, COGNITION & THE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE I
Chair/Organizer: Bill Searcy
Union Ballroom


9:30
The honeybee waggle dance: the importance of dance communication for individual and colony success
Christoph Grueter. Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Rhineland Palatine, Germany

10:00
Birdsong learning, avian cognition, and the evolution of language
William A. Searcy1, Stephen Nowicki2. 1University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, United States2Duke University, Durham, NC, United States

10:30
Using Birds to Provide Insights in the Evolution of Language
Carel ten Cate. Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Leiden Netherlands

11:00
Exploring compositionality and grammatical rules in avian vocal sequences
Toshitaka Suzuki. The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan

11:30
The developmental neuromechanics of vocal behavior
Asif Ghazanfar. Princeton University

PARALLEL TALKS

APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOR 1
Lapham 103


9:30
What happens when animal shelters stop assessing for food guarding in thier shelter assessment?
Heather Mohan-Gibbons1, Emily Dolan1, Pamela Reid1, Margaret Slater1, Hugh Mulligan1, Emily Weiss1. 1ASPCA, New York City, NY, United States6

9:45
Improving Canine Welfare In Commercial Breeding (CB) Operations: Evaluating Rehoming Candidates  
James Ha1, Judith Stella2, Traci Shreyer3, Candace Croney3. 1University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States2USDA-APHIS Center for Animal Welfare, W Lafayette, IN, United States3Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN, United States

10:00
Optimizing outcomes for extremely fearful dogs at the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center
Katherine Miller2, Victoria Cussen1,3, Kristen Collins2, Pamela Reid1. 1Anti-Cruelty Behavior Team, ASPCA, New York, NY, United States2Behavioral Rehabilitation Center, ASPCA, Asheville, NC, United States3Four Questions Consulting, Seattle, W, United States

10:15
Systematic Rehabilitation of Specific Health Care Procedure Aversions in Five Ponies
Catherine A Torcivia1, Sue M McDonnell2. 1University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square , PA, United States2University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, PA, United States

10:30
Use of the Functional Analysis to Identify the Function of Mouthing in Dogs
Mindy R Waite, Tiffany M Kodak, Samantha C J Bergmann, Caitlin J Fulton. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, United States

10:45
Demonstrating Behavioral Manifestation of Trichromacy in Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia spp.) Using SMARTA
Raymond Vagell1, Vance J. Vagell2, Rachel L. Jacobs3, James Gordon1, Andrea L. Baden4,5,6. 1Animal Behavior and Conservation, Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, United States2Queens, New York, NY, United States3Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States4Department of Anthropology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, United States5Department of Anthropology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY, United States6The New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology , New York, NY

11:00
New Methods to Study the Organization of Behavior in Laboratory Rats: An Ethological Approach
Melissa J. Glenn1, David G. Mumby2, Amanda L. Doak1, Caroline Pawelczyk2, Natalie Joyce1. 1Colby College, Waterville, Maine, United States2Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

11:15
Horses Prefer Food over Human Contact for Task Reward and Notes on Pasture Retrieval Behavior  
Emily Kieson, Crystal Felix, Summer Webb, Charles I. Abramson. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States

11:30
Active space of grasshopper mouse vocalizations in relation to woody plant encroachment
Dana Green, Tucker Scolman, Bret Pasch. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

11:45
How to Disarm an Evolutionary Trap
Bruce Robertson1, Daniel Blumstein2. 1Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, United States2University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States


BEHAVIORAL PASTICITY 1
LUB S151


9:30
Response to aversive vocal playbacks by California mice before and after pairbonding
Nathaniel S. Rieger, Catherine A. Marler. University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, United States

9:45
An unexpected behavior: Acorn Woodpeckers use granaries in urban areas in northern South America 
Paulo Pulgarin1, Hana Londoño2. 1Universidad CES, Medellin, Antioquia, Columbia2Universidad CES, Medellin, Antioquia, Columbia

10:00
Variation in Behavior as a Result of Eumelanin Coloration in the Eastern Mosquitofish.
Eve A. Humphrey, Kimberly A. Hughes, Joseph Travis. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States

10:15
The relationship between experience, neurohormones, and plasticity in mating behaviors of a wolf spider
Brent Stoffer1, Jennifer Price2, Rebecca Wilson2, Thomas C Jones2, George W Uetz1. 1University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States2Eastern Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, United States

10:30
Social Play Predicts Docility In Belding's Ground Squirrels
James S. Hurst-Hopf, Scott L. Nunes, Martha P. Monroy Montemayor, Nyla N. Leonardi. University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

10:45
Keep animal behavior in the dark: Global anthropogenic lighting, biodiversity and behavior
Brett M. Seymoure1,2, Jeremy White1,2, Rachel Buxton1, Carlos Linares1, Kurt Fristrup3, George Wittemyer1, Kevin Crooks1, Lisa Angeloni2. 1Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States2Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States3Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division, National Park Service, Fort Collins, CO, United States

11:00
Phenotypic plasticity of mating calls of the field cricket Gryllus rubens (Orthoptera: Gryllinae)
Oliver M. Beckers1, Nicholas Norman1, Jacob Pease1, Katherine Murphey1,2. 1Murray State University, Murray, KY, United States2University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, United States

11:15
When and Why Do Multiple Stressors Have Particularly Strong Negative Impacts?  A Conceptual Overview
Andrew Sih1, Philip H, Crowley2, Michael Gil1, Cameron Jones1, Laura Lopez1, Anne Todgham1, Pete C. Trimmer1. 1University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States2University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

11:30
Open Slot.

