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Two elephants touching trunks

How elephants say hello

African elephants communicate in different ways depending on the social scenario, according to a new research collaboration.

Human impact on biodiversity

St Andrews scientists discover that widespread species increase the number of sites they occupy, whereas more narrowly distributed species decline.

tail walking dolphin

Dolphins learn from each other

A new study, by Whale and Dolphin Conservation and the universities of St Andrews and Exeter, reveals dolphins learn tricks from each other.