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    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    The trunk replaces the longer mandible as the main feeding organ in elephant evolution

    Chunxiao Li, Tao Deng ... Shiqi Wang
    The long mandibles were gradually replaced by more flexible trunks in the evolution of proboscideans.
    1. Ecology

    Polarised Moonlight Guides Nocturnal Bull Ants Home

    Cody A Freas, Ajay Narendra ... Ken Cheng
    1. Ecology

    The larva and adult of Helicoverpa armigera use differential gustatory receptors to sense sucrose

    Shuai-Shuai Zhang, Pei-Chao Wang ... Chen-Zhu Wang
    The sweet taste receptors in the cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) are evolved to adapt towards the larval and adult foods with different types and amounts of sugar.
    1. Ecology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Landscape drives zoonotic malaria prevalence in non-human primates

    Emilia Johnson, Reuben Sunil Kumar Sharma ... Kimberly Fornace
    Regional meta-analysis enriches our understanding of zoonotic malaria in primate reservoirs in areas of Southeast Asia experiencing deforestation, with wider ecological implications for human disease risk in fragmented landscapes.
    1. Ecology
    2. Physics of Living Systems

    Evidence of social learning across symbolic cultural barriers in sperm whales

    Antonio Leitao, Maxime Lucas ... Giovanni Petri
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Ecology

    Collaborative hunting in artificial agents with deep reinforcement learning

    Kazushi Tsutsui, Ryoya Tanaka ... Keisuke Fujii
    Collaborative hunting, characterized by the division of roles among predators, has emerged within a group of artificial agents through deep reinforcement learning.
    1. Ecology

    Quick-quick-slow: the foxtrot migration and dynamic non-breeding range

    Ivan Pokrovsky, Teja Curk ... Martin Wikelski