11:45
Open Slot.


COMMUNICATION 1
LUB N140


9:30
Male German Blue Rams Prefer Females with bright belly coloration: a study using computer animated fish models
Lori H. LaPlante, Samantha B. Delaney. Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH, United States

9:45
The quantitative genetics of signal traits, preferences, and thermal reaction norms in a treehopper  
Daniel A. Sasson, Dowen I. Jocson, Kasey D. Fowler-Finn. Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, United States

10:00
Into the blue: Categorical vs continuous perception along a signal vs non-signal color continuum
Stephen Nowicki, Eleanor Caves, Patrick Green, Matthew Zipple, Sonke Johnsen, Susan Peters. Duke University, Durham, NC, United States

10:15
Receiver response to song divergence in a Neotropical songbird
Alana D Demko1, J Roberto Sosa-López2, Daniel J Mennill1. 1University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada2CIIDIR Unidad Oaxaca, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico

10:30
Effects of Body Condition and Stream Noise on Female Response to Uni- and Multimodal Male Signals of a Frog
Vinicius M. Caldart1, Maurício B. dos Santos2, Glauco Machado1. 1LAGE do Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil2Laboratório de Fotobiologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciências Espaciais, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

10:45
Habitat Structure Drives the Evolution of Aerial Displays in Birds
Joao C. T. Menezes1,2, Rafael Maia1,3, Eduardo S. A. Santos1,2. 1Programa de Pos-graduacao em Ecologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil2BECO do Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil3Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States

11:00
Male song and female off-territory forays in the great tit (Parus major)
Nina Bircher1,2, Kees van Oers2, Camilla Hinde1, Marc Naguib1. 1Behavioural Ecology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen Netherlands2Department of Animal Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Wageningen Netherlands

11:15
Synchronized Signaling: a Tradeoff in Female Attraction Between the Chorus and Individual
Henry D. Legett1, Ikkyu Aihara2, Ximena E. Bernal1,3. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan3Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City Panama

11:30
Signals of quality vs. individual recognition: A model of the tradeoffs in assessment strategies
Elizabeth A. Hobson1, Eleanor R. Harris2. 1Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM, United States2University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States

11:45
Open Slot.


SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 1
LUB N146


9:30
Presence of a Stressed Sibling Altered Cardiovascular and Behavioral Responses in Prairie Voles
W. Tang Watanasriyakul, Marigny C. Normann, Oreoluwa I. Akinbo, Miranda Cox, Sarah Ciosek, Joshua Wardwell, Angela J. Grippo. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, United States

9:45
Oxytocin, affiliation, and social bonds in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus [Sapajus] apella)
Meghan J. Sosnowski1,2, Marcela E. Benítez1,2, Olivia B. Tomeo1,2, Sarah F. Brosnan1,2,3. 1Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States2Language Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States3Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States

10:00
Social Buffering of Maternal Stress in Wild Yellow-Bellied Marmots
Xochitl Ortiz Ross1, Gabriela M. Pinho2, Andrew N. Reese3, Daniel T. Blumstein2. 1College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine, United States2University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States3Indiana University, Bloomigton, Indiana, United States

10:15
Testosterone and status competition in male and female capuchin monkeys (Cebus [Sapajus] apella)
Olivia B. Tomeo1,2, Marcela E. Benítez1,2, Meghan J. Sosnowski1,2, Sarah F. Brosnan1,2,3. 1Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States2Language Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States3Neuroscience Institute and Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States

10:30
Ten percent of informed individuals are needed to trigger a full-group response
William L. Romey, Charles Kemak. State University of New York, Potsdam, NY, United States

10:45
Macronutrient Regulation by the Desert Leafcutter Ant Acromyrmex versicolor
Nathan E Smith, Jennifer Fewell. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States

11:00
Collective Transport up Vertical surfaces in the Weaver Ant Oecophylla smaragdina
Andrew Burchill1, Chris Reid2. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States2Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

11:15
Hypervigilance, Anxiety, and Social Isolation in a Free-Ranging Primate (M. mulatta)
Sam M. Larson1, Angelina Ruiz-Lambides2, Michael L. Platt3,4,5, Lauren J.N. Brent6. 1Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States2Caribbean Primate Research Center, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States3Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States4Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States5Department of Marketing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States6Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour, University of Exeter, Exeter United Kingdom

