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We invite you to join us at the ABS/IEC Behaviour 2019 joint meeting at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) from July 23-27, 2019.


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Applications for the 2018-2019 Student Reasearch and Developing Nations are now being accepted!

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ABS 2019 Election

It is time for the ABS 2019 election. Please be sure to cast your vote. All members will be emailed an online ballot in November.

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Behaviour 2019

A joint meeting of the 36th International Ethological Conference and the 56th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society. Join us from July 23-27, 2019 at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

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Additional Resources


  • 2018-10-23
    The ABS Fall Newsletter is now available. Read more
  • 2018-10-19
    Weaving the Future of Animal Behavior: A new professional-development opportunity for early-career animal behavior scientists. Read more
  • 2018-9-20
    We look forward to Behaviour 2019 in Chicago! Read more »
  • 2018-8-8
    Thank you to all participants and faculty for making ABS 2018 a great success. We look forward to Behaviour 2019 in Chicago! Read more »

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Experimental evidence that titi and saki monkey alarm calls deter an ambush predator

Dara B. Adams, Dawn M. Kitchen

Animal Behaviour, Volume 145, November 2018, Pages 141–147