Virtual Meeting Program

ABS 2022 Virtual Meeting Program Program

The current ABS 2022 Virtual Meeting program is listed below. Please be sure to reference this page regularly as program changes are expected up until the meeting.

ABS virtual will have three days of live (July 28-30), synchronous events followed by 3-months of access to all on-demand virtual talks and posters. During the live events days, participants will have opportunities to join others in conversations hosting “Happy half-hours” on topics of their interest.

  Thu - Jul 28th      Fri - Jul 29th      Sat - Jul 30th   

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

9:00 - 9:00 AM


Virtual Room 4

9:00 - 1:00 PM


Virtual Room 2

Coercion experience enhances coercion evasion abilities in female swordtails
Elena Adams, Molly Cummings. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA

Experience with predation influences social group risk-taking and foraging behaviors
Jesse Balaban-Feld1, 2, Sundararaj Vijayan2, Burt Kotler2, Lotan Tov Elem2, Zvika Abramsky2. 1Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA. 2Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva Israel

Human infant cries communicate distress: Cross cultural evidence
Clement Cornec1, Nicolas Mathevon 1, Katarzyna Pisanski 1, 5, Don Entani2, Claude Monghiemo2, Blanchard Bola3, Victor Planas-Bielsa 4, David Reby1, Florence Levrero1. 1Equipe Neuro-Ethologie Sensorielle ENES /CRNL, University of Saint-Etienne, CNRS UMR5292, Inserm UMR_S 1028, Saint etienne France. 2NGO Mbou-Mon-Tour, Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa. 3Hospital of Tshumbery, Tshumbery Congo-Kinshasa. 4Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Dea#769partement de Biologie Polaire, Monaco Monaco. 5Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage, Lyon France

Multiple plastic traits predict assortative mating by developmental environment
Kasey D. Fowler-Finn1, Amy Runck2, T. William Shoenberger1. 1Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. 2Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota, USA

Here me roar: the form and function of human nonverbal vocalisations
Katarzyna Pisanski1, 2, Jordan Raine3, Nicolas Mathevon2, David Reby2. 1Dynamics of Language Lab (DDL), University of Lyon 2, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Lyon France. 2Sensory Neuro-Ethology Lab (ENES), Neurosciences Research Center of Lyon (CRNL), University of Jean Monnet Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne France. 3University of Sussex, Brighton United Kingdom


Intergroup encounters in wild pair-living owl monkeys (Aotus azarae) in Argentina
Leonie Gussone1, Alba Garcia de la Chica2, Eduardo Fernandez-Duque2, 3, 4. 1Bonn University, Bonn Germany. 2Owl Monkey Project - Fundacion ECO, Formosa Argentina. 3Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. 4Universidad de Formosa, Formosa Argentina


Coexisting: brown howlers ranging patterns in response to intra and interspecific interactions
Gisela Sobral1, 2, Lisieux Fuzessy3, Claudio Alvarenga de Oliveira1. 1Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. 2Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA. 3Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications, Barcelona Spain


A review on stereotype and abnormal behavior of long-tailed macaque
Rosyid R. Al Hakim 1, Erie K. Nasution 2, Siti Rukayah2. 1IPB University, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. 2Universitas Jenderal Soedirman, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia


Soundscapes of Conservation: High-pitched frog calls rely on high-quality habitat
Rebecca M Brunner1, 2, Juan Manuel Guayasamin3, Claire Kremen4. 1University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. 2Third Millennium Alliance, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador. 3Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador. 4University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Effect of Dog-Human Relationship On Behavioural Responses To Physical Touch Over A Spectrum Of Body Regions.
Erica Cheung1, Kirsten McIlvaney1, Karen Overall2. 1University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) College of Veterinary School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. 2Atlantic Veterinary College UPEI, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada


Environmental impacts on working dogs detecting explosive materials
Lauren S. Fernandez, Sarah Kane, Nathaniel Hall. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tx, USA


The Role of Secondary Acoustic Cues in Sea-finding by Green, Hawksbill, and Leatherback Sea Turtles
Bethany Holtz1, TriciaLyn Beamer2, Courtney Parks1, Gigi Hess1, Scott McRobert1. 1Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 2University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA


Generalization to Spotted Lanternfly training aids and detection in a mock deployment assessment
Sarah A. Kane, Edgar Aviles-Rosa, Nathaniel J. Hall. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA


Drivers of welfare behaviours and physiology in zoo-housed red pandas in India
Aamer Sohel Khan1, 3, Stephen EG Lea2, Vinod Kumar3, Janine Brown4, Govindswamy Umapathy3, Nagarajan Baskaran1. 1Dept. of Zoology and Wildlife Biology, A. V. C College (Autonomous), Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India. 2Dept. of Psychology, Washington Singer Laboratories University of Exeter, Exeter, UK, United Kingdom. 3Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) CSIR-CCMB, Hyderaad, Telangana, India. 4Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Center for Species Survival , MRC 5533 1500 Remount Road, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA


An Exploration of the Contextual Interference Effect on Training Retention in Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris)
Maddie G. Messina1, Gal Ziv2, Sarah-Elizabeth Byosiere1. 1Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY, USA. 2The Academic College at Wingate, Netanya Israel


Reducing stress and improving human-animal interactions for research pigs
Carly I. O'Malley1, Raina Hubley1, Halimatou Tambadou1, Patricia V Turner1, 2. 1Charles River Laboratories, Wilmington, MA, USA. 2University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada


A Gut Feeling: Exploring Relationships Between Aggression, Anxiety, and Gut Microbiome Composition in Pet Dogs
Sarita D. Pellowe, Carolyn Walsh, Dawn Bignell, Lourdes Pena-Castillo. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, NL, Canada


Males of the parasitoid wasp, Nasonia vitripennis, can identify which fly hosts contain females
Garima Prazapati1, Ankit Yadav2, Anoop Ambili2, Abhilasha Sharma1, Rhitoban Raychoudhury1. 1Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, Punjab, India. 2Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, Punjab, India


Short-term acoustic disturbance induces anxiety-related behaviour in fish
Saeed Shafiei Sabet. Fisheries Department, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Guilan, Sowmeh Sara, Iran, Sowmeh Sara, Guilan Province, Iran


Voluntary Water Intake of Flavored Water in Horses
Brianna/M Soule, Jesslyn/A Bryk-Lucy, Linda/M Ritchie. Centenary University, Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA


Individual Differences in Domestic Dog Behavior associated to trainability
Mariel Urbina Escalante1, Maria L. Arteaga Castaneda2, Veronica Reyes Meza2, Jose A. Zepeda Zempoaltecatl3, Humberto Perez Espinosa4. 1Maestria en Ciencias Biologicas de la Conducta, Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala, Chiautempan, Tlaxcala, Mexico. 2Centro Tlaxcala de Biologia de la Conducta, Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico. 3Preparatoria Alfonso Calderon Moreno, Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. 4Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada, Unidad de Transferencia Tecnologica Tepic, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico


Behavioral Responses of Three Carp Species to Four Amino Acids: Do They Elicit Avoidance or Attraction?
Mark L. Wildhaber, Zachary D. Beaman, David Whites, Robin Calfee, Christina Mackey, Aaron DeLonay. U. S. Geological Survey, Columbia, Missouri, USA


Selection and Procedural Factors Associated with Successful Companion Rabbit Pair Cohabitation
Miranda K. Workman. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, USA


From top to bottom: Near-surface and near-bottom distribution of right whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence
Andrew J. Wright1, Joaquin Gabaldon2. 1Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA


Does thermal stress modify genetic programs for providing or receiving care in a subsocial beetle?
Jeanette B Moss1, Christopher B Cunningham2, Elizabeth C McKinney2, Allen J Moore2. 1University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA. 2University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA


Differential Gene Expression in Fighting Bornean Stalk-Eyed Flies, Teleopsis pallifacies
Sebastian Pohl1, Josephine A. Reinhardt2, Jaime L. Grace3, Anjali Kannangath1, W. S. Isaac Lee1, Qian Hui Tan1, Zihan Yu1, Rodzay A. Wahab4, Philip M. Johns1. 1Yale-NUS College, Singapore Singapore. 2SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY, USA. 3Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. 4Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Gadong Brunei


Functional Impacts of High-Effect Mutations Associated with dog Hyper-Sociability
Dhriti Tandon1, Enika#337 Kubinyi2, Sara Sandor2, Adam Miklosi2, Bridgett vonHoldt1. 1Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA. 2Eotvos Lorand University, Department of Ethology, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary


Climate change reshapes Arctic seabird behavior, threatening to magnify effects of contamination
Andrea S Grunst1, Melissa L Grunst1, Katarzyna Wojczulanis-Jakubas2, David Gremillet1, 3, Jerome Fort1. 1University of La Rochelle, La Rochelle France. 2University of Gdaa#324ski, Gdaa#324ski Poland. 3Percy Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch South Africa


Energy budgets approach energetic ceilings in a keystone Artic seabird exposed to climate change
Melissa L Grunst1, Andrea S Grunst1, Katarzyna Wojczulanis-Jakubas2, David Gremillet1, 3, Jerome Fort1. 1University of La Rochelle, La Rochelle France. 2University of Gdaa#324ski, Gdaa#324ski Poland. 3Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch South Africa


How does the colony environment affect the grooming behavior of two honey bee species?
Hongmei Li-Byarlay1, Hosea Belton1, Shudong Luo2. 1Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, USA. 2Institute for Apicultural Research, Beijing, Beijing, China


Are urban inshore dolphins synanthropic?: the behavior of bottlenose dolphins in an urbanized seascape
Lenin E. Oviedo-Correa1, Steven D Fallas-Fernandez1, 2, Addy Echevarria2, David Herra-Miranda1, Manuel Gonzalez3. 1Laboratorio de Ecologia de Mamiferos Marinos Tropicales, Centro de Investigacion de Cetaceos de Costa Rica CEIC, Rincon de Osa, PUNTARENAS, Costa Rica. 2Escuela de Biologia, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica UNA, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica. 3Deep Baja, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico


Differences in phenotypic plasticity may promote early signal-preference co-divergence
Rafael L Rodriguez, Camille Desjonqueres. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Millwaukee, Wisconsin, USA


Transfer and interference effects in nectar robbing by the bumblebee, Bombus impatiens
Minjung Baek, Dan R. Papaj. The University of Arizona, TUCSON, Arizona, USA


Heat stress inhibits cognitive performance in wild Western Australian magpies
Grace Blackburn1, Broom Ethan1, Benjamin Ashton2, Thornton Alex3, Ridley Amanda1. 1University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. 2Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 3University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom


Ripple effects of urban environmental characteristics on cognitive processes in Eurasian red squirrels.
Pizza Ka Yee Chow1, 2, 3, Kenta Uchida1, 4, Itsuro Koizumi1. 1Hokkaido University, Sapporo Japan. 2University of Oulu, Oulu Finland. 3University of Exeter, Exeter United Kingdom


Billie Groom. UPWARD Dogology, Regina, SK, Canada


Flower constancy and colour preference affect crop visitation in commercially-reared bumble bees.
Jennifer M Jandt1, Jake Tully1, Georgia McCombe1, Janice Lord1, Kath Dickinson1, Barbara Barratt1, 2. 1University of Otago, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. 2AgResearch, Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand


Testing the Parental Brain Hypothesis in Three-Spined Stickleback Fish
Jason Keagy1, Tiffany Hatfield1, Eric Arredondo2, Katie Julkowski2, Colby Behrens2, Alison M. Bell2. 1Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA. 2University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA


Cognitive control of song production by humpback whales
Eduardo Mercado, Mariam Ashour, Samantha Mcallister. University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, New York, USA


Conservation Status, Personality, and Innovation in Captive Carnivores
Victoria L. O'Connor1, Natalia Borrego2, Lisa P. Barrett3, Jennifer Vonk1. 1Oakland University, Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA. 2University of Konstanz and Department for the Ecology of Animal Societie, Max Planck Institute for Animal Behavior, Konstanz, Germany. 3San Diego Wildlife Alliance, San Diego, California, USA


The Interplay of Experience and Pre-existing Bias in Nectar-Robbing Behavior by Bumblebees
Daniel R. Papaj, Minjung Baek. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA


Delayed Gratification: A Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) Will Wait for More (Tokens)
Irene M. Pepperberg1, 2, Virginia A. Rosenberger3, 4. 1The Alex Foundation, Swampscott, MA, USA. 2Hunter College ABC Program, NYC, NY, USA. 3MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA. 4Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA


Do Dogs Rely on Their Own Experience with a Novel Cue to Predict How Others Would Respond to It?
Dana Ravid1, 2, Sarah-Elizabeth Byosiere1, 3, Bertram O. Ploog1, 2. 1The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, New York, USA. 2College of Staten Island, City University of New York, Staten Island, New York, USA. 3Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, New York, USA


Testing same-different abstract concept formation in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris)
Allison A Scagel, Eduardo Mercado. University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA


Anticipating Events: Expectancy of Reward in Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris)& Cats (Felis catus).
Melissa R Shyan-Norwalt, Katherine Murphy. Psychology Department, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA


Limited evidence for learning in a shuttle box paradigm in crickets (Acheta domesticus)
Kiri Li N Stauch1, Riley J Wincheski1, Jonathan Albers1, Timothy E Black2, Michael S Reichert1, Charles I Abramson1. 1Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA. 2Weber State University, Ogden, UT, USA


Traffic noise impacts chickadee cognitive performance
Chris Templeton, Amber O'Connor, Franco Meratz, Sarah Strack, Katri Herranen. Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, USA


Risk Assessment By Tadpoles: Do Post-Metamorphic Predators Get A Clean Slate In The Eyes Of Their Prey?
Himal Thapa, Adam L. Crane, Gabrielle H. Achtymichuk, Maud C. O. Ferrari. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, S7H2V3, Canada


Chimpanzee sclera are conspicuous in ecologically-relevant contexts
Will Whitham1, 2, Steven J. Schapiro2, Jolyon Troscianko3, Jessica L. Yorzinski1. 1Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology, Texas AaM University, College Station, Texas, USA. 2Department of Comparative Medicine, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Bastrop, Texas, USA. 3Centre for Ecology a Conservation, University of Exeter, Exeter United Kingdom


Overshadowing in the Cap Pushing Response
Riley J. Wincheski , Charles, I. Abramson. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA


Chronic sublethal imidacloprid exposure impairs honey bee localized search for food rewards
Allison M. Young, Clare C. Rittschof. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA


Guest-ant social parasites drive social host tolerance using venom signaling
Matthew R. Boot1, Kyle S. Sozanski1, Mazie Davis1, Stefanie Neupert2, Tappey H. Jones3, Ian M. Hamilton1, Rachelle M. M. Adams1, 4. 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA. 2University of Otago, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. 3Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, USA. 4Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA


Conspecific and Heterospecific Effects on Calling Complexity in Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis)
Brittany A. Coppinger1, 2, Austin Montgomery1, 3, Arik Kershenbaum4, Jeffrey R. Lucas5, Kathryn E. Sieving6, Todd M. Freeberg1. 1University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA. 2Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA. 3Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. 4University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom. 5Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. 6University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA


Signaling in islands: The case of Lilford’s wall lizard from Dragonera
Ferran de la Cruz, Guillem Perez i de Lanuza, Enrique Font. University of Valencia, Valencia, Valencia, Spain


Scent feathers: a shared derived trait in the Genus Aethia?
Hector D Douglas. Dept. of Biological Sciences, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana, USA


Babbling in bat pups and human infants: shared features of an extraordinary vocal practice behavior
Ahana A. Fernandez1, Mirjam Knornschild1, 2, 3. 1Museum fur Naturkunde Berlin, Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 2Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 3Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama, Panama


Effects Of Anthropogenic Noise On The Acoustic Characteristics Of A Glass Frog In Urban Conditions
Ana C. Gutierrez-Vannucchi, Luis Sandoval. Laboratorio de Ecologia Urbana y Comunicacion Animal, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica


Variation over space and time of shared contact call types of an introduced parrot
Dominique L Hellmich, Peyton E Willis, Timothy F Wright. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA


Putting Smooth-Coated Otter Vocalizations into Context
Philip Johns1, Sarah Lim1, Yugal Nathoo1, Zhi Yi Yeo1, Raunak Vijayakar1, Niki Lee2. 1Yale-NUS College, Singapore Singapore. 2National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore


Disruption of air particle movement affects mating success in multimodal signaling wolf spider
Pallabi Kundu1, Noori Choi1, Roger Santer1, 2, Aaron Rundus1, 3, Eileen Hebets1. 1University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. 2Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales. 3West Chester University, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA


Quantifying variation in visual signals within a spider clade
Kenna D. S. Lehmann1, Rowan McGinley2, Mitch Bern3, Eileen Hebets1. 1University of Nebraska--Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. 2Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. 3North Star High School, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA


Evolutionary loss of complexity in animal communication: cause and consequence
Terry J. Ord. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Australia


Estradiol Decreases Female Investment In Ornamental Bill Color, Increasing Sexual Dichromatism
Cristina Romero-Diaz1, 2, Paulo A. Silva1, 2, Marta C. Soares1, 2, Goncalo C. Cardoso1, 2, Sandra Trigo1, 2. 1CIBIO (Centro de Investigacao em Biodiversidade e Recursos Geneticos), InBIO Laboratorio Associado, Vairao, Porto, Portugal. 2BIOPOLIS Program in Genomics, Biodiversity and Land Planning, Vairao, Porto, Portugal


How meadow voles respond to olfactory social information is shaped by their natural history.
Ryan C Scauzillo, Michael H Ferkin. University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA


The mechanisms of human-dolphin cooperative foraging
Mauricio Cantor1, 2, 3, Damien Farine2, Fabio Daura-Jorge3. 1Oregon State University, Newport, OR, USA. 2Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior, Radolfzell, BW, Germany. 3Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil


Behavioral characterization of musth in Asian elephants: Comparison of wild and zoo-housed populations
Chase A. LaDue1, Rajnish P. G. Vandercone2, Wendy K. Kiso3, Elizabeth W. Freeman1. 1George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA. 2Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Mihintale Sri Lanka. 3White Oak Conservation Foundation, Yulee, FL, USA


Citibats: citizen science-based bat acoustic monitoring program
Heungjin Ryu. Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulju-gun, Ulsan, South Korea


Attempting to deter analien lizard invasion using acoustic stimulation
Osamu Sakai1, Noriko Iwai2. 1Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA. 2Department of Environment Conservation, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan


The effects of nestling size and parental care on development of offspring physiology.
Zachary Laubach1, Sage Madden2, Aleea Pardue1, Kim Hoke3, Rebecca Safran1. 1University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA. 2University of Califiornia, Davis, Davis, CA, USA. 3Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA


Laying order, incubation behavior, and hatching synchrony in American Robins (Turdus migratorius)
Sarah K Winnicki, Thomas J Benson, Mark E Hauber. University of Illinois at Urbana-Ch, Urbana, Illinois, USA


A meta-analysis of habitat complexity and behavior for territorial and non-territorial animals
Kathleen Church1, Jean-Michel Matte2, James Grant2. 1University of Quebec at Outaouais, St Jerome, Quebec, Canada. 2Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Using Crop Season and Moon Phase to Predict Elephant Crop Raiding in Southern Kenya
Sophia C. Corde1, Lynn Von Hagen2, Simon Kasaine3, Mwangi Githiru3, Bernard Amakobe3, Urbanus Mutwiwa4, Bruce A. Schulte1. 1Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. 2Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA. 3Wildlife Works, Voi Kenya. 4Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi Kenya


