Media coverage of our paper: Sexually selected infanticide by male red squirrels in advance of a mast year
Check out the University of Alberta Faculty of Science press release about this paper.
You can read a blog post that I wrote on the Wild49 website: Male red squirrels kill other squirrels’ offspring to increase their chances of having kids.
You can also read my story in a Twitter thread.
Select media articles about this paper:
Red squirrels kill offspring of male rivals: study. Brampton Guardian
Male squirrels kill rivals’ offspring when food is bountiful: study. CTV Edmonton News
These Adorable Squirrels Are Also Baby-Killing Cannibals. National Geographic
Red squirrels kill offspring of male rivals when food is abundant: study. National Observer
Radio and TV interviews about this paper:
CBC Edmonton, Radio Active, navigate to 0:11 in podcast to hear the interview.
Global News Radio 770 CHQR in Calgary, The Morning News with Gord Gillies, navigate to 42:10 in podcast to hear the interview.
CTV News at Five, navigate to 28:40 to see the interview.
CBC Calgary, News at 11, navigate to 14:01 to see the interview.