11:30
Social Networks Mediate the Transmission of Commensal Gut E. coli among Captive Rhesus Macaques
Krishna Balasubramaniam1, Brianne Beisner1,2, Jiahui Guan3, Josephine Hubbard1,4, Jessica Vandeleest1,2, Hsieh Fushing3, Rob Atwill1, Brenda McCowan1,2. 1Department of Population Health & Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, United States2Brain, Mind & Behavior, California National Primate Research Center, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, United States3Department of Statistics, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, United States4Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, United States

11:45
Altered gut microbiome can impact honey bee learning and memory   
Svjetlana Vojvodic . Rowan University , Glassboro, New Jersey , United States


12:00 - 1:30 PM

LUNCH

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Sandburg Cafe (Meal Plan)


12:30 - 1:30 PM

MEETING

A/CAAB SOCIAL
LUB N126


LATIN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE LUNCH
Channel Lounge


NSF WORKSHOP
Lapham 101


1:30 - 3:30 PM

PLENARY/SYMPOSIUM

PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM: ANIMAL COMMUNICATION, COGNITION & THE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE II
Union Ballroom


1:30
Some discontinuities in language evolution
Klaus Zuberbühler. University of St. Andrews

2:00
Gelada vocalizations and the origins of language
Thore J. Bergman1, Morgan L. Gustison2,3, Jacinta C. Beehner1. 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States2Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States3University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States

2:30
Functional parallels in language and animal communication
Robert Seyfarth, Dorothy Cheney. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States

3:00
Open Slot.

3:00
Open Slot.

PARALLEL TALKS

APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOR 2
Lapham 103


1:30
The influence of exercise on anxiety-like behavior in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Cairsty DePasquale, John Leri. Penn State University - Altoona, Altoona, PA, United States

1:45
Degree of Agreement for Three Methods of Canine Behavior Assessment
Carolyn Loyer1, Robin Foster1,2, James C. Ha1. 1University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States2University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, United States

2:00
Evaluating Attachment Styles in Shelter, Foster & Pet Dogs: Implications for Welfare and Separation Anxiety
Lauren E. Thielke, Monique A. R. Udell. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States

2:15
The Validity of a Fake Dog for Assessing Dog Sociability in Dogs from Rescue Hoarders 
Sharon Wirant, MA ACAAB, Pamela Reid, PhD, CAAB, Emily Dolan, PhD, Katherine Miller, PhD, CAAB. ASPCA, New York, NY, United States

2:30
Investigating inter-species interactions between primates in a mixed species exhibit at the Buffalo Zoo
Jordan S. Simpson, Heather S. Zimbler-DeLorenzo. Alfred University, Alfred, NY, United States

2:45
Dog-dog Aggression: A Comparison of Successful and Unsuccessful Treatment
Ellen J Mahurin. Sabra Dog Training, Franklin, TN, United States

3:00
Open Slot.

3:15
Open Slot.


BEHAVIORAL PASTICITY 2
LUB S151


1:30
Oh what a tangled web: How extended and behavioral phenotypes interact to determine foraging success
Nicholas DiRienzo1, Pierre-Olivier Montiglio2, Anna Dornhaus1. 1University of Arizona, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tucson, AZ, United States2Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des Sciences Biologiques, Québec, Montréal, Canada

1:45
Does increased rearing temperature affect behavior and/or physiology of Gryllodes sigillatus?
Chandreyee Mitra, Marguerite Ernst, Ashley Fagerson, Eric Glaser, Alyssa Neimeyer, Brandi Pessman, Josie Woger, Ashley Wojciechowski. North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, United States

2:00
Snow Roosting Behavior Reduces Temperature-induced Stress in a Wintering Bird
Amy A. Shipley1, Michael J. Sheriff2, Jonathan N. Pauli1, Benjamin Zuckerberg1. 1University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Madison, WI, United States2Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States

2:15
Fitness effects of anthropogenic noise on acoustically signaling invertebrates
Gabrielle A. Gurule-Small, Robin M. Tinghitella. University of Denver, Denver, CO, United States

2:30
Open Slot.

2:45
Open Slot.

3:00
Open Slot.

3:15
Open Slot.


PARENTAL CARE
LUB N140


1:30
When is the sensitive period for the effect of fathering on offspring behavior in threespined sticklebacks?
Alison Bell1,2,3,4, Jason Keagy1,2. 1School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States2Institute for Genomic Biology, Urbana, IL, United States3Neuroscience Program, Urbana, IL, United States4Program in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, Urbana, IL, United States

1:45
Parent-offspring communication and the effects of oxytocin on maternal care in the California mouse
Caleigh D. Guoynes, Catherine A. Marler. UW Madison, Madison, WI, United States

2:00
Effects of paternal perception of predation risk on offspring behavior throughout development
Kelsey Brass, Nathan Herndon, Polly Campbell. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States

2:15
Mechanisms by Which Adult Personality Influences Offspring Outcomes in Zebra Finches
Katerina M. Faust, Michael H. Goldstein. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

2:30
What mother-infant communication in feral horses can tell us about the mammalian juvenile stage
Cassandra MV Nuñez1, Daniel I Rubenstein2. 1Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States2Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

2:45
Nana or No-no? Grandmother Effects in Bottlenose Dolphins
Caitlin Karniski, Ewa Krzyszczyk, Janet Mann. Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States

3:00
Open Slot.