Reward perception in wild bumblebees: effects of nectar quality and recent experience on foraging responses
Claire T. Hemingway, Smruti Pimplikar, Felicity Muth. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA


Right or Left-handed: Does Microhabitat, Locomotion Type and Body Size Relates to Laterality in Anurans?
Maribel Rojas-Montoya, Fernando Vargas-Salinas. Grupo de investigacion en Evolucion, Ecologia y Conservacion (EECO), Universidad del Quindio, Armenia, Select, Columbia


Teaching Foraging and Vigilance in Animal Behavior Lab through "Zombie Games"
Jeremy Howard, Aimee Dunlap. University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, USA


Application and Growth of Transferable Skills--Animal Behavior Projects in a Senior Capstone Course
Katherine Murphy, Melissa Shyan-Norwalt. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA


The STRANGE framework for improving experimental design, reporting standards and reproducibility
Mike M. Webster1, Catherine Hobaiter 2, Ellis Langley1, Christian Rutz1. 1School of Biology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom. 2School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom


Partnerships in Animal Behavior: Creating Student Opportunities
Madeline M. Winans, Kelly A. George. The Ohio State University CFAES Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research a Education, Columbus, OH, USA


Haemosporidian parasites and host life-history traits influence plumage coloration in tanagers
Victor Aguiar de Souza Penha1, Fabricius Maia Chaves Bicalho Domingos2, Alan Fecchio3, Jeffrey Bell4, Jason Weckstein5, Robert Ricklefs6, Erika Martins Braga7, Patricia de Abreu Moreira8, Leticia Soares9, Steven Latta10, Graziela Tolesano-Pascoli11, Renata Duarte Alquezar12, Kleber Del-Claro13, Lilian Tonelli Manica2. 1Graduate Program in Ecology and Conservation, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. 2Zoology Department, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. 3Graduate Program in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation, Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso, Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil. 4Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. 5Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 6Department of Biology, University of Missouri-Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. 7Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 8Department of Biodiversity, Evolution and Environment, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 9Department of Biology, Western Ontario University, London, Ontario, Canada. 10Conservation and Field Research, National Aviary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 11Department of Zoology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil. 12Animal Behavior Laboratory, Graduate Program in Ecology, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil. 13Behavioral Ecology and Interactions Laboratory, Graduate Program in Ecology and Conservation of Natural Resources, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Evaluation of Effectiveness of Three Common Equine Thrush Treatments
Adrianna M. Strait, Jesslyn A. Bryk-Lucy, Linda M. Ritchie. Centenary University, Hackettstown, NJ, USA


Environmental and host factors affecting ectoparasite prevalence in the eastern fence lizard
Catherine Tylan, Tracy Langkilde. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA


How to increase the credibility of animal behavior research with evidence-based approaches
Esteban Fernandez-Juricic. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA


Horeb H. Sevilla Perez1, Karla Cruz Sanchez2, Margarita Martinez Gomez3, Veronica Reyes Meza4, Alejandro Rios Chelen4. 1Maestria en Ciencias Biologicas de la Conducta, Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico. 2Facultad de Trabajo Social, Sociologia, Psicologia y Psicoterapia, Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico. 3Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tlaxcala, México, Mexico. 4Centro Tlaxcala de Biologia de la Conducta, Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico


Mate preferences and choosiness are distinct components of mate choice in Gray Treefrogs (Hyla versicolor)
Olivia S Feagles, Gerlinde Hoebel. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA


Exposure to artificial light at night interacts with social conditions to affect egg investment in quail
Kevin McGraw. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA


Mating frequencies and behaviours in a colourful phasmid
Eunice J Tan1, 2, Ning Ho2, Sebastian Pohl2. 1Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, South West, Singapore. 2Yale-NUS College, Singapore, South West, Singapore


The rapid sex steroids-vasopressin interaction modulates social recognition and aggression in male mice
Dario Aspesi, Zachary B. Brill, Grace Guillaume, Sarah Matta, Swathy Sethuraman, Elena Choleris. University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada


Noise raises auditory thresholds of Northern Saw-whet Owls (Aegolius acadicus)
Megan Gall, Glenn Proudfoot. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA


Structure and Function in the Developing Grass Carp Midbrain
Matthew K LeFauve1, Aicha Khalaf1, Amy E George2, Cayla L Carlson2, Benjamin H Stahlschmidt2, Duane C Chapman2, Jesse R Fischer2, Christopher D Kassotis1. 1Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. 2United States Geological Survey, Columbia, MO, USA


Infrared thermography in animal personality
Maria Vittoria Mazzamuto1, 2, Marina Morandini3, William Lampman3, Luc A Wauters1, Damiano Preatoni1, John Koprowski2, Adriano Martinoli1. 1UAGRA, Dipartimento di Scienze Teoriche e Applicate, Universita degli Studi dell, Varese Italy. 2Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA. 3School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA


Dream data! Evidence of REM-like sleep in jumping spiders
Daniela C. Rosler1, 2, 3, Kris Kim4, Massimo De Agro5, Alex Jordan3, C. Giovanni Galizia1, 2, Paul S. Shamble4. 1Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, BW, Germany. 2Department of BiologyUniversity of Konstanz, Konstanz, BW, Germany. 3Department of Collective Behavior, Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior, Konstanz, BW, Germany. 4John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellows Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. 5Department of Biology, University of Florence, Florence, TOS, Italy


Mechanisms Underlying Offspring Recognition in a Mouthbrooding Cichlid Fish
Emily J. Ray, Marie V. Drozda, Karen P. Maruska. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA


Olfactory Cues and Pup Recognition in the California Mouse (Peromyscus californicus)
Janet K. Bester-Meredith, Anton Milan Brkic, Hera Cadelina, Yaira N. Ponce, Jessica E. Vester. Seattle Pacific University, SEATTLE, WA, USA


Effects of mesotocin in the brain and behavior of a female brood parasite
Fernanda G. Duque, Asma Azam, Aman Kaur, Rachel Pao, Nina Glawe, Kathleen S. Lynch. Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, USA


Provisioning Behaviour in Peregrine Falcons(Falco peregrinus) across years
Rebekah A McKinnon1, 2, Kevin Hawkshaw1, 2, Erik Hedlin1, Shinichi Nakagawa3, Kimberley J Mathot1, 4. 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 2Nunavut Wildlife Cooperative Research Unit, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada. 3University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia. 4Canada Research Chair in Integrative Ecology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Got milk? The evolution of parent-derived nutrition across the animal kingdom
Kristen Orr, Susan McRae. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA


