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The Reproductive Strategies Of Water Striders

The Reproductive Strategies Of Water Striders

Often called the ‘Jesus bug’ because of its ability to walk on water, the male water striders are not nearly as peaceable as their nickname would have you believe.

Photo Credit: Brett Lewis

Seahorses Are Pregnant Fathers

Since most of the males in the animal kingdom don’t have access to DNA tests, many species have found ways of ensuring their biological fatherhood. A great example of this comes from the seahorse. But before I discuss reproduction, let’s look at seahorse courtship behaviour. By human standards, seahorse courtship is viewed as very romantic. […]

UTown @ UBC Nature Club at the Beaty

UTown @ UBC Nature Club at the Beaty

On Sundays starting October 1, UTown @ UBC Nature Club events will give every family a unique opportunity to participate in hands-on experiences, learn more about the area they live in, and meet other families.