Subject collection: Neuroethology
- Male bumblebees perform learning flights on leaving a flower but not when leaving their nest
Summary: Bumblebee males leave their nest directly, but they perform learning flights when they leave artificial flowers, during which they turn back and fixate the flowers.
- Rats concatenate 22 kHz and 50 kHz calls into a single utterance
- Naturalistic path integration of Cataglyphis desert ants on an air-cushioned lightweight spherical treadmill
Highlighted Article: Cataglyphis ants are shown to exhibit naturalistic navigation and typical homing behaviour, with a straight approach phase and looping search phase, on newly designed, fast-responding, lightweight, air-cushioned treadmill.