Interspecific Competition Promotes Biparental Cooperation inNicrophorus vespilloides
Casey Patmore, Per T Smiseth. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom


Secure arboreal and maternal attachment in primates as pre-adaptive for infant associated musicality?
David M. Schruth, Ellen Dissanayake. University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA


No time like the present: uncertainty about old information results in differential predator memory
Gabrielle H. Achtymichuk1, Adam L. Crane2, Maud C. O. Ferrari1. 1Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. 2University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada


Foraging heuristics: are snails economically rational?
Violeta A. Castillo Angon, Eliza Middleton, Clare McArthur, Tanya Latty. The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia


Vertical transmission and fitness consequences of socio-ecological strategies in bottlenose dolphins
Taylor Evans1, Molly McEntee1, Vivienne Foroughirad1, Ewa Krzyszczyk2, Celine Frere3, Janet Mann1. 1Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA. 2Bangor University, Bangor Wales. 3University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia


The Effects of Color Morph on Lateralization in the Eastern Mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki)
Benjamin D. Sager, Tanja C. Zerulla, Philip K. Stoddard. Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA


Disentangling Morphological and Environmental Drivers of Foraging inPhelsuma laticauda
Jimmy/W Wehsener1, Clay Noss2. 1Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, USA. 2University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA


Artificial selection for weapon size and correlated evolution of fighting behavior in bulb mites
Bruno A. Buzatto. Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


Are Aspects of Horn Morphology Associated with Male Bighorn Sheep Reproductive Success and Female Mate-Choice?
Tanisha C Henry, Kathreen E Ruckstuhl. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Three Instances of Davian Behavior in Common Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in West-Central Florida
Amber Lea D. Kincaid1, Gretchen N. Lovewell1, Jason B. Allen2, Kim Bassos-Hull2, Jessica L. Blackburn1, Rebeccah A. Hazelkorn3, Randall S. Wells2. 1Mote Marine Laboratory's Stranding Investigations Program, Sarasota, FL, USA. 2Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, c/o Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL, USA. 3NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, St. Petersburg, FL, USA


Female choice for exploratory male personalities through signal location by meadow voles
Karl N Rohrer, Rebecca M Davis, Michael H Ferkin. University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA


Most mammals are sexuallymonomorphic in body size
Kaia J Tombak1, 2, Severine BSW Hex2, Daniel I Rubenstein2. 1Hunter College CUNY, New York, NY, USA. 2Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA


Adoption of infants in bonnet macaques (Macaca radiata) in Southern India
Ashvita Anand1, Nagarathna Balakrishna2, 3, Mewa Singh3, 4, Lynne A. Isbell5, Sindhuja Sirigeri2, Malgorzata E. Arlet2. 1Faculty of Biology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland. 2Institute of Human Biology and Evolution, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan Poland. 3Zoo Outreach Organization, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. 4Department of Psychology, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India. 5Department of Anthropology and Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California Davis, Davis, California, Poland


Intra-specific interactions among reintroduced and recovering tiger population in Panna Tiger Reserve
Supratim Dutta1, Ramesh Krishnamurthy1, 2. 1Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. 2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Size-selective harvesting evolutionarily alters vulnerability to fishing and predation in zebrafish
Daniel Faria1, Tamal Roy1, Robert Arlinghaus1, 2. 1Department of Fish Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Muggelseedamm 310, Berlin, 12587, Germany. 2Division of Integrative Fisheries Management, Department of Crop and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Life Science, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Invalidenstrasse 42, Berlin, 10115, Germany


Pair-bond strength is repeatable and related to partner responsiveness in a wild corvid
Rebecca Hooper1, 2, Luca G. Hahn1, Guillam E. McIvor1, Alex Thornton1. 1Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom. 2Centre for research in Animal Behaviour, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom


Tend and Befriend in Horses: Contextualization and Partner Preferences of Allogrooming in Domestic Horses
Emily Kieson1, Amira A Goma2, Medhat Radi3. 1MiMer Centre, Saxtorp Sweden. 2Faculty of veterinary medicine, Alexandria University, Bab Sharqi Egypt. 3Plant Protection Research Institute, Cairo Egypt


Heritable and sex-specific variation in the development of social behavior in wild baboons
Elizabeth Lange1, Madison Griffin1, Arielle S. Fogel1, Elizabeth A. Archie2, Jenny Tung1, 3, Susan C. Alberts1. 1Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. 2University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA. 3Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany


Behavioral assays to measure the stress response in the marine medaka Oryzias melastigma
Alexandre Lebel, David Goncalves. Institute of Science and Environment, University of Saint Joseph, Macao SAR China


Social partners influence inter-year space use in the golden-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)
Anastasia E. Madsen1, Bruce Lyon2, Alexis Chaine3, Dai Shizuka1. 1University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. 2University of California-Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA. 3Station daEcologie Theorique et Experimentale du CNRS (UMR5321), Moulis France


Observations of Mating Practice by Non-Sexually Mature Male Belugas (Delphinapterus leucas)
Heather M Manitzas Hill1, Jackson R Ham2, Malin K Lilley3. 1St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX, USA. 2University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. 3University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA


Dynamic bridge construction in army ants facing complex challenges
Isabella B. Muratore1, Jesse L. Hunt2, Marc Seid2, Simon Garnier1. 1New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, USA. 2University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA


Social Information Transmission in California Ground Squirrels
Erin S. Person1, Chelsea A. Ortiz-Jimenez2, Miriam Lucking3, Eileen A. Lacey1, Jennifer E. Smith3. 1University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA. 2University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA. 3Mills College, Oakland, California, USA


Group social structure relates to reproductive success in yellow-bellied marmots
Conner S. Philson1, 2, Daniel T. Blumstein1, 2. 1UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Gothic, CO, USA


Age and litter size influence puppy competitive behaviour during nursing in the domestic dog
Quinn Rausch1, Erica Gibson2, Gordon Lo2, Lee Niel1. 1Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 2DVM Program, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario, Canada


Female red deer sociality increases survival, lifetime reproductive success and calves' survival
Sebastian Sosa1, 2, Kathreen Ruckstuhl3, Josephine Pemberton4, Fiona Guinness5, Tim Clutton-Brock5. 1Universite de Strasbourg, Strasbourg France. 2IPHC, UMR 7178, Strasbourg France. 3Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary Canada. 4Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh United Kingdom. 5Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom


Social order versus disorder: perspective of individuals outside the group
Elliott P Steele, Mark E Laidre. Dartmouth College, Department of Biological Sciences, Hanover, NH, USA