3:15
Open Slot.


SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 2
LUB N146


1:30
Decreased fidelity of PZP-treated females contributes to changes in male behavior in feral horses
Maggie M. Jones, Cassandra M.V. Nuñez. Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States

1:45
Zebras and their Nematodes: How Host Behavior can Alter the Host-Parasite Arms Race
Kaia J. Tombak, Johan Pansu, Sarah A. Budischak, Robert M. Pringle, Daniel I. Rubenstein. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

2:00
Expansion into the Terrestrial Niche by an Arboreal Neotropical Primate on Predator-free Islands
Claudio M. Monteza-Moreno1, 3, 4, 5, Patrick A. Jansen1, 2, Margaret Crofoot1, 3, 4. 1Center for Tropical Forest Science, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, Panama, Panama2Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, Wageningen, Netherlands3Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, United States4Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States5Estación Científica Coiba-AIP, Panama, Panama, Panama

2:15
Wild Zebrafish Population Differences in Collective behavior are related to Water flow, but not Vegetation
Delia S Shelton1,4,5, Sierra G Shelton2, Danita K Daniel3, Anuradha Bhat3, Robert L Tanguay1, Emília P Martins5. 1Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States2Blinn College, Brenham, TX, United States3IISER- Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India4Leibniz Institute, Berlin Germany5University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada6Arizona State University, Phoeniz, AZ, Canada

2:30
Benefits of developing with kin depend on resource availability in the American toad (A. americanus)
Sara C. Garnett1, 2, Eben J. Gering1, Tom Getty1, 2. 1Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States2W. K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI, United States

2:45
Open Slot.

3:00
Open Slot.

3:15
Open Slot.


3:00 - 6:00 PM

WORKSHOP

CONSERVATION COMMITTEE WORKSHOP
LUB N120


3:30 - 4:00 PM

BREAK

AFTERNOON COFFEE/SNACKS
2nd Floor Lounge


4:00 - 6:00 PM

PLENARY/SYMPOSIUM

SEXUAL DIALOGUES SYMPOSIUM
Union Ballroom


4:00
Dance as mutual courtship communication in Estrildid finches
Masayo Soma. Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

4:30
Copulatory dialogues between male and female tsetse flies (Diptera: Muscidae: Glossina pallidipes)
Daniel Briceño. University of Costa Rica

5:00
Vibrational duetting in Aphrodes makarovi
Anka Kuhelj, Meta Virant-Doberlet. National Institute of Biology, Ljubljana Slovenia

5:30
Male and female Australian magpie-larks respond differently to variation in song frequency (pitch)
Ashton L Dickerson, Jessica Rowland, Asher Trama, Daniel Wraith-Frank, Michelle L Hall. School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

PARALLEL TALKS

BEHAVIOR GENETICS/GENOMICS
Lapham 103


4:00
Is low aggression a sickness behavior in honey bees?
Clare C. Rittschof. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, United States

4:15
Testing for Behavioral and Transcriptomic Correlates of an Experimentally Evolved Oviposition Preference
Michael Austin, Pablo Iturralde, Katherine West, Hannah Franko, Aimee Dunlap. Univ. of Missouri, St. Louis, MO, United States

4:30
Call Traits and Preferences Differ across a Large Geographic Range
Megan A Murphy1, Kyle Wilhite2, Kimberly L Hunter1, Ryan C Taylor1. 1Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, United States2University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States

4:45
Mating Behaviour of Teratorhabditis Nematode
WAJIH JAMAL1, IRFAN AHMAD2. 1ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY, ALIGARH, UTTAR PRADESH, India2ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY, ALIGARH, UTTAR PRADESH, India

5:00
Epigenetic Methylation of the Oxytocin Receptor Gene in Differentially Socialized Dog Puppies
Katherine M. Grillaert1, Giulia Cimarelli1,2, Zsófia Bánlaki3, Kurt Kotrschal2,4, Friederike Range1,2, Zsófia Virányi1,2. 1Clever Dog Lab, Comparative Cognition, Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, University of Vienna, Vienna Austria2Wolf Science Center, Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, University of Vienna, Vienna Austria3Department of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest Hungary4Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna Austria

5:15
Early Brain Neurogenomic Response Associated With Variation In Female Mate Preferences
Natasha I Bloch1, Alberto Corral-López 2, Severine Buechel2, Alexander Kotrschal2, Niclas Kolm2, Judith E Mank1. 1University College London, London United Kingdom2Stockholm University, Stockholm Sweden

5:30
Disrupted genomic imprinting impacts early postpartum maternal behavior in an interspecific mouse cross
Sarah Gardner, Polly Campbell. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States

5:45
Open Slot.


