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54th Annual Conference

We invite you to join us at the 54th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society in Toronto, Canada from June 12-16, 2017.


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Grants & Awards

The Student Grant Submission system will re-open Fall 2016. Please review the list of all grants and awards that will be available.

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ABS 2017

Join us for ABS 2017! The Annual Meeting will be from June 12-16, 2017 at the University of Toronto's Scarborough Campus, Canada.

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Call for Symposia

Interested in proposing a symposium (Invited Paper Session/Workshop) for ABS 2018? Please use our symposium proposal form.

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Additional Resources


  • 2016-09-20
    Animal Behaviour article featured in The New York Times: Coastal latrine sites as social information hubs and drivers of river otter fission-fusion dynamics. Read more »
  • 2016-09-19
    All members of the society are encouraged to submit nominations for the ABS 2017 Career Awards. Deadline is November 30. Read more »
  • 2016-08-31
    The ABS August Newsletter is now available! Read more »
  • 2016-08-19
    Interested in sharing a small subset of our members photos for our website, newsletter, and events? Click here to submit »
  • 2016-08-05
    Thank you to all who participated in ABS 2016! Look out for conference news and award results in the next issue of our quarterly Newsletter coming soon. Read more »

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Heterospecific detection of host alarm cues by an inquiline termite species (Blattodea: Isoptera: Termitidae)

Paulo F. Cristaldo, Vinícius B. Rodrigues, Simon L. Elliot, Ana P.A. Araújo, Og DeSouza

October 2016, Volume 120, Pages 43-49