Decoupling division of labor and worker expertise in simulated colonies
Nicole Dykstra1, 2, Melinda Pozzi3, Simon Garnier1, 2. 1Federated Department of Biological Sciences, Rutgers University - Newark, Newark, New Jersey, USA. 2Federated Department of Biological Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, USA. 3Cognitive Science Center, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel Switzerland


Sex bias in intergroup conflict and collective movements among social mammals: male warriors and female guides
Jennifer E. Smith1, Claudia Fichtel2, Rose K. Holmes1, Mark van Vugt3, Peter M. Kappeler2, 4, Adrian V. Jaeggi5. 1Mills College, Oakland, California, USA. 2Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Unit, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Göttingen, Germany. 3Department of Experimental and Applied Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 4Department Anthropology/Sociobiology, University of Gottingen, Göttingen, Germany. 5Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Social-context-specific color change in panther chameleons
Alexis/Yoann Dollion1, 2, 3, 4, Sandrine Meylan2, Olivier Marquis5, Mathieu Leroux-Coyau2, Anthony Herrel3. 1Universite de Paris, Paris France. 2Sorbonne Universite, Paris France. 3Departement Adaptations du vivant, UMR 7179 C. N. R. S/M. N. H. N, Paris France. 4Arizina State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA. 5Museum national d, Paris France

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VIRTUAL POSTERS (click to view)
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Variation in Female Mate Preferences and the “Signal Reliability” Hypothesis
Nicole E. Cobb, Sam M. Mason, Keith B. Tompkins, Meredith Fitschen-Brown, Molly R. Morris. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA


Citizen science data reveals birdsong plasticity during aggressive interactions
Pietra O. Guimaraes, Leticia C. Guimaraes, Renato Oliveira, Fernando Almeida, Pedro Diniz. Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil


Understanding Pet Dog Aggression with Morphological and Life History Data
Flavio Ayrosa1, Natalia Albuquerque1, Carine Savalli1, 2, Briseida Resende1. 1Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. 2Universidade Federal do Estado de Sao Paulo, Santos, São Paulo, Brazil


Human presence influences personality traits in a free-living mammal
Amelia Binnett1, Chelsea A. Ortiz-Jimenez2, Sophie Conroy1, Andrew Sih2, Jennifer E. Smith1. 1Mills College, Oakland, California, USA. 2University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA


The Advantages and Benefits of Telecommunication Animal Behavior Therapy
Jill A. Goldman. DJG Animal Behavior Services, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Rescue cat (Felis catus) behavior repertoire size: do aggressive cats signal more than shy and friendly cats
Ingrid M Kaatz1, Carrie Etzen2, Janine Paton2. 140 Apple Valley road, Stamford, CT, USA. 2Friends of Felines, Inc, Stamford, CT, USA. 3Friends of Felines, Inc, Stamford, CT, USA


Wild and Feral Horse Handling Stress Scale
Sarah W. Low1, Cade A. Torcivia2, Sue M. McDonnell2. 1Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, USA. 2University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, PA, USA


Do you see what I see? The Observer Effect and its influence on animal behaviour
Dr Kate Mornement1, 2. 1Pets Behaving Badly, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. 2People a Animals in the Workplace, Melbourne, VIC, Australia


When do dolphins jump more? Assessing aerial behavior of the Guiana dolphin in southeastern Brazil.
Izabela Queiroz1, Rodrigo Tardin1, Guilherme Maricato2, Israel Maciel2. 1Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biologia Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ/BR, Brazil. 2Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Ecologia e Evolucao (PPGEE), Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes (IBRAG), Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ/BR, Brazil


Under Pressure: The Effect of Environmental Stress on Cognition and Behavior in Shelter Dogs
Lily T. Tees. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA


The Great Outdoors: Fenced Yards and Their Impact on Companion Dog Activity and Adoption
Lauren E. Tsao. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA


A Machine Learning Approach to Classifying Lying Behavior in Sheep
Samuel T. Wudi, Jocelyn M. Woods, Sarah J. J. Adcock. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA


Hormones do not make the mole-rat: no steroid hormone signatures of subordinate behavioral phenotypes
Ilapreet Toor, Mariela Faykoo-Martinez, Phoebe D. Edwards, Rudy Boonstra, Melissa M. Holmes. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Teaching in capuchin monkeys? The effect of the presence of an audience in nut-cracking behavior
Bruna de Sa, Briseida Resende. University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil


The role of stimulus congruence and intensity during multimodal learning in honey bees
Oswaldo Gil-Guevara, Andre J. Riveros. Departamento de Biologia. Facultad de Ciencias Naturales. Universidad del Rosario, Bogota Columbia


The role of body-representation in dogs in a spatial problem-solving task
Rita Lenkei1, 2, Enika#337 Kubinyi1, Petra Dobos1, Peter Pongracz1. 1Department of Ethology, Eotvos Lorand University, ELTE, Budapest Hungary. 2Doctoral School of Biology, Institute of Biology, ELTE Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest Hungary


Do urban-living yellow mongoose, Cynictis penicillata, experience the paradox of choice?
Mijke Muller, Neville Pillay. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


“Evaluating Ant’s cognitive abilities when brood is at stake”
Manish K. Pathak, Snigdha Mukhopadhyay, Subhashis Halder, Sumana Annagiri. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India


The Canine Self-Awareness Inventory
Claudia Sierzputowski, Alejandro Oliveri-Gili, Adriana LaVarco, Briana Balugas, Julian Keenan. Montclair State University Faculty, MONTCLAIR, NJ, USA


Sound order discrimination in two species of birds
Katherine A. Stennette1, Adam Fishbein1, 2, Nora Prior1, 3, Gregory F. Ball1, Robert J. Dooling1. 1University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA. 2University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA. 3Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA


Mother-offspring interaction in the domestic rabbit – via feces?
Rodrigo Barrios Montiel1, Maria de Lourdes Arteaga2, Robyn Hudson 3. 1Postgraduate in Biological Sciences, UATx, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico. 2Tlaxcala Center for Behavioral Biology, UATx, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico. 3Institute of Biomedical Research, UNAM, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico


What do differences in feather color and brightness tell us about Great Tits?
Madisen Brown, Michael Reichert, Clarrisa Gottfried, Rachel Atherton. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA


What does Polly Say? A survey of vocal variation in pet parrots.
Christine R Dahlin1, Tahais Guerrero2, Brockington Tahais2, Benedict Lauryn2. 1University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, USA. 2University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, USA