COGNITION & LEARNING 1
LUB N140


4:00
Spatial learning abilities in captive and wild-born delicate skinks (Lampropholis delicata)
Reut Vardi1, Celine Goulet2, Oded Berger-Tal1, Bob Wong2, David Chapple2. 1Ben-Gurion University, Midreshet Ben-Gurion Israel2Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

4:15
Predictors of innovation in spotted hyenas
Lily Johnson-Ulrich1, Zoe Johnson-Ulrich2, Kay Holekamp1. 1Department of Integrative Biology, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, United States2Department of Psychology, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, United States

4:30
Primate Problem-solving Paradigms for Captive Asian Elephants
Lisa P. Barrett, Sarah R. Benson-Amram. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States

4:45
When to Learn? Bumblebees Offer Surprising Insights Toward Circadian Plasticity in Cognition
Noah W. Giebink, Daniel R. Papaj. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States

5:00
Tracking a changing environment: Bumble bees rapidly learn not to forage for an unavailable food type
Daniel Papaj1, William Sabino1, Avery Russell1,2. 1University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

5:15
Black widow spiders form predictive mental models of their web.
Clint Sergi, Rafael Rodriguez. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, United States

5:30
Shifts of Visual Attention in Jumping Spiders
Maggie Bruce, Daniel Daye, Andrew J. Conith, Skye Long, Elizabeth Jakob. University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United States

5:45
Do Birds That Tweet Also Feel Beat? The Perception of Temporal Patterns in a Songbird
Brendon Samuels, Scott MacDougallShackleton, Jessica Grahn. The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada


ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS 1
LUB S151


4:00
Why Zebras are Striped
Daniel I. Rubenstein1, Brenda Larison2, Kaia Tombak1, Andrew Gersick1. 1Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States2University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States

4:15
One trait or many: reexamining the multidimensional nature of vocal learning
Timothy F Wright1, Elizabeth P Derryberry2. 1New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, United States2University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

4:30
How are tentweb orbweaver spiders spatially sorted by personality in their invasive vs. native range? 
Angela Chuang, Susan E. Riechert. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

4:45
Role of Food Availability and Individual Behavioral Type on Angling Vulnerability
Toniann D. Keiling, Michael J. Lousion, Cory D. Suski. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States

5:00
Mirror recognition in octopuses
Jennifer A Mather1, Claudio Carere2, Graziano Fiorito3. 1University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada2University of Tuscia, Tuscia Italy3Stazione Zoologica, Naples Italy

5:15
Investigating the Intersection Between Warming Environments and Behavioral Traits Using Largemouth Bass
Dalon White1,2, Michael Nannini1, David Wahl1,2. 1Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL, United States2University of Illinois, Program of Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, Champaign, IL, United States

5:30
A Consequence of Sickness Behavior: Ectoparasites Reduce Activity Levels of Sceloporus Lizards
J. Jaime Zúñiga-Vega, Saúl O. Galicia, Víctor Argaez, Selene Vargas-García, Israel Solano-Zavaleta. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Ciencias, Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

5:45
Black Widows on an Urban Heat Island: Using Behavior to Understand Global Change
J. Chad Johnson, Claire Moen, Taylor Martin, Emily Garver. Az State University, Phoenix, AZ, United States


SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 3
LUB N146


4:00
The spatial context of collective behavior: social spiders on fences and trees
Ambika Kamath, Skylar Primavera, Colin Wright, Grant Doering, Jonathan Pruitt. UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States

4:15
Reciprocal Relationships Between Information Transmission and Social Connections
Ipek G. Kulahci, John L. Quinn. University College Cork, Cork Ireland

4:30
Comparative cognition in the western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)
Kelly J. Wallace, Richie T. Rausch, Mary E. Ramsey, Molly E. Cummings. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

4:45
Do nonhuman primates also experience face pareidolia?
Molly Flessert1,2, Jessica Taubert2, Susan G. Wardle3, David A. Leopold4, Michael J. Beran1, Leslie G. Ungerleider2. 1Georgia State University, Department of Psychology, Atlanta, GA, United States2Section on Neurocircuitry, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, NIMH, Bethesda, MD, United States3Section on Learning and Plasticity, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, NIMH, Bethesda, MD, United States4Section on Cognitive Neurophysiology and Imaging, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, NIMH, Bethesda, MD, United States

5:00
Alarm Calling, Stress, and Fitness of Central Verses Peripheral Urocitellus richardsonii Females.
Thomas J. Wood, James F. Hare. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

5:15
The intimate relationships among Entylia carinata treehoppers, their hostplants and ant protectors  
William Shoenberger, Kasey Fowler-Finn. Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, United States

5:30
Benefits of individual variation in bumble bee colonies
Evan P Kelemen, Anna Dornhaus. University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

5:45
Factors affecting female reproductive success in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster)
Nancy G Solomon1, Brian Keane2. 1Department of Biology, Miami University, Oxford, OH, United States2Department of Biological Sciences, Hamilton, OH, United States


6:00 - 7:30 PM

DINNER BREAKS

DINNER ON YOUR OWN
Sandburg Cafe (Meal Plan)


7:30 - 9:30 PM

POSTER SESSION

POSTER SESSION 1
2nd Floor Lounge


The effects of multisensory noise on activity patterns in a colonial invertebrate, Gromphadorhina portentosa
Nicole I. Abate, Daniel R. Howard. The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States

Juvenile bearded capuchin monkeys handle the hammer differently than adults when cracking nuts
Sophie A. Barton1, Sreinick Keo2, Rushi Patel1, Patrícia Izar3, Elisabetta Visalberghi4, Michael Haslam5, Dorothy M. Fragaszy1. 1University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States2Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States3University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil4National Research Council, Rome, Lazio, Italy5Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Interactive courtship as a response to variation in social environment
Elizabeth Bergen. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States

Engaging Undergraduate Students in Developing Grant Proposals
Andrea M.-K. Bierema. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) Responses to Calls with Altered Intercaw Intervals and Overlap
Andrea J Bilotta, Jeremy G Newton, Jessica J Rouske, Arianna J Greer, Douglas W Wacker. University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, United States

Influence of incubation temperature on sprint performance in the wolf spider, Hogna antelucana
Nicholas W. Blay, Mary C. Towner. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States

The effect of salinity on interspecific and intraspecific aggression in P. reticulata and P. picta.
Rachel E. Bockrath, Craig Marshall, Cameron K. Ghalambor. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

Home-range size of an Andean bird: Assessing the role of physical condition 
Maria I. Castaño, Jorge E. Avendaño, Carlos D. Cadena. Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Cundinamarca, Columbia

How does the fly Ormia ochracea determine sound direction in the vertical plane?    
Mei Yi Chen, Luis J. Almanza, Norman Lee. St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, United States

Signals of cooperation: carcass burial by Nicrophorous burying beetles facilitated by stridulatory sound
Gabriela Chio, Kaylee C. Sullivan, Daniel R. Howard. University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States

Relationship Quality Does Not Affect Zebra Finch Social Behavior Network Response to Partner Calls
Mackenzie Davidson, Mikayla Schaalma, Porscha Carriveau, Ashley Steadman, Jesse Montoure, Sarah Jane Alger. University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI, United States

The influence of predation risk on mate choice in the waxmoth Achroia grisella
Chris Edomwande, Madison Martell, Flavia Barbosa. Department of Biology Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Male Orbweavers Change Pedipalp Insertion Frequency, Duration, and Inflation Based on Female Mating History
Majd Faraj, Kaitlyn Tatro, Jennifer Zavalnitskaya, Ekene Ezeokoli, Kayla Clouse, Anne Danielson-Francois. University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan, United States

Communal Crow Roosts Induce Changes in Social Behavior of Song Sparrows (Melospiza melodia morphna)
Tara R Ferguson1, Zachary G Driscoll1, Cheryl Wotus2, Rebecca S Hartley2, Arianna J Greer1, Douglas W Wacker1. 1University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, United States2Seattle University, Seattle, WA, United States

Habitat preference of spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) in an agricultural landscape
Summer S. Fink, Shannon G. Thrasher, Richard Chandler, Michael Chamberlain, Steven Castleberry. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga, United States

Variation in female mate-preference between two male reproductive tactics in Xiphophorus multilineatus
Meredith Fitschen-Brown1, Scarlett Tudor 2, Jenna Shroyer1, Heather Hamlin2, Molly Morris1. 1Ohio Univeristy, Athens, OH, United States2University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Comparison of Seasonal Behaviors of Animals in Controlled and Uncontrolled Environmental Conditions
Anessa C. Fogle 1, 2, Amber E. Murphy 1, Karyn Collie 1. 1Malone University, North Canton, Ohio , United States2Akron Zoo, Akron, Ohio , United States

Loose Language: The Term "Promiscuous" is Not Used Consistantly in Academic Journal Articles
Lisa L. Fowle, Christina Hartley, Sarah Jane Alger. University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States

A Walk in the Woods: Understanding the Impact of Recreational Trails on Wildlife Movement
Christopher Gallego, Eleanor Almeida, L. Leann Kanda. Ithaca, NY, 14850, United States

Social Dynamics and Agonistic Behavior Frequency in a Zoo Based Gorilla Troop
Misa Gamble, Alexandra Haley, Susan Margulis. Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, United States

Is male testes size affected by female presence & quality?
Daniela Gomez, Lauren A. Cirino , Elizabeth V. Greenway , Daniela Wilner , Christine W. Miller . University of Florida , Gainesville , Florida, United States

Habitat use and selection by whooping cranes (Grus americana) in Eastern Wisconsin
Matthew Gondek1, Anne Lacy2, M. Elsbeth McPhee1. 1University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI, United States2International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI, United States

Cognition and Sexual Conflict
Hannah J Griebling. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

Peek-@-Bug: A Tabletop Device for Aspiring and Professional Animal Behavior Scientists
Abid Haque, Simon Garnier. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, United States

Frequency-Dependent Selection from Cavity Nesting Songbirds on Sentinel Prey
Laney J Hayward, Julie A Jedlicka. Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States

Coexistence of Feral Horse Populations with the Environments of the American West
Ryan P. Herbert. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Personality and Stress Physiology of Siberian Dwarf Hamster Offspring Exposed to Prenatal Stress
Cara M Hoefen1, Emily Hutton1, Sally Yraita1, Alycia Summers1,2, L. Leann Kanda1. 1Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, United States2Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA, United States

Influence of Water Turbidity on Female Mate Choice in Poecilia reticulata
Jenna Hojnacki1, LIsa Cantwell1. 1Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC, United States2Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC, United States

Why Are Cicadas Attracted to Sounds Produced by Human Mouths?
Zehai Hou, Changqing Luo, Cong Wei. Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China

Cricket song temporal pattern recognition in two populations of Ormia ochracea  
Alexander T. Kirtley1, Jiayun Hao1, Andrew C. Mason2, Norman Lee1. 1St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, United States2University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontatio, Canada

Measuring behavioral variation in cypriniform fishes using standardized tasks
Matthew K LeFauve, L Patricia Hernandez. George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States

Reproductive Behavior and Implications for Conservation in Chambered Nautilus and Oval Squid
Naomi Lewandowski1, Mahwish Ashfaq2, Chaya Fastow2, Wajeh Syed2, Chelsea Quaies2, Ling Yang2, Muhammed Ahsan2, Jennifer Basil2. 1The Graduate Center and Brooklyn College: City University of New York, New York, New York, United States2Brooklyn College: City University of New York, New York, New York, United States

Sustaining a University/Zoo Behavioral Research Training Partnership
Susan Lewis1, Beth Rich2, Kari Williams2, Mary Kazmierczak2. 1Carroll University, Waukesha, WI, United States2Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Red-winged Blackbird Aggression as Defense against Brood Parasitism by Brown-headed Cowbirds
Josie Lindsey-Robbins1,2, Ken Yasukawa1. 1Beloit College, Beloit, WI, United States2Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, United States

Sexual Differences in Learning Flexibility in an Avian Brood Parasite
Jimena Lois Milevicich1, Mariano Cerrutti2, Paula Brazuna1, Juan Carlos Reboreda1, Alex Kacelnik3. 1Departamento de Ecología, Genética y Evolución & IEGEBA-CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina2Departamento de Computación, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina3Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Why do females mate multiply? The effect of spermatophore size on female mating decisions in a bean beetle
Jeanne M. C. McDonald, Flavia Barbosa. Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, United States

Nutrition-dependent Female Mating Strategies in the Tree Cricket, Oecanthus henryi  
Sambita Modak1, William D. Brown2, Rohini Balakrishnan1. 1Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India2The State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, New York, United States

Siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus) exhibit rapid cognitive task learning and competency.
Gina Munir , Paul Nealen . Indiana University of Pennsylvania , Indiana, PA, United States

Social Interactions of Zoo-Housed Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) and Their Impact on Breeding Success
Seraphima Muscoreil, Susan W Margulis. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY - New York, United States

Individual variation in visual signals of the foot-flagging frog Staurois parvus
Erin C. Netoskie1, Sarah Smith2, Lisa A. Mangiamele2, Matthew J. Fuxjager3, Doris Preininger4. 1Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, United States2Smith College, Northampton, MA, United States3Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, United States4Vienna Zoo, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Does light pollution impact the flash color or activity time of Photinus pyralis fireflies?
Avalon C.S. Owens1, Sarah S. Lower2,3, Kathrin F. Stanger-Hall3, Sara M. Lewis1. 1Tufts University, Medford, MA, United States2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States3University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States

Calling and Agonistic Behavior in Mixed-Species Flocks
Harry E. Pepper1, Brittany A. Coppinger1, Todd M. Freeberg1, Kathryn E. Sieving2, Jeffrey R. Lucas3. 1University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States2University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States3Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Mating posture and female choice in songbirds: II. Quantification of behavior
Ammon D. Perkes, Bernd G. Pfrommer, Jakub Jarmula, Marc F. Schmidt. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Juvenile social environment results in alternative mating strategies in Acheta domesticus males
Brandi Pessman, Rosaria Rae, Veronica Wagner, Chandreyee Mitra. North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, United States

Parenting through the noise: burying beetles resilient to ground vibrations during parental care
Mia Phillips, Daniel Howard. University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States

Habitat Disruption alters Social Stability and Color Phenotype in a Cichlid Fish
Taylor Piefke, Tyler Funnell, Shana E Border, Peter D Dijkstra. Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, United States

Foraging decisions of an insectivorous bat in a human-dominated landscape
Harish Prakash, Kasturi Saha, Rohini Balakrishnan. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Comparing sexual conflict and behavioral, genetic, and cognitive diversity across poeciliid fish
Philip S Queller, Molly E Cummings. University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States