Abridged Song Use During Territorial Defense in Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)
Kendra DeMerchant, Ji-Ho Yoo, Sean Roach. University of New Brunswick - Saint John, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada


Grasshopper Sparrow Warble Song Syllable Variation Across Populations
Rebecca A Hill, Bernard Lohr. University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


Impacts of Noise on the Response to Territorial Intruders in Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)
Jennifer L. Moore, Adrienne N. Thornton, Sean P. Roach. University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, Canada


Effect of sudden urban noise on bout song length in a suboscine: an experimental approach
Isaac Munoz-Santos, Alejandro Ariel Rios-Chelen. Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico


The release call of Rhinella henseli (Anura; Bufonidae)
Joelma S. Prado1, 2, Simone Dena3, Camila Zornosa-Torres1, Rodrigo Lingnau4, Luis F. Toledo1, Guilherme Augusto-Alves1, 2. 1Laboratorio de Historia Natural de Anfibios Brasileiros (LaHNAB) Departamento de Biologia Animal, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. 2Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Ecologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. 3Fonoteca Neotropical Jacques Vielliard (FNJV), Museu de Diversidade Biologica (MDBio), Instituto de Biologia, Unicamp, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. 4Universidade Tecnologica Federal do Parana, Francisco Beltrao, Paraná, Brazil


Experience-dependent plasticity in the auditory preferences of female zebra finches
Erin Wall1, 2, Dr. Sarah Woolley1, 2. 1McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 2Centre for Brain Research in Music and Language, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Muestreo acstico automatizado e ndices acsticos para el monitoreo de anuros en un paisaje andino colombiano
Eliana Barona-Cortes1, Wilmar Bolivar-Garcia2, Maria Isabel Herrera-Montes2. 1Instituto Humboldt, Villa del leyva, boyaca, Columbia. 2Universidad del Valle, cali, valle del cauca, Columbia


Is early life adversity associated with adult stress?
Alyssa Y. Kong1, 2, Xochitl Ortiz-Ross1, 2, Daniel T. Blumstein1, 2. 1University of California, Los Angeles Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Gothic, CO, USA


Avian Community Shift over Seasons in an Urban-Agroecosystem
Rachel E. Bockrath, Elizabeth S. C. Scordato. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, California, USA


Beyond latencies: multiple measures of neophobia in the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
Dave J. Colucci, Anne B. Clark. Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA


Effects of an anti-depressant on behavior in the invasive Eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki)
Jennifer Dougherty, Zachary Culumber. The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, USA


The Lake Forest Park Community Bird Project
Douglas Wacker. University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, USA


Comparison of wildcat and domestic cat facial morphology caused by human influence
Madoka Hattori1, 2, Atsuko Saito3, Miho Nagasawa2, Takefumi Kikusui2, Shinya Yamamoto1. 1Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan. 2Azabu University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan. 3Sophia University, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan


Fish Treading Water: Endurance swimming abilities reveal insights to evolutionary fitness
Rocky Seeley, J Ungos, Spencer Ingley. Brigham Young University - Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii, USA


Context Impacts Human Perception of Emotions in Dogs
Holly G. Molinaro, Clive D. L. Wynne. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA


The Effects of Prolonged Sepration on Behavior and Cortisol Sychrony in Pair Bonded Convict Cichlids
Kiedon J. Bryant. Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA


The Visual World of Kissing Bugs (Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae): How and When Do They Rely on Vision?
Tomas M. Chialina1, 2, Sebastian A. Minoli1, Martin Beron de Astrada2. 1Laboratorio de Fisiologia de Insectos, Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires - Instituto de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental y Aplicada, CONICET - UBA, Buenos Aires, CABA, Argentina. 2Laboratorio de Fisiologia de la Vision, Departamento de Fisiologia y Biologia Molecular y Celular, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires - Instituto de Biociencias, Biotecnologia y Biologia Traslacional, UBA, Buenos Aires, CABA, Argentina


Do males or females affect testosterone levels in territorial male collared lizards, Crotophytus collaris?
Diana K. Hews1, Jennifer L. Curtis2, Maria Thaker1, 3, Troy A. Baird2. 1Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, USA. 2University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK, USA. 3Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Brain and Behavioral Characteristics at the Onset of Status Attainment in Cichlids
Robert B. Mobley, Ian Hill, Karen P. Maruska. Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA


Oxytocin Receptor Antagonist on Estrogens' Facilitation of Social Recognition in the Medial Amygdala
Christine A Sexton, Elena Choleris. University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada


Physiological response of Apodemus mystacinus under stress conditions, using non-invasive methods
Yiannis G. Zevgolis1, Stylianos P. Zannetos1, Konstantinos Vlachopoulos2, Triantaphyllos Akriotis1. 1Biodiversity Conservation Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece. 2Laboratory of Ecosystems Management and Biodiversity, Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly, Volos, Thessaly, Greece


In sync for Infants: Behavioral and Hormonal Signatures of Care in Biparental Poison Frogs
Billie C. Goolsby, Marc Soong, Lauren A. O'Connell. Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA


Resource access buffers against effects of reproduction on future ability to provide care in a burying beetle
Georgia A. Lambert, Per T. Smiseth. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom


Endocrine and Spatial Correlates of Infanticidal Behavior in Ranitomeya imitator
Amaris R. Lewis, Billie C. Goolsby, Lauren A. O'Connell. Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA


Keepng connected: comparison of Asian Wild Dog and Bush Dog pack vocalization under low visibility conditions.
David G. Browning. Browning Biotech, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA


The mechanisms behind noise’s influence on the processing of antipredator-related stimuli
Trina Chou, Mark Fossesca, Anjali Krishna, Avani Desai, Megan Gall. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA


Interspecific flock communication: effects of masking and distraction on anti-predator behavior
Mark Fossesca, Trina Chou, Avani Desai, Anjali Krishna, Megan Gall. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA


The syntactical structure of mobbing calls in response to visual and acoustic predator stimuli in noise
Anjali Krishna, Mark Fossesca , Avani Desai, Trina Chou, Megan Gall. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA


Off the Wing: Patterns and Preferences of Wing Folding in Wild American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
Jazlyn Morales, Sheila R Moore, Anne B Clark. Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA


Infection detection and female aggression in a wolf spider.
Olivia Bauer-Nilsen, Megan McConnell, George Uetz. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA


Personality dimensions in context of sex, age and dominance rank in wild bonnet macaques
Malgorzata E Arlet1, Olga Sakson-Obada2, Marzena Zakrzewska2, Mewa Singh3, Lynne A Isbell4. 1Institute of Human Biology and Evolution, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznaa#324, Poland, Poznaa#324 Poland. 2Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznaa#324 Poland. 3Faculty of Psychology, University of Mysore, Mysore India. 4Department of Anthropology and Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA


The dorsal hippocampal D2-type dopamine receptor and progesterone interplay in social learning in male mice
Noah Bass, Samantha McGuinness, Elena Choleris. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada


Cumulative experience influences future contest outcomes
Macie D. Benincasa1, Ian M. Hamilton1, 2. 1The Ohio State University, Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, Columbus, OH, USA. 2The Ohio State University, Department of Mathematics, Columbus, OH, USA


Resting pattern of Indian free-ranging dogs
Sourabh Biswas, Anindita Bhadra. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, Mohanpur, West Bengal, India


Change in Social Network with Familiarity in Chinook Salmon (O. tshawytscha) and Agent-based Simulation
Aviva F Blonder1, Cassidy J Cooper2, Kenneth W Zillig2, Jeffrey C Schank1, Nann A Fangue2. 1University of California, Davis, Department of Psychology, Davis, California, USA. 2University of California, Davis, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation, Davis, California, USA


Daily behaviour of two baboons (H. baboon) after the death of the alpha male at Parque Safari Zoo, Chile
Hernan Canon Jones1, Nicole Munoz1, Victor Godoy1, Alonso Silva2. 1Nucleo de Investigacion Aplicada en Ciencias Veterinarias y Agronomicas, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Agronomia, Universidad de Las Americas, Santiago Chile. 2Parque Safari, Rancagua Chile


Zoo Gorillas Show Little Response to Absence of Visitors During the Pandemic
Cathleen R Cox, Joan I Mead, Jill Werner. Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Los Angeles, California, USA


Is there a change in the behavior of Astyanax lacustris when exposed to aluminum?
Natalia Pires Vieira Morais de Faria1, Bianca Mayumi Silva Kida1, Raisa Pereira Abdalla1, Diego dos Santos Brito1, Renata Guimaraes Moreira1, Renato Massaaki Honji2. 1Departamento de Fisiologia, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. 2Centro de Biologia Marinha, Universidade de Biologia Marinha (CEBIMar/USP), Sao Sebastiao, São Paulo, Brazil


Social interactions during conditioned place preference tests in courting and paired zebra finches.
Jeremiah S Gorman1, Chelsea M Haakenson2, Gregory F Ball2, Nora H Prior1. 1Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. 2University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland, USA


Proximity to a Conspecific Predicts Future Wound Inflammation During Healing in a Monogamous Rodent
Emma R. Hammond, Patrick K. Monari, Yiru Chen, Catherine Marler. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA


The behavioral tendency of aged female Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata) in a free-ranging group
Hiroki Ishikawa1, 2, Masayuki Nakamichi1, Kazunori Yamada1. 1University of Osaka, Suita, Osaka, Japan. 2Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan


Social interactions of howler monkeys related to population changes in Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil.
Rilary da Silva Jose, Eleonore Zulnara Freire Setz. Instituto de Biologia, Programa de Pos-graduacao em Ecologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Outside US/Canada, Brazil


Colony size-dependent quorum threshold in collective decision-making of the ant Temnothorax congruus
Kotoko Kosuge1, Masaru K. Hojo1, 2, Takao Sasaki3. 1Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo, Japan. 2School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo, Japan. 3Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA


Self and Other Play and Grooming in White-cheeked Gibbons (Nomascus leucogenys)
Adriana LaVarco1, Cortni Borgerson1, Jillian Fazio2, Julian Keenan1. 1Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, USA. 2Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange, NJ, USA


Novel Ultrasonic Vocalization Subtypes in Pair-Bonded California Mice (Peromyscus californicus)
Patrick Monari, Candice Malone, Emma Hammond, Yiru Chen, Catherine Marler. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA


What drives wild zebrafish towards mixed species shoaling?
Ishani Mukherjee, Anuradha Bhat. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India


Betweenness Centrality Can Indicate Dominance Boundaries and Policing Within Groups?
Adriana S. Oliveira-Ueno, Patricia F. Monticelli. Universidade de Sao Paulo, RIBEIRAO PRETO, São Paulo, Brazil


Sex differences in social behavior of immature wild capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus)
Julia Omena, Patricia Izar. Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Integration of Signaling Traits during Social Interaction in a Color-Changing Lizard
Subhasmita Patro, Maria Thaker. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India


Pregnant and lactating bonnet macaques differ in sociality and feeding behaviour.
Sindhuja Sirigeri1, Malgorzata E Arlet1, Lynne A Isbell2, Mewa Singh3. 1Institute of Human Biology and Evolution, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznaa#324 Poland. 22Department of Anthropology and Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California Davis, Davis United States. 3Faculty of Psychology, University of Mysore, India, Mysore India


Social Bonds and Play in a Captive Group of Western Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
Madeline L. Vandevere. West Chester University, West Chester, PA, USA


Which Chimpanzees Form Parties Together in Savanna Woodland?
Midori Yoshikawa1, Hideshi Ogawa2. 1National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, Japan. 2Chukyo University, Toyota-shi, Aichi, Japan


Red squirrels benefit by living closer to specific types of kin
Sam F. Walmsley1, 2, Stan Boutin3, Ben Dantzer4, Jeffrey E. Lane5, David W. Coltman3, 6, Andrew G. McAdam1. 1University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA. 2Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada. 3University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 4University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. 5University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. 6Western University, London, ON, Canada

9:30 - 1:00 PM


Chair(s): Esteban Fernandez-Juricic
Virtual Room 3


Signaling Geometry and the Evolution of Visual Communication
Nathan I. Morehouse. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA


Ground-truthing our perceptual assumptions: the role of visual ecologists in understanding how animals perceive and respond to signals
Eleanor M. Caves. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA


Is that relevant for your animal? How ecological context affects interpretation of behavioural tests for visual abilities
Carola Yovanovich. University of Sussex, Brighton United Kingdom


Re-integrating the body as a component of the visual system
Madineh Sedigh-Sarvestani. Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Jupiter, Florida, USA


Understanding the ecological impact of ocular disease in animals
Bret Moore. University of Florida at Gainesville, Gainsville, Florida, USA


The (bright) future of visual ecology and behavior
Esteban Fernandez-Juricic. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA


12:00 PM EDT - Live Q&A and Discussion.

11:00 - 2:00 PM


Virtual Room 4

12:00 - 1:00 PM


Chair(s): Damian Elias
Virtual Committee Room

3:00 - 5:30 PM


Chair(s): Nora H. Prior, Cassandra Nuñez
Virtual Room 1