Behavioral Differences Exhibited in Zoo-housed Social and Solitary Big Cats
Abigail G Robinson, Susan W Margulis. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, United States

Decline of Stereotypic Behavior in Zoo-Housed Elephants
Caeley Robinson1, Macy Rounds1, Mindy Ussrey2, Susan Margulis1. 1Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, United States2Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo, NY, United States

Dynamic activity levels and task allocation of leaf-cutter ants in response to changes in fungal garden size
Courtney Rockenbach1,4, Rebecca M. Clark2, Nicole W. Korzeniecki3, Jennifer H. Fewell2, Simon Garnier4. 1Federated Department of Biological Sciences, Rutgers University - Newark, Newark, NJ, United States2School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States3Departments of Biology and Mathematics, Providence College, Providence, RI, United States4Federated Department of Biological Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, United States

Labour division in a cooperative breeding bird, the Greyish Baywing (Agelaioides badius)
Juan M. Rojas Ripari, Bruno Riovitti, Mercedes Burgueño, Juan C. Reboreda, María C. De Mársico. 1 Buenos Aires University - National Scientific Council of Argentina (CONICET), Buenos Aires Argentina

The Impact of Multiple Stressors on Behavioral and Immunological Response in Vinegar Flies
Rachel M. Ruiz1,2, Samantha R. Ulrich1,2, J. Jordan Steel1,2, Elizabeth K. Peterson1,2. 1Communities to Build Active STEM Engagement, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo, CO, United States2Department of Biology, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo, CO, United States

Does Social Unpredictability Enhance Social Competency in Swordtails (Xiphophorus nigrensis)?
Yasmin Shirali, Molly Cummings. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

Expression of canine inherited behaviours in crossbreds versus purebreds
Victoria L. Shouldice1, Lee Neil2, J Andy B. Robinson1. 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ONTARIO, Canada2Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ONTARIO, Canada

Androgens modulate foot-flagging, but not vocalizations, in the multimodal display of the frog Staurois parvus
Sarah M Smith1, Kerry M LeCure1, Amelia R Eigerman1, Matthew J Fuxjager2, Doris Preininger3, Lisa A Mangiamele1. 1Smith College, Northampton, MA, United States2Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, United States3Vienna Zoo, Vienna Austria

Bald Eagle Foraging Behavior and Implications for Management of Endangered Whooping Cranes
Kasey L. Stewart, M. Elsbeth McPhee. University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

The Influence of Habitat Type on the Reproductive Success of Brush Mice (Peromyscus boylii)
Madeline K Strom, Karen E Mabry. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Eye Spy a Gorilla
Elizabeth Tanner, Amy Bucklaew, Sydney Chertoff, Jonathan Rodgers, Susan Margulis. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY - New York, United States

Do orbweavers detect female mating history through mechanical feedback, contact or web pheromones?
Kaitlyn Tatro, Majd Faraj, Jennifer Zavalnitskaya, Ekene Ezeokoli, Kayla Clouse, Anne Danielson-Francois. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan, United States

Urbanization effects on personality in white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, around Ithaca, NY
Nicolas Unmann, Elaina White, Chris Gallego, Eleanor Almeida, Amanda Cioli, L. Leann Kanda. Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, United States

SLEEP DEPRIVATION AND AGONISTIC BEHAVIOR IN CRAYFISH
Ilse L. Vargas-Vargas, Jesus Hernández-Falcon, Karina Mendoza-Ángeles, Gabriel Roldán-Roldán. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

Rearing Environment Alters Behavior in Larval Lake Sturgeon
Lydia Wassink, Joseph Riedy, Kim Scribner. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Understanding Collective Defense Behavior Using Agent-based Modeling
Julia Watzek1, Mark E. Hauber2, Katharine M. Jack3, Julie R. Murrell4, Stacey R. Tecot5, Sarah F. Brosnan1. 1Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States2University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign, Urbana, IL, United States3Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, United States4MilliporeSigma, Bedford, MA, United States5University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, United States

Optimizing Growth Rates to Increase Survival to Adulthood and Longevity in Xiphophorus multilineatus
Luke Weinstein, Melissa Liotta, Adam Hunt, Aaron Solitt, Molly Morris. Ohio University, Athens, OH, United States

Arachnid predation on amphibians: A review of an overlooked but common phenomenon
Flannery J Whitmore1, Brian C. Leavell1, Ximena E. Bernal1,2. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institue, Balboa, Ancón, Panama

Gaze/Gaze Avoidance in Relation to Dominance Behavior, Feeding, and Enrichment in Brown Bears
Nelson Wynn, Sheldon Gray. University of Washington, Seattle , WA, United States

A comparison of egg diameter and number in fertilized and unfertilized egg sacs of an orbweaver
Jennifer Zavalnitskaya, Kayla Clouse, Hdeal Alhadi, Anne Danielson-Francois